PODCAST INTERVIEW: French Horn player Jim Rattigan ("Pavillon" Tour Dates starting 12th November, until January)

Jim Rattigan Interview by LondonJazz

French Horn player JIM RATTIGAN  is taking his twelve-piece ensemble “Pavillon” on a tour. In this podcast interview with Sebastian he explains the background: 


0:00 Intro

0:17 Music Extract: Strong Tea

1:31 Jim Rattigan – a jazz French horn player – how it happened
2:20 the orchestral horn sound
3:17 incorporating that sound into jazz
3:44 piano and accordion / early bands / influences
5: 02 Hans Koller and Magic Mountain
5:32 Writing music
6: 26 Intro to Dulwich Park

6:48 Music Extract: Dulwich Park

7:58 Story of the album Strong Tea
8:58 “I got my favourite musicians together”
9:52 new tunes
10:05 touring 12-piece band/ a challenge
10:30 The tour
10:55 Jim Rattigan’s career as orchestral / session player
12:01 ” I try to incorporate all the influences and styles”
12:15 Intro to 24/7

12: 37 Music Extract:  24/ 7

‘PAVILLON’ french horn led 12 piece ensemble – TOUR DATES

12th November London Vortex Jazz Club Time: 11:45pm.
17th November Leeds Seven Arts Centre
18th November Sheffield Crookes Social Club
22nd November Mold, North Wales northwalesjazz
23rd November Swansea, Wales swanseajazzland
1st December Bristol Jazz@FuturesInn
2nd December Birmingham Blue Orange Theatre
13th January 2017 Boxford, Suffolk – Fleece Jazz
14th January London Cafe Posk
19th January Oxford The Spin

LINK: Jim Rattigan’s website

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