INFORMAL - SELECTED WORKS
(Composer / conductor)
John Eacott's arranging and performing can is featured in the Jazz Club scene of this blockbuster starring Jude Law. General release 2004
DNA - Museum
A 30 minute 5.1 surround soundtrack for a film about the origins of DNA, screened daily at a new 300 seat purpose built cinima at the Moorhead Science Park, Raliegh, North Carolina. Produced by Max Whitby for Red Green and Blue Company. 2003
Escape to Life
2000 35mm 90 mins. Jezebel Films UK and zerofilm Berlin
present in association with The National Lottery Funds through the Arts Council
of England, ZDF/Arte, Filmforderung Hamburg and TVE 2 Finland a film by Andrea
Weiss and Wieland Speck. Featuring Vanessa Redgrave and Corin Redgrave.
New York Opening January 11th 2002
HOF Film Festival, London Amnesty International Film Festival 2001
Rotterdam and Berlin International Film Festivals 2001.
A Bit of Scarlet
Drama / documentary by Andrea Weiss.
1997 35mm 80min. Best Documentary, Festival de films de Femmes, Creteil, 1998.
A Place in the Sun
1996 35mm Constantine Giannaris, Maya Vision. Best Film, Athens Drama Film Festival 1996.
1995 Video 55 mins. Malcolm Le Grice, Channel 4 Films
Three Steps to Heaven
1994 35mm 91 Mins. Constantine Giannaris, Featuring Katrin Cartlige, Frances Barber, James Fleet. Selected for the Directors Fortnight, Cannes Film Festival 1995. Maya Vision / British Film Institute / Miramax.
1993 40 mins Drama. Constantine Giannaris, Maya Vision / Channel 4. Winner 'Gay Teddy' Award; Berlin Film Festival 1994.
North of Vortex
1992 35mm 59 mins. Constantine Giannaris, Maya Vision 1992. Winner - Silver Plaque, Chicago Film Festival 1993
1998 2 x 60 minute Documentaries. Directed by Penny Woolcock. Mentorn Barraclough Carey for BBC. TX worldwide from July 1998.
In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great
1997 4 x 60 minute Documentaries presented by Michael Wood. Maya Vision for BBC (UK) and PBS (US) TX worldwide 1998 - 2004.
1997 to 1999. Title music and stings for this long running weekly series.
From Despair to Where?
1996 30 min Documentary. Produced by Rosie Thomas, Hindi Picture / Channel 4.
Picture This - An Island in Time
1996 30 mins (50 mins retail video) Documentary. Max Whitby, Red Green & Blue Co / BBC.
QED - Dark Side of the Sun
1995 30 mins Documentary. Max Whitby, Red Green & Blue Co / BBC
Essential History of Europe - Belgium
1994 30 mins Documentary. Gerry Troyna, Maya Vision / BBC.
(Composer, arranger and musical director)
Timon of Athens
1999 Royal Shakespeare Company (Arranger, - Music composed by Duke Ellington). Seasons at Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford Upon Avon and Barbican Theatre 1999 - 2000.
1992 David Glass Ensemble. UK and British Council funded World Touring 1992 to 2007.
1991 Proteus Theatre Company. Regional tour 1992. Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond 1997.
1990 David Glass Ensemble. UK tour1990, West End season - Arts Theatre 1993, Tours of US and Canada 1992.
1991 David Glass Ensemble. UK tour 1990.
The Complete Casanova
1991 Proteus Theatre Company. Regional tour.
eacott / mogini
'improvisation3' in unknown public up14 'bloody amateurs' 2002
1988 - 1990 Signed to Island Records and Island Publishing. Composed, co-produced and released 1 album.
The Human Groove 1988.
1985 - 1988 Signed to E.G. Records. Recorded 3 albums achieving national and international acclaim.
Loose Tubes 1985
Delightful Precipice 1987
Hermetos Giant Breakfast 1990
1982 to 1984 Signed to Jive Records / Zomba Publishing. Released 3 singles and 2 albums released worldwide. 'Don't Try to Stop It' reached UK no. 14 in July 1983. 3 appearances on Top of the Pops in addition to worldwide touring and TV.
Cookin on the Roof 1983
Fire Me Up 1984
(trumpet & flugelhorn)
Performer in "Monkey - Journey to the West" Manchester International Festival 2007
Deep Down n Dirty 2001
A Regular member since 1988 along with Stephen Warbeck (Oscar winning composer of 'Shakespeare in Love', Paul Bradley ('Nigel' in Eastenders) Andrew Rankin (The Pogues) etc. Frequent live performances, TV and radio broadcasts. Albums 'Gutted' 1997 and 'Filleted' 2000.
other performances and session work with:
the Pogues, The The, Ladysmith Black Mambaza, Georgie Fame and a few others...
Sonification of tidal flow performed at Trinity Buoy Wharf, Docklands, London, 28th + 29th June 2008, 20th + 21st September 2008; Stratford Upon Avon River Festival 4th & 5th July 2009 with Royal Shakespeare Company; Royal Observatory Greenwich 25th & 26th July 2009; Thames Festival 14th September 2009; See Further Festival of Science, Southbank London 4th July 2010.
A sonification of the solstice. Performed at Pullens Estate, Kennington, London 20th June 2008; Rose Bruford College, Sidcup, UK March 21st 2009; Sonification Symposium, Espace Second Nature, Aix En Provence 4th March 2009; Royal Observatory Greenwich Summer Solstice 21st June 2010.
A major responsive sound installation located at the University of Westminster, London UK and the Interactive Institute, Pitea, Sweden. The installation allows users of each space to adapt and generate a unique soundscape by sending text messages from their mobile phone.
Diffusion - Generative radio jingles for Resonance FM
A package of generative (generated uniquely every time they are played) radio jingles for the Resonance FM 104.4 show 'Diffusion'.
A CDrom by Cambridge University and Red Green and Blue
Company 2002. Music and sound design by je.
An album featuring 16 tracks of generative dance and beats based tunes featuring Fabrice Mogini, Lapdance, /fO, Alex Marcou, jnrtv and mintyfresh. Published by mushimushi 2001.
Master Artist at Atlantic Center for the Arts
Florida Oct 20th to Nov 10th 2001. Along with master artist filmakers Alan Berliner and Andrea Weiss. atlantic center for the arts
University of Westminster October 2000. Commemorating the 5th anniversary of the redevelopment of the Harrow Campus, this interactive music installation responds to the users that pass through. John Eacott & Ross Clement 2000.
an exhibition of interactive music installations featuring John Eacott, Max Eastley and Dominic Robson
Roots & Routes
Special commission by Buckinghamshire County Council for the Millennium Dome. Performed June 26th 2000. dome2000.co.uk
music for 2 major exhibits at 'the first true science centre of the 21st century' Opening June 2000. at-bristol.co.uk
music for the new Stella Screen web based animation series. Feb 2000. stellascreen.com
National Centre of Popular Music
Special 20 minute 3D ambisonic soundscape commissioned for a unique 200 seat hemispherical auditorium. Features over 20 live ensembles from hip hop and grunge through calypso and symphony orchestra. Played 6 times daily from March 1999 to 2001.
Live generative dance music performances 1999 - 2004.
Composer and orchestral director, Live performance spectaculars at Paddington 1985, Vancouver 1986, Valladollid 1987, 'The Second Coming'; special commission for Glasgow year of culture 1990. Culminated in the CD 'Pax Britannica' an oratorio recorded by The Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Jungle Records 1990.