Jamie is a researcher, teacher, and PhD candidate at Freie Universität Berlin.
He has played in various bands since the mid-nineties: from noise & shoegaze to country & jazz. He studied jazz at Chichester College in the naughties and spent ten years as a professional musician in various gypsy swing outfits; during that time he set up a limited company that employed dozens of musicians, released various albums, and toured throughout Europe.
Jamie was also awarded a BA in History during this time, from The Open University, and started to pursue a career in Academia. Since then he has received a Masters in English Philology from FU Berlin. He resides in Hamburg for its unrivaled access to fresh air & seafood and is currently researching the links between renaissance vocal music & viticulture.