Aidan GoldstrawKeyboard player and vocalist Aidan Goldstraw is the leader of Feels Like Midnight. Aidan read music at the University of East Anglia, and is one of the UK’s most in-demand solo pianists for functions and events. He has appeared at some of the country’s most prestigious venues, including Blenheim Palace, Raymond Blanc’s Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons and The Dorchester Hotel in London. Aidan is Director of Music at St Giles Parish Church, Newcastle-under-Lyme and also works as a freelance journalist and web designer.

Jane BryanJane Bryan (vocals): Jane Bryan has a unique voice which blends classical purity, jazz-led freedom and pop sensibilities and can switch seamlessly between styles with poise and elegance. Jane has been singing solo and in choirs since an early age and her upbeat and friendly on-stage persona helps add to the Feels Like Midnight party atmosphere at any gig!

David BurndrettDavid Burndrett (upright/electric bass): David is a former pupil of Chetham’s School of Music in Manchester. His musical experience spans the genres – not only is he a veteran of many jazz and swing gigs, he is also in demand as an orchestral player with The Halle Orchestra, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and the Manchester Camerata.

Tim BowesTim Bowes (drums): Tim’s refined drumming underpins Feels Like Midnight’s sound, from bossa nova to straight-ahead rock. Tim is also a member of up-and-coming soul/punk band This Is Seb Clarke. Tim also coaches the next generation of drummers at schools throughout the Warwickshire area.

John ThorringtonJohn Thorrington (guitars): John is a veteran of the Midlands music scene, appearing in a wide range of bands and settings. He also works as a guitar teacher, based in Stoke-on-Trent.

John WatsonJohn Watson (saxophone): A familiar face on the UK jazz scene, John has played with some of the genres top musicians. John stays on the music scene for the other aspect of his career, photographing some of the world’s top jazz players.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to previous commitments, it’s not possible to guarantee the availability of any particular musician for your performance. However, in such circumstances, we will include a deputy of comparable musical talent and experience. Bandleader Aidan Goldstraw will always be present to liaise with clients and venue staff.

Feels Like Midnight



I have heard nothing but great feedback from everyone that attended. Your music really set a great feel to start the night and got everybody in the mood. Thanks again for a great night and I will keep you in mind for the future. — Ryan Bayliss, organiser, Student ball, The Jam House, Birmingham