John Altman is a BAFTA and Emmy award winning composer, musician and conductor and was recently made Doctor of Music at the University of Sussex, School of Media, Film and Music. John has a long and distinguished career in music, including performing with Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix and Sting. His film credits include period music for Titanic and Shall We Dance. In addition, John has scored over 5,000 TV commercials and is cited as among the top composers in British advertising. He leads a big band both in the UK and US featuring the top jazz players in both locations (album shortly to be released), and performs regularly with his quartet at jazz venues from Shanghai to Sydney. His quartet album, You Started Something, recorded in Los Angeles, was the London Observer Jazz CD of the month.
You Started Something - John Altman Quartet (featuring Tom Ranier, Bill Cunliffe, Chuck Berghofer, Gregg Bissonnette, Ray Brinker. Bronze GBRCD 1003 Sure Thing - John Altman Orchestra with Joan Viskant. Bronze GBRCD 1004