Elegant string quartet cover versions of contemporary pop songs. Recognising this new cultural phenomenon, we looked into the Score back catalogue and chose songs from a variety of modern popular genres. Companion to SCORE221.
Produced by: David Walter for Score Production Music
Jess Cox and Laura Stanford have collaborated for over twenty years, multi talented musicians/arrangers/ composers and have performed and recorded together for artists including Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys, Goldfrapp and Ellie Goulding as part of their group Q Strings. They met at The Royal Academy of Music, where with Laura’s sisters, they formed Q Strings, performing classical string quartets worldwide before exploring their passion for rock and pop music, developing their own musical style and bringing a rock band sized sound to string playing.
Laura is director of the London Symphonic Rock Orchestra and has arranged strings for artists including Paul Weller & Sigma. Jess is cellist with Jeff Lynne’s ELO and has arranged strings for artists including Ocean Colour Scene & SG Lewis and was recently nominated for a Production Music Award for her composition for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Together the arranging duo are musical directors and producers for the sold out show The Rock Orchestra By Candlelight, a unique musical experience created in 2021.
7Gate owner Jorden Milnes started professionally writing and producing in 1997 after signing to Deconstruction/BMG as an artist. Featuring twice in the international music magazine Billboard and won songwriter of the year in 2000. Jorden re-signed his publishing to Warner Chappell in 2008 working with many labels and artists. Now freelance he is concentrating on composing and producing music through a wide range of genres for Television, Film, Radio and Games with releases through Score, Sony, BMG Beds And Beats, Universal Atmosphere Music, APM, DL Music amongst others.
For more information on the composer/producer: www.7gatemedia.com