Jonny Colgan

Composer | Noise-maker

My fascination with music began when a Casio PT-87 became my favourite childhood toy. Jamming 'Greensleeves' over a bossa-nova drum loop and getting an 'excellent' 4 Star feedback probably gave me the confidence to start my musical career...




Jonny (Jonathan) Colgan is a Belfast born - London based composer.

Recent work includes ‘Sunday’ – directed by Charlie Watts in collaboration with MIND and Copa90 (described by Stephen Fry as ‘wonderful’ and featured in the Guardian), The Today Show on NBC, 'Can't Press Repeat' - a Dillon Dance film selected for Framerush and UDance film festivals 2020, ‘Clarissa’ directed by Chris Godwin and ‘Novice’ directed by Lucy MacArthur and premiered at Raindance Film Festival.

After years working as a freelance drummer from working with Underworld on the London 2012 Olympic ceremony, supporting the Rolling Stones in Hyde Park and playing 3 nights at New York’s Beacon Theatre supporting Hozier, Jonny has developed a truly unique approach in his work.

"Emotional elegance and simplicity ... stirring and original" - Jeff Beal (House Of Cards)

"Amazing to work with a composer so collaboratively and to find the story through the music..." - Chris Godwin (Inner Eye Productions, BBC & White Boat TV)

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