Jean-Pierre Rasle

Jean-Pierre Rasle

Dance&-d-r-o-n-e-s Productions
Musician, Music Composer, Music Editor, Voice Artist, Audio Post-Production, Songwriter and Sound Mixer

Entraygues-sur-Truyère, France

Member Since:
May 2016
Last online:
> 2 weeks ago
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About Jean-Pierre

-Soundtrack to François Marret's film "Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes" after Robert Louis Stevenson's classic travel book.
-Premiere of new improvisation duo "Grand écart", improvisation on medieval and folk themes and instruments, with slide show and readings, European Centre, Conques, France.
-1st touring performances of new solo Early Music show "To the Divine Sound of the Pipes, Dance Diversely", selected from original BBC performance.
-Tours with French piano improviser and TV star Jean-François Zygel.
-Develops and performs medieval street pageant with Les Rescapés d'Aymeric
-Research into and performance of Auvergne dance music with Fiddle collective Les Violons du Mamou, including Brussels Street Festival.
-Move back to France in 2010, pursuing research into Baroque repertoire for the pipes in preparation for forthcoming mediaeval-renaissance show.

-Invited to create and perform music for private view and DVD soundtrack of Robert Koenig's exhibition "Odyssey"
-Records and performs with Alec Dankworth quintet's jazz CD "Spanish Accents"
-Tours internationally with Jah Wobble's English Roots Band in Canada, Ireland and England, Music Festivals in France, Holland and Scotland
-Research for edition and publication of 17th century manuscript: "Jean de la Mer".
-Commissioned to translate and edit "Jouer de la Cornemuse" method, published.
-Participates in Jah Wobble's film score for "Furie", official French entry to Berlin film Festival, Digital Library soundtrack "The Sound of Jah Wobble", and in Holly Valance's international song and video hit "Kiss Kiss".
-Participates in the soundtrack of Channel 4's sitcom "Monarch of the Glen".
-Selected as solo performer by Bampton Classical Opera for the first world staged revival of Paisiello's 1787 opera "Nina".

-Participates in six CD recordings, and tours internationally with Jah Wobble & Deep Space, American tours, English Contemporary Music Network tour, Music Festivals in Greece, Turkey, Switzerland, Spain and Belgium, Eclipse and London Contemporary Music Festivals, Tate Library's William Blake Celebrations.

-Completes the French entry in The Rough Guide to World Music.
-Participates in the soundtrack of Channel 4's programme "Century Road".-Asked to write French folk entry in the new edition of The Groves Dictionary of Musicians.
-Solo performance selected for the International Art Symposium, Kaunas, Lithuania.
-Commissioned to write new music for Simon Poulter's multimedia exhibition, Brighton festival.
-Commissioned to write and participate in five radio programmes for BBC Radio 3 "Singing the Goat, Secret Music of the Auvergne", selected for Sony awards.
-With Monica Huggett's Ensemble Sonnerie, world premiere of programme "Noël, Noël", London Wigmore Hall, Oxford Holywell Rooms

-World premiere of "Cornemusiques, Extraordinary Story of the Pipes", South Bank Centre, London, original music and text commissioned by BBC Radio 3.
-Commissioned to write new music for Diana Winkfield's Exhibition "Revealing & Concealing", Cable Street Gallery, London, and Milton Keynes Exhibition Gallery
-With The Palladian Ensemble, first complete recording of Nicolas Chédeville's Baroque chamber arrangements of Vivaldi's "Four Seasons" for drone instruments.
-Creates Parallèles to explore and promote Early, Folk and Contemporary music.-Awarded Arts Council Research and Development grant with computer artist Simon Poulter to create audio-visual interactive CD Rom and multimedia performances of philosopher Wittgenstein's "Tractatus". Premiere of pilot project for SWIPE digital media festival 2001, The Old Library Gallery, Bridport.

-Participates in six CD recordings, and tours internationally with Jah Wobble's Invaders of the Heart including World Music Festivals in France, Greece, Japan and Belgium, The Hague Jazz Festival, Edinburgh Hogmanay Street Party, London, Brighton and Trowbridge International Music Festivals.
-With Folies Bergères, etc

Unique traits: Promotion of drone-based compositions and arrangements by Jean-Pierre Rasle and musical soul mates: Jah Wobble, Albion Band, Gabriel Yacoub, Cock & Bull Band, Monsieur Pantin, Grand Ecart etc


  • Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes

    Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes (2014 - 2016)
    Film by Francois Marret (Documentary and Drama) Composer, Musical director, music performer, singer Film version of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic travel book, entirely based on his own words

  • Fureur

    Fureur (2003)
    Film by Karim Dridi (Action and Romance) Musician Music by Jah Wobble. Romeo and Juliet in Paris Chinatown


  • selected for Berlin Golden Bear

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