Ep. 263 - John Altman (film composer)
John Altman is a BAFTA and EMMY winning film composer, arranger and musician. His feature films include the award-winning Little Voice, he wrote all the period music for Titanic, the classic tank chase in Goldeneye, he arranged Always Look on the Bright Side of Life from The Life Of Brian, RKO281 (EMMY winner), Hear My Song (BAFTA winner), Shall We Dance starring Richard Gere and Jennifer Lopez, Funny Bones, Vendetta, Breaking Through starring Diane Keaton, Hope Springs starring Colin Firth, Minnie Driver and Heather Graham and The Roman Spring of Mrs Stone starring Helen Mirren for which he received an EMMY Nomination. He was Van Morrison‘s MD for years and Hot Chocolate‘s MD and sax player. He’s responsible for classics like Bjork‘s ‘It’s Oh So Quiet’, Alison Moyet‘s ‘That Old Devil Called Love’ and George Michael‘s ‘Kissing A Fool’, to name but a few.
John Altman is guest number 263 on My Time Capsule and chats to Michael Fenton Stevens about the five things he'd like to put in a time capsule; four he’d like to preserve and one he’d like to bury and never have to think about again .
Follow John Altman on Twitter: @rufusjunior .
Produced and edited by John Fenton-Stevens for Cast Off Productions .
Music by Pass The Peas Music .
Artwork by matthewboxall.com .
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