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:
Andy Cole's Children Foundation
Bounty Brave (dir. Afdlin Shauki)
Car Park The Movie (dir. Bill McCoid)
Dentsu Young & Rubicam (DYR)
Foote, Cone & Belding (FCB)
Leo Burnett (LB)
Misteri Jalan Lama (dir. Afdlin Shauki) Nikon
Ogilvy & Mather (O&M)
Oxford University Press
Peach Blossom Media
Rocket Fish Studios
Saatchi & Saatchi
Sony Playstation 2