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Brendan Hook

 
 I am a saxophonist and composer based in Brisbane, Australia. I perform live with my 'mini Big Band' IMPULSE orchestra, with Brazilian guitarist Jaider de Oliveira and in various other contemporary,world,jazz and funk inspired bands and projects. I compose music for podcasts, video and film. My latest recording is a sacred music work called Meridian Meditations.

I am a saxophonist and composer based in Brisbane, Australia. I perform live with my 'mini Big Band' IMPULSE orchestra, with Brazilian guitarist Jaider de Oliveira and in various other contemporary,world,jazz and funk inspired bands and projects. I compose music for podcasts, video and film. My latest recording is a sacred music work called Meridian Meditations.

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Composition Services

Specialising in music for Podcasts, Film, Video and Websites, I offer a comprehensive service to create affordable unique and distinctive music to support your podcasts, web content, youtube videos and photo albums.

PODCASTS, VIDEO, WEBSITES : Whether you are in business, seeking to promote yourself or a product, or enhance your web presence,my aim is to create music for you that gives you a greater and more personalised connection with your audience.

Music is a uniquely powerful way to give meaning, enhance emotional mood and create connection. Consider how a theme or hook, tailored to you will help you send the message you wish to give.   

 

 

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PODCAST THEMES

by Brendan Hook

IMPULSE orchestra 

 Sitting at the interface of IMprovised jazz,funk,blues and world music,IMPULSE orchestra is where a polyrhythmic approach to groove sets the scene for soaring solos, group improvisation and rich textured compositions. IMPULSE orchestra is a 9 piece 'mini big band' that honours the great improvised music traditions of the world. Featuring a 5 piece horn section reaching for the cosmic heights anchored by richly woven grooves from a rhythm section comprising guitar, bass, drums and percussion, the band is ideally suited to Jazz, world or other music festivals which showcase the art of improvisation, the life giving power of rhythm, the emotive momentum of harmony and the soaring beauty of melody!   IMPULSE orchestra is made up of long time members of the Queensland's music scene.     Brendan Hook - Saxes.   Ric Halstead – Saxes  Alex Price – Baritone Sax  Peter Barraclough – Trumpet, Flugelhorn  Paul Meneeley – Trombone  Philip Griffin – Guitar  Brendan Scully – Bass  Tom Schache - Percussion   Will Eager – Drums.                      Contact Brendan to book IMPULSE orchestra on Contact page

Sitting at the interface of IMprovised jazz,funk,blues and world music,IMPULSE orchestra is where a polyrhythmic approach to groove sets the scene for soaring solos, group improvisation and rich textured compositions. IMPULSE orchestra is a 9 piece 'mini big band' that honours the great improvised music traditions of the world. Featuring a 5 piece horn section reaching for the cosmic heights anchored by richly woven grooves from a rhythm section comprising guitar, bass, drums and percussion, the band is ideally suited to Jazz, world or other music festivals which showcase the art of improvisation, the life giving power of rhythm, the emotive momentum of harmony and the soaring beauty of melody! 

IMPULSE orchestra is made up of long time members of the Queensland's music scene.   

Brendan Hook - Saxes. 

Ric Halstead – Saxes

Alex Price – Baritone Sax

Peter Barraclough – Trumpet, Flugelhorn

Paul Meneeley – Trombone

Philip Griffin – Guitar

Brendan Scully – Bass

Tom Schache - Percussion 

Will Eager – Drums. 

                   Contact Brendan to book IMPULSE orchestra on Contact page

IMPULSE orchestra photography by Jason Malouin 

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IMPULSE orchestra LIVE

by IMPULSE orchestra

While a studio recording is coming, listen live.

News & Updates

 

 
 A contemporary non religious  sacred work from diverse influences. Listen on the site.

A contemporary non religious

sacred work from diverse influences. Listen on the site.