About Hugh & Jimmy


The New York based duo Vortex Music was formed in 2009 when producer/songwriters Hugh Colocott and Jimmy Santis began collaborating. Their unique brand of vibrant modern pop songs has been heard around the world and seen on top of the charts. Their music has caught the ears of music supervisors throughout the U.S., having placed songs on numerous Films and T.V. shows. Dedicated to their craft, always seeking out new opportunities for growth and collaboration, Vortex Music continues producing and writing songs that aim to inspire the listener and to broaden their audience world-wide.

Hugh Colocott

Hugh Colocott was born in Farnham Surrey, England and currently lives in Port Washington, NY. A career musician, Hugh was signed to RCA Records in 1994 as the lead singer and guitarist of the Philadelphia-based band ME. Though his songwriting catalog numbers over 300 songs, Hugh still enjoys playing live and strikes a balance between producing and performing.

Jimmy Santis

Jimmy Santis is a native born New Yorker and currently resides in Astoria NY. Jimmy spent the early part of his career as a recording engineer at the legendary Sigma Sound Studios and then went on to be a chart-topping songwriter for one of the largest indie publishers, peermusic. In addition, Jimmy had a solo career as a recording artist, performing all over the world.