Then, he is successively solo trombone of numerous orchestras such as : Orchestre de la Garde Républicaine, Lyon Opera Orchestra, Lyon National Orchestra, Amsterdam Concertgebouw Royal Orchestra and Paris Opera National Theater Orchestra.
He is also teaching the trombone as a professor at Boulogne Billancourt National Conservatory and as an assistant professor at Paris Superior Conservatory – CNSMD.
Jean Raffard is director of collection for Billaudot.
He won several International competitions in Prague (1992), Toulon (1995) and Munich 1995).
Jean Raffard is playing a trombone Courtois Legend AC 420.