Jody Jenkins is an established composer for film and television, based in Soho, London. His credits include numerous original scores, commissioned for a broad range of productions, as well as collaborations with some of the world’s most renowned film composers as a programmer and orchestrator.
Q: You studied at the Royal Academy of Music and I think concentrated upon percussion and composition whilst there. Had you always had it in mind to write for film and television?
Well, I always wanted to be a performer. Both my parents were composers and it always seemed quite a lonely existence when I was a much younger. I loved being around orchestras and that sense of being in a big team. Most of my early observations of writing music were that it was quite tedious. Then as I went through Music College I started writing more and more and grew to love it. I also became aware that the life of a performing musician might not be for me. I’m glad I was a performer for so long now, because it was invaluable spending so much time with other instrumentalists, watching and learning. Continue reading Jody Jenkins