Born in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, Jonny Mansfield grew up surrounded by music. His parents are both musicians and played a mix of Classical and Jazz around the house.
Jonny followed in his older brothers footsteps attending Chetham’s School of Music. This led him to being part of the National Youth Orchestra, Verbier Festival Youth Orchestra and National Youth Jazz Collective. Jonny went on to study at the Royal Academy of Music with Jim Hart, Joe Locke and Pete Churchill, where he gained a BMus 1st class degree.
He has performed at many prestigious venues with respected musicians including Chris Potter, Gareth Lockrane and Yazz Ahmed