Though Frank recently stepped down to concentrate on compositional work, UFQ have remained a four-piece with the arrival of Stafford's Dan Walsh (Walsh and Pound, Seth Lakeman, The Levellers) - widely regarded as one of the UK's best clawhammer banjo players.
"We're really excited to have welcomed Dan into UFQ as a permanent member," explains Tom, who says Dan's arrival has enthused the quartet.
Having spent the spring and summer on tour and playing big festivals, the "new" UFQ line-up make their hometown debut at mac Birmingham tomorrow.
The appearance is also their first in the city since a sell-out Yardbird show back in spring 2013 - an electric performance recorded and released as their last album, UFQ: Live II.
Qualitative data from each UFQ (n = 79) were collated and categorised into positive, negative or neutral comments.
First order theme Raw data Source Clarified "Instructional feedback and positive UFQ situation feedback was used predominantly throughout the 1:1 feedback.