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United Kingdom UK - England - North West

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Jon Brooks

SHORT BIO:
Jon Brooks was born in South Manchester, UK in 1980. He studied music at Anglia Ruskin University (Cambridge) followed by a Masters degree in Composition for Film and TV at Kingston University (London). Jon previously spent six years working as an in-house composer in Malaysia before returning to the UK. He is a professional composer specialising in music production for film, TV, advertising, sonic branding, animation series and corporate videos. His passion is writing dramatic and emotive scores for film and TV, whether scoring for solo instruments or full orchestra.

Jon is accomplished on piano and french horn and has performed on stage with Richard Clayderman, auditioned for Nigel Martin-Smith, performed at a variety of venues including the Royal Albert Hall, Kuala Lumpur’s Twin Towers and at the Vatican, Rome. He also had the privilege of performing for the Queen in London during her Jubilee Tour.

Writing from his purpose built recording studio based in South Manchester, UK, his clients and credits include: Walt Disney, Coca Cola, Saatchi and Saatchi, Sony Playstation, O&M, Breitling, Jaclyn Victor (Malaysian Idol winner), Cadburys, BBDO, Oxford University Press, Pepsi, X-Box, Leo Burnett, KFC, Malaysia Airlines, Unilever, McCann Erickson, Sony Music, Panasonic, TBWA, Strepsils, Pantene and Toyota.

LONG BIO:
Jon Brooks is a professional music composer based in South Manchester, UK. He specialises in music production for for film, tv, corporate sonic branding, animation series, advertising and also works with artists. Some of his clients and credits include: Walt Disney, Coca Cola, Saatchi and Saatchi, Sony Playstation, Jaclyn Victor (Malaysian Idol winner), BBDO, Oxford University Press, Pepsi, X-Box, Leo Burnett, KFC, Malaysia Airlines, McCann Erickson, Sony Music, Panasonic, Strepsils and Toyota…

He's worked professionally (locally and internationally) in audio/music production since 2002 and has his own recording studio based in Stockport and able to record and produce in-house; calling in live musicians and other creative professionals when required.

As a multi-instrumentalist, Jon plays mainly the Piano, French Horn and Trumpet. When he was 12, he won first prize in a piano competition where he appeared on stage alongside Richard Clayderman. He has performed at a variety of venues including the Royal Albert Hall, Barbican Hall, Bridgewater Hall, Kuala Lumpur's Twin Towers and at the Vatican, Rome. He also had the privilege of performing for the Queen during her Jubilee Tour.

Jon studied in Cambridge (Anglia Ruskin University), after which he relocated to Kingston University, London, where he gained a Master's degree (with commendation) in Composition for Film and Television. He then took up a full-time position at WASP Studios in Malaysia as an in-house composer/sound designer working on scores for films, television, radio, TVC's, musicals, mobile devices and animation. After six years in Malaysia, he returned to the UK and set up his own recording studio which is based in South Manchester. More details can be found here: www.jonbrooks.co.uk

Though his creativity is versatile, his real forte leans towards producing dramatic and epic orchestral film scores. His music is heavily influenced by a wide range of composers spanning from the 17th century to the present day.

Clients, Credits and Brands include:
Amnesty International
Andy Cole's Children Foundation
Argonaut Games
AstraZeneca
BBDO
Bounty Brave (dir. Afdlin Shauki)
Cadburys
Car Park The Movie (dir. Bill McCoid)
Coca Cola
Dentsu Young & Rubicam (DYR)
Disney
Dunhill
Euro RSCG
Foote, Cone & Belding (FCB)
Godmother Productions
Halls
ICI
KFC
Kidsco
Leo Burnett (LB)
Malaysia Airlines
Mars
McCann Erickson
Misteri Jalan Lama (dir. Afdlin Shauki) Nikon
Ogilvy & Mather (O&M)
Oxford University Press
Panasonic
Pantene
Passion Pictures
Peach Blossom Media
Pepsi
Pixar
Planet Films
Proton
Reservoir Productions
Rocket Fish Studios
Saatchi & Saatchi
Sony
Sony Playstation 2
Strepsils
Toyota
Walt Disney
Wrigley's
X-Box

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