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Raphael Ravenscroft Net Worth

Raphael Ravenscroft Net Worth is
$1 Million

Raphael Ravenscroft Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Raphael Ravenscroft, (born Stoke-on-Trent) is a British musician and author on saxophone playing. He lives in Exeter.He is best known for his work with Gerry Rafferty, performing the saxophone solo on "Baker Street" and his performances with Pink Floyd —tenor sax in The Final Cut—, Abba and Marvin Gaye. Other Ravenscroft performing credits include work with America, Maxine Nightingale, Kim Carnes, Mike Oldfield, Chris Rea, Robert Plant, Brand X, Hazel O'Connor and Bonnie Tyler.In 1979, Ravenscroft released the solo album Her Father Didn't Like Me, Anyway (CBS Portrait JR 35683). In 1983, Ravenscroft released the track "Maxine" which gained airplay, but performed poorly on the charts. His track "A Whole Lot of Something Going On" was sampled by producer Heavy D on the track "Feel It In The Air", by Beanie Sigel.In 2010, Ravenscroft played on albums and on sessions with Duffy, and Mary Hopkin and Daft Punk and Ben's Brother Jamie Hartman. In 2011/12 Ravenscroft contributed to the album 'Propeller' by Art Rocker GRICE. Ravenscroft is also the author of several books on saxophone technique including the instruction book, The Complete Saxophone Player (1990).In 2012 Raphael Ravenscroft created the music for a series of films featuring photographer Don McCullin and in 2011-2012 composed for several major advertising campaigns around the world. In summer 2012 he retired due to ill health and moved back to Devon. He married and divorced twice and separated from his third wife in 2009. His daughter, from his second marriage, is the artist Scarlett Raven. He remains best known for his saxophone solo on Gerry Rafferty's 'Baker Street'.
Source
IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of BirthJune 4, 1954
Died2014-10-19
Place Of BirthStoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, UK
ProfessionComposer, Soundtrack, Actor
Star SignGemini
#Quote
1I'm irritated because it's out of tune. Yeah, it's flat. By enough of a degree that it irritates me at best. [remarking on his iconic sax solos in "Baker Street", in a 2011 radio interview]
#Fact
1Played the saxophone on Gerry Rafferty's song "Baker Street".
2In 1990 he published a successful instruction book, "The Complete Saxophone Player". He was a music tutor at York College.
3He worked with Pink Floyd, Abba, and Marvin Gaye. Later in life, he worked as a session musician for Daft Punk and Duffy.

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Diamond QueenTV Series documentary 1 episode, 2012 lead composer - 2 episodes, 2012
William & Kate: A Royal Engagement2010TV Short documentary segment composer
Double X: The Name of the Game1992as Raf Ravenscroft

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
William & Kate: A Royal Engagement2010TV Short documentary composer: stock music
David Gilmour Live 19841984Video musician
Pink Floyd: The Final Cut1983Video short musician

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Double X: The Name of the Game1992writer: "I've Been Waiting" - as Ref Ravenscroft / writer: "Iggy's Place", "Give It Your Best", "Symphony in S Minor", "Brief Liaison", "Sarah's Song" - Remix Tackle Version, "Double X - The Name of the Game" - as Raf Ravenscroft
David Gilmour Live 19841984Video performer: "Until We Sleep", "All Lovers Are Deranged", "There's No Way Out of Here", "Short and Sweet", "Run Like Hell", "Out of the Blue", "Blue Light", "Murder", "Comfortably Numb"

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Willie and the Poor Boys1985Video as Raf Ravenscroft

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
David Gilmour Live 19841984VideoHimself - Saxophones, Keyboards, Percussion

Known for movies


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