THE JESSICA (JESS) COX, HISTORY:
Jessica Cox is a professional freelance cellist with 14 years teaching experience ranging from beginners to degree level and from 4 year olds to adults, she lives in Winchmore Hill.
She has a passion for all round musical learning as well as specific cello and piano tutoring. She therefore offer music theory lessons (ABRSM), aural improvement and general ‘Musical Awareness’ for younger children before choosing an instrument.
Jess Cox received a First Class Ba Hons degree in music before continuing her cello studies at the Royal Academy of Music. On graduating Jessica joined the Stanford Quartet with whom she performed for The Queen, worked with esteemed composer Harrison Birtwhistle and gave concerts worldwide. She has performed for radio with the Northern Sinfonia, in Malaysia for Sadlers Wells, toured with National Theatre of Scotland and has appeared in West End shows that include 'A Little Night Music', 'Top Hat' and the touring production 'Three Phantoms.'
She has performed with numerous artists on BBC radio and television and highlights include appearing with The Hoff on ITV, Goldfrap on Jools Holland and recording for numerous adverts.
She has performed for radio with the Northern Sinfonia, in Malaysia for Sadler’s Wells, toured with National Theatre of Scotland and has appeared in West end shows that include ‘A Little Night Music’, ‘Top Hat’ and the touring production ‘Three Phantoms.’.
She is a founding member of an exciting new electric/acoustic group 'Q strings' and has toured and arranged music for Ocean Colour Scene, The Specials, Brian Wilson and Gilbert O'Sullivan. Recently she has been performing live and on television/radio with Ellie Goulding as well as shooting a video with UK no.1 band Years and Years and recording at Abbey Road for Sam Smith. Most recently Jess was touring with Jeff Lynne's ELO, april-may 2016.
Jessica is delighted to be joining Inala this summer as well as touring Europe with Bjork.
“Jessica Cox doesn’t play the cello, she wields it!” (Union Chapel)
With a passion for all things musical I’m embracing the kaleidoscopic musical spectrum that is the rich life of being a freelance musician. Whether performing ‘Good Vibrations’ with Brian Wilson or ‘Do(ing) Nothing’ creating arrangements for The Specials I am lucky to be able to say I enjoy my job!
Cambiare Duo is made up of musicians Rachel Steadman and Jessica Cox. They met whilst studying for their music degrees at Colchester Institute and have been performing together ever since. They have worked on numerous tours worldwide in a variety of musical genres and have cruised South America and the Mediterranean.
Cambiare Duo presents a selection of music arranged for various combinations of violin, viola, cello and piano. Cambiare Duo delight audiences with music from Bach to the Beatles.
Jessica Cox – cello/piano