• Jonathan Quarmby

  • Producer, programmer, mixer, string & orchestral arranger, pianist and guitarist. Jonathan works out of the legendary RAK Studios in St John’s Wood, where he writes top lines, lyrics and track.

    Jonathan produced and mixed Benjamin Clementine’s debut album 'At Least For Now', which won the prestigious Mercury Music Prize. Nemesis, a single from the album, is the theme for Apple's critically acclaimed drama 'The Morning Show'. He co-wrote four songs on the no.1 album by James Arthur ‘Back From The Edge’ including the title track and second single 'Safe Inside'.

    He produced the Tom Walker's track ‘Just You and I’ (Relentless / Sony) which appears on Tom's no.1 album and recently co -produced the single. The two versions have had over 100M streams. He also wrote and produced the single ‘Tough’ by Lewis Capaldi (Virgin), the single and TV show theme by Mika ‘It’s My House’ (Universal Republic), wrote produced and mixed Kawala's critically acclaimed single 'Moonlight' (Mahogany) and Alex the Astronaut's single 'Waste of Time'. For Black Butter/Sony, he produced and mixed the first single by Leo Stannard ‘Gravity’ which has been streamed more than 20 million times. He also produced two tracks on James Arthur's No.2 Album 'You' as well as 7 tracks on the (contested) No1 album 'Got It Covered' for Children In Need.

    He is currently writing and producing tracks with ... amongst others ... LP, Tiggs Da Author, (Alacran), Amy Adams, (Warners) Tycho Jones (Globe Town) and many more ...


    Tycho Jones -

    Don't Be Afraid - (produced / mixed)

    Tom Walker -

    Just You And I - (produced)

    Benjamin Clementine

    Nemesis (produced / mixed)

    Tiken Jah Fakoli

    Is It Because I'm Black (produced / mixed)

    Mika -

    It's My House- (produced / co written)

    actually - this is the house band - but it's such fun!! 

    Leo Stannard featuring Francis

    Gravity - (produced / mixed)

    George Oglivie -

    Foreign Hands - (produced / mixed / co written)

    Hannah Grace

    Praise You - (produced / mixed)

    Benjamin Clementine

    Condolence - (produced / mixed)

    Jacob Banks

    Move With You - (produced)

    Tiken Jah Fakoly -

    Dernier Appel - (produced / co written)


    Peroni - La Dolce Vita Campaign

    Peroni - My Girl Campaign



    Winner of; The El Rey Award for excellence in Sci Fi - Barcelona 2014

    Luca Brena - Showreel

  • Biography.

    Dropping out of Architecture school to explore the vibrant Sheffield music scene, Jonathan quickly established himself as a session keyboard player and programmer. His first production was for Paris based Barclay artist Fred De Fred.
    Jonathan then began a production partnership with Kevin Bacon (the other one). From AXIS Studios, their Sheffield base, they developed, wrote and produced an album for Electra signed Ephriam Lewis, who tragically died soon after its release.
    Signing to R&S as MANNA, they put out two seminal electro albums before returning to production, most notably with Brit winning Maverick A Strike (Finley Quaye) and Grammy winning Fallen Is Babylon (Ziggy Marley).
    Despite their profile being at its zenith, a new London studio at RAK, A&R consultants to Island Records, no.1 singles and a long list of high profile clients, Bacon and Quarmby saw more exciting opportunities elsewhere, and with Apple guru Denzyl Feigelson, set up innovative digital distributor AWAL.
    In 2012 AWAL was sold to Kobalt and by 2014 Jonathan was free to return to music creation.

    Still based out of RAK, he now divides his time between writing and producing


    Recent discography includes:

    James Arthur VxP/W (Album/ Single)

    Lewis Capaldi W/P (Single )

    Mika W/P (Single)

    Benjamin Clementine P/M (EP / Album/ Single)

    Tom Walker P (Single)

    Tycho Jones W/P/M (Singles)

    Finlay P/M (Singles)

    Ward Thomas W/P/M (Singles / tracks)

    Ward Thomas / Dan Owen W/P/M (single)

    Kawala W/P/M (Singles / EP)

    Amrit Kaur - W/P/M (Single / EP)

    Toby Johnson W/P/M (singles / EP)

    Adam French W/P/M (Single)

    Jordan Max W/P (Tracks)

    Kodaline AdP (Album - track)

    Nikhil D'Souza W/P (Singles)

    Dan Owen W/P (Album - track)

    Leo Stannard P/M (Single)

    Alex The Astronaut W/P/M (Single / Tracks)

    Shane Filan W/P/M (Single)

    Daniel Merriweather W (single)

    James Morrison W (track)

    Patricia Kaas W/P (Album / Single)

    Hannah Grace P/M (Single)

    Aura Dione W/P (Album/Single)

    George Oglivie W/P/M (2 singles)

    Thomas David W/P (Album)

    Tiken Jah Fakoli - P/M (Album)

    Jacob Banks - W/P (Album - tracks / Single)

    Gabrielle Aplin - P/M (Album - track)

    Tiken Jah Fakoli - W/P/M (Album)

    Rhys Lewis P (Tracks)

    Soom T - W/P/M (Track)

    Nicole Scherzinger - P (Samuel L Jackson charity single)

    Melissa Steele - P (Soundtrack / Album - tracks)

    Daley - P (Album - tracks)

    The Skints - P (EP)
    Natasha Beddingfield W/P
    Ben Taylor - P (Album)

    Kookie and the Bard - P (EP)

    Recent writing collaborations include:

    James Arthur

    Lewis Capaldi

    Sam Ryder

    Tiggs The Author

    Chelcee Grimes

    Ella Henderson


    James Morrison


    Declan Donovan


    Gabrielle Aplin


    Amy ALlen

    Billy Lockett

    Calum Scott

    Joseph J Jones

    VC Pines

    Alex The Astronaut

    Martha Gunn



    Molly Hocking


    Nathan Ball

    Sophie Faith

    Toby Johnson


    Dan Caplan

    Rhys Lewis

    Janet Devlin

    Dan Owen

    Adam French

    Liv Dawson

    Forest Blakk


    Jordan Max


    Tom Gregory

    Karima Francis

    Sam Johnson

    Aaron Smith

    Will Heard

    The Shires

    Leo Stannard


    Cathryn McGrath

    Jeremy Loops

    Janet Devlin


    Josef Salvat

    George Pelham


    George Cosby


    Jazz Morley

    Sarah Walk

    Antigone Buxton

    Light House Family

    Eve Belle

    Ethan Basden

    Ady Suleman

    John Buckley

    Liza Owen

    Emma McGrath

    Corey Sanders

    Natasha Beddingfield

    Joel Baker

    Aura Dione

    Daniel Merriweather

    Jodie Abacus

    Caitlin Scarlett

    Deborah Scarlett

    Jordan Mackampa


    Brian Deadi


    Jake Isaac

    Irit Dekel

    Mic Lowery


    Beckie Power


    Laura White

    Kimberley Henderson

    Ria Mae

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