Jools Scott has worked with the BFI, Brodsky Quartet, Flanders Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra and St. Paul’s Cathedral Choir.
In 2015, he scored Andrew Steggall’s feature film Departure (“Jools Scott’s tastefully sparse score” – Variety Magazine). The same year, he performed in Sally Cookson’s critically acclaimed production of Jane Eyre (National Theatre)
In 2014, Jools and his long-term librettist Sue Curtis, completed The Cool Web : A Robert Graves Oratorio, which premiered in Bath Abbey. The Cool Web opened the Wimbledon International Music Festival in 2017, and closed the official UK and Belgian 1914-1918 centenary programme at St. Paul’s Cathedral in 2018.
Jools Scott and Sue Curtis have written numerous pieces for children, working extensively with the local community in Bath since 2014. Projects include two song cycles, Extraordinary Creatures and Music of The Spheres, for the Melody Makers of Bath Abbey, commissioned by Shean Bowers, two oratorios with narrator for the Bath Abbey Schools Programme (Written on Water and When The War Came) and a handful of songs and Christmas carols for Bath schools.
Fine Times Recorder on The Cool Web – “his choral writing is simply sublime, constantly making use of different textures and truly giving the choir something to sing about.”
Andrew Carwood on The Cool Web – “A fine piece of music, unfailingly sensitive text setting…moments of great dramatic intensity.”