Bob Good composes Original, Creative and Unique Music for Film, TV, Adverts, Corporate Videos and so on in a wide range of Genres and Styles, Specialising in Instrumental Pieces and always working with Talented Musicians and Engineers.
My grandfather was a master builder. He once said to me that he looked on everything he built as a monument to himself. I know that was his way of saying “If a job’s worth doing, it’s worth doing well” and it really struck a chord with me.
It's important to me, when I’m writing and recording, that every recording of every performance of every note is the best it can be ... after all, once it’s out there there’s no going back, no tweaking and when I’m lucky enough to hear something I’ve produced being used in a new context, then I want to be proud that I’ve done a good job!
I feel honoured and humbled that my music has been used in such a wide diversity of situations, from local radio adverts here in the UK to election campaigns in the USA; in television documentaries and dramas from South America to the Middle East, and including our own BBC and ITV.
My music is available exclusively on various libraries, including:-
Surrey Dance Music Library (yes, that's our very own one) - atmospheric, filmic, jazz, choral
Cinephonix Music Library (London, Australia, LA) - atmospheric, filmic, jazz, choral
Music For Productions Library (Canada) - classical, classical crossover, piano/strings
Boom! Music Library (Surrey) - classical, piano/strings
Organic Music LIbrary (USA) - quirky, comedy, tongue-in-cheek, piano rags
Roba Production Music (Germany) - classical, string quartet, comedy, drama
Mode Music LIbrary (West Midlands) piano/strings, atmospheric
Platinum Music Library (London) light-hearted comedy
Handmade Sounds (Salisbury) delicate piano
Evolution Media Music (UK) fun classical
My library placements in 2017 included:-
BBC1: Masterchef (A Fond Farewell)
BBC1: The One Show (An Innocence)
BBC1: Autumnwatch (Acorns To Oaks)
BBC1: James Martin: Home Comforts (Manor Born)
Channel 4: A Place In The Sun: Home Or Away (Tea At The Savoy)
Discovery: British Treasure, American Gold (Eternal Night)
Finnish Films: Spandex Sapiens (Adoramus)
Canal Vie (Canada): Ex Au Defi (Love Within)
France 3: Au Fil De La Durance Des Haute (And There Were Bears)
MTV Lebanon: Al Hayba (various)
and many more
"Amarissa" is my featured track for February.
Amarissa is a gentle, relaxed, slightly melancholy gypsy-folk track. Evocative and carefree, the percussion is all handmade, using bits of other percussion instruments and bits of building material we had lying around the studio. The improvised feel to the guitar solo was achieved by springing it as a surprise on the guitarist at the end of the session, and only letting him have one shot at it! It’s got the feel of wandering around a market, or sitting round a campfire.
Nick Sowden: Percussion
Bob Good: Percussion
Nat Martin: Acoustic Guitars
Matthew Scrivener: Violin
Amy Swain: Viola