Jessica Jones is a BAFTA New Talent winning composer for film and television best known for her Emmy and Hollywood Music in Media Award nominated score for Netflix’s The Tinder Swindler, which broke records as the most streamed documentary ever.
Her recent credits also include Jimmy Savile: A British Horror Story for 72 Films and Netflix, BBC3’s original drama Red Rose, Prime Video‘s drama Fifteen-Love, BAFTA winning The Surgeon’s Cut as well as Reclaiming Amy Winehouse for BBC 1, recorded by the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra. She is currently working on the score for Drama Republic‘s adaptation of David Nicholls‘ One Day for Netflix.
In addition to her scoring work Jessica is one half of the duo Vanbur. After the release of their debut EP Human they have been consistently featured on Spotify editorial playlists including Not Quite Classical, Classical X and The Most Beautiful Songs in the World. Their music has found its home on productions including Netflix‘s Virgin River, Amazon’s Hanna seasons 2 and 3, Station 19 and The Rising. They worked with classical label Deutsche Grammophon to create their singles Falling Colour and adaption of Carol of the Bells.
Jessica studied Composition at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow before going on to do a Masters in composing for film and television at the NFTS. Jessica loves to use her voice in her own scores as well as creating delicate textures on her upright piano and violin. She is very at home writing for strings and especially likes combining larger scale sounds with more intimate, raw experiments in her home studio. Her voice has featured on TV scores including Music and Sound Awards nominee Little Birds as well as Reframed: Marilyn Monroe and Netflix’s Lost Girls.