"Jason & Nolan create music with great power, beauty, and sensitivity. Their music has the power to heal...the power to inspire...the power to move the spirit."
-JEFF OTERO, Walt Disney Imagineering
"Jason & Nolan are true artists and prolific musicians who create riveting music packed with energy, soul, and beauty."
-MICHAEL OLSON, Paramount Pictures
"There is no one who can match the combination of collaboration, musical skill, performance, and dedication to the furthering of cinematic music than Jason & Nolan Livesay."
-MARK EDWARD LEWIS, CEO LEM Media Production
"I'm constantly amazed by the versatility, virtuosity, and variety Jason & Nolan bring to every project. They are phenomenal musicians!"
-LEE SANDERS, New Line Cinema & CBS Television
Jason & Nolan Livesay, identical twins raised in Southern California, both began playing the violin at the age of eight and went on to study with Todor Pelev. By the time they graduated from high school, they were performing professionally, winning national violin competitions, and composing for full orchestra. They both attended Azusa Pacific University where they studied violin with Ruth Meints and composition with Phil Shackleton. They later studied film scoring at UCLA, conducting with Jorge Mester, and voice with Calvin Remsberg and Michael Skidgel.
Jason & Nolan are currently scoring films, composing commissioned concert works, and musical directing and conducting professionally. Their compositions have been used by CBS, MTV, Nickelodeon, Disney, Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures, Dreamworks, Paramount Pictures, and Warner Brothers. They both keep active careers as freelance violinists with several regional orchestras and theatre companies.
Jason & Nolan have performed with Josh Groban, Bela Fleck, Linda Eder, Jubilant Sykes, Merv Griffin, Sally Struthers, Tony Danza, Chris Botti, Betty Garrett, Lisa Vroman, John Williams, and have appeared on Celebrity and Crystal Cruises, "The American Music Awards" and "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno.