Jason joined Glyndwr University from Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) where he was a Programme Leader and Senior Lecturer. Jason’s PhD (studio based composition) was sponsored through competitive process by MYRIAD (Manchester) and awarded by MMU in 2011. His Masters in Digital Music Technology was completed at Keele University in 2001 and his first degree is in Music and History. Jason has been a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy since 2017. He has successfully supported Undergraduates to Graduation and have a number of PhD completions as Supervisor and Director of Studies. Jason has held a faculty role for Employability where he supported staff to achieve an enhanced student experience for Employability and improved Graduate Outcomes. He is an active researcher and was a Visiting Research Fellow at Glyndwr prior to taking a permanent role. Jason’s research interests are employability and studio practice.

Jason has considerable industry experience creating and supporting the creation of  Music and Sound for Media from my own professional studio called Wanderlust Sound ( Past clients have included Fortuna Pop, SLAM, ChickFlicks, Fidelio, Mediafisch, Popcorn Video, RSL Awards (formerly Rockschool), EFPI, Tombed Vision, and Trinity College London. His productions have been broadcast on Radio including Radio 6 and Jazz FM and he still performs as a Guitarist at Grass Roots Venues and larger festivals such as Shiiine On.

Jason’s hobbies and interests include jogging, watching and playing football.


BA (Hons), MA, PhD, SFHEA.

AVID Pro Tools ACI


Employability and Studio Practice


Creative Media Technology


Woolley,J. (Author). ‘Invisible Production’. Article. Sound on Sound Magazine (2017).

Woolley,J (Composer). ‘Cello(s)’ – Electroacoustic composition. Performed at ICMC 2017 Shanghai, China.

Woolley,J. (Mix and Mastering Engineer). Adam Fairhall/ Stephen Grew – Free pianos from the north. Tombed Visions TV50 (2018)

Woolley, J.(Sound Mixer). ‘Der Nestling’ (Short Film) ChickFlicks, Fidelio and Mediafisch (2018). 

Woolley,J.(Author). ‘The cultural politics of using technology to support the aesthetic in jazz record production.’ (2019) -Journal on the Art of Record Production and Royal College of Music (Stockholm)- Book chapter - ISBN: 978-91-983869-9-8

Woolley,J. (Sound Mixer). ‘Don’t Blame Jack’ (Short Film).(2019).  Short film sponsored by Superbia (Manchester Pride)

Woolley,J. (Sound Mixer). ‘The Rest is Flowers’ (2020). Short film sponsored by Superbia and Art for Impact (Manchester)

Woolley,J. (Producer and Engineer) ‘The Train Set -Heaven E.P.’ Wipeout Music Publishing (2020).

Woolley,J (Lead Author). ‘Life as a Musician: creativity, community and insecurity.  Book chapter in ‘Decent Work’ Emerald Publishing (Jan 2021).