Paul Clifton-James has had a guitar in his hand for most of his life. Playing all over the world with, amongst others, The New Animals, Toute Salute and Tempest, he earned a legion of adoring fans. His guitar skills meant that he has play alongside such icons as Bruce Dickinson, Wurzel from Motorhead, Saxon, T-Rex to mention but a few. One of the highlights of Paul’s career was playing to one of the biggest ever audiences in Moscow’s Red Square with The New Animals.
Through his company, The Blond Organisation Ltd, Paul has been responsible for the production of tours for legends like Leo Sayer. Paul has also worked with Laura Mvula, Paulo Nutini, Jason Mraz, Lionel Ritchie, Spandau Ballet, McFly, Busted, Sugababes and the Fun Lovin’ Criminals.
He has recently been playing with Swedish Rock Band, Killer Bee.
Tom joined The Swan at Tetsworth (which is a family run business) last October after three years of service as a Porter to Chiswick Auctions in West London. He has been working around antiques since the age of 12 and has recently transitioned to Junior Valuer and Auctioneer and won runner-up in the NAVA Novice Auctioneer of The Year Award in 2017.