Christmas CD for Pan Macmillan and more

| July 18th, 2017

During June and July, vocal and instrumental sessions have been taking place for the forthcoming collection of Christmas songs and stories for Pan Macmillan. Iain was in the studio today with the wonderful Katy Ashworth who, along with Derek Griffiths, is performing the songs and narrating the stories. Mixing sessions are due to start later this week.

The audiobook of Detective Dog by Julia Donaldson, with a score by Iain, has been picked as one of the ‘Ten of the Best’ Childrens’ Audiobooks by book magazine, ‘Books for Keeps’. The publisher is Pan Macmillan.

Iain has also recently composed the score for Rockabye Pirate by Timothy Knapman with illustrations by Ada Grey. The publisher is Bloomsbury.

Floella Benjamin

| May 31st, 2017

As part of the ongoing sessions for the Nursery Rhymes and Stories release for Pan Macmillan, Iain was in the studio today with the wonderful Floella Benjamin.

Instrumental tracks and final mixes are expected to be completed in the next few weeks.

Derek Griffiths

| May 2nd, 2017

Iain has been in the studio today, recording with the multi-talented Derek Griffiths for an album of songs and rhymes to be published by Pan Macmillan.

Instrumental sessions are due to start later this week.

Julia Donaldson and Floella Benjamin

| February 28th, 2017

During March, Iain will be composing the score for The Detective Dog written by Julia Donaldson. The narrator is Floella Benjamin and the publisher is Pan Macmillan.

Carol Ann Duffy

| October 31st, 2016

Iain is currently composing a collection of settings for wonderful poetry by the poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy. These are Another Night Before Christmas, Bethlehem, The Christmas Truce, Mrs Scrooge, Wenceslas, The King of Christmas, The Wren Boys and Dorothy Wordsworth. The publisher is Picador Books.