House on a Hilltop


Jamie Hancock is a composer and saxophonist. His compositional work uses acoustic instrumentation, electronics, samples and field recordings. His most recent works are Light Variations and 'Scenes from Scotland/For G98'. Earlier he composed Exploring the Prehistoric. He has composed, played and recorded the alto saxophone part for the track 'Harry and Annie', which forms part of the album Short Stories by Weaver Birds A.K.A. Candi Godbold and Adam Gardner. He has also played saxophone on the track 'Humming Bird', which forms part of Little World by Patchy A.K.A. Candi Godbold. See Demos under the Music tab for further work, which is in progress.

Jamie has an MMus in Studio Composition from Goldsmiths. He has a BMus from Royal Holloway, which includes an integral year studying abroad at Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic.

On the theme of houses, Jamie has worked in Mortgage Servicing for TSB. He is now part of the Technical House Crew at Kings Place conference, music and arts venue.

Jamie also enjoys writing – please visit Hancock's Hand – and is a session musician, playing saxophone, details of which can be found at Soaring Saxophone.