Jafrey (Jefferey, Jeofry) Banister (Bannister, Bannester)

(? - 1684)

English musician and music copyist. In private service from some time in the 1640s. Violinist in Ordinary 1663. Owner of the Chelsea Girl's School with James Hart in the 1660s and 1670s. Musician in Ordinary in the King's Music for violins 1677.

VIIA: Henry Purcell and his Contemporaries