Jean Salder is director of Philip Brown 's Band at the Midland Hotel, Birmingham, and from it has formed the Serenaders with a view to broadcasting. He is a native of Birmingham, a pupil of Albert Sammons , and has broadcast before as a solo violinist. He has had seasons at Birmingham and Manchester cinemas, at a Sandown hotel, and with the Birmingham Film Society.
Arthur Garner , who does the arranging, and prays the piano accordion, has been with him for some time.
Jack Turner , who plays 'cello, guitar, clarinet, and tenor sax, has been with the Liverpool Philharmonic.
Bud Copley made his name as a drummer before becoming a bass player.
Hylda Hanson , who broadcast with the Wimbush Trio, is the pianist ; and Norman Nankervis , a Cornishman who came to Birmingham with Vincent Norman 's Band, from London, is the second violin.
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