Paul Elliott started his professional music career in the late 70's playing sessions in London's Tin Pan Ally,Denmark street in the day and live shows in the West end by night.In 1976 Paul and his band 'Trickser'singned a record deal with Jet Records owned by the notorious Don Arden and his daughter Sharon, known by millions today as Sharon Osbourne. Over the next few years the band recorded two Albums and toured constantly around europe and the United States. In the early part of the 80's Paul was reunited with Raphael Ravenscroft once again and was asked to join his new band called 'Hostage' Deon Estas-Bass(Wham) Alan Ross-Guitar/Vocals, Melvyn Gale-Keyboards (ELO)The band recorded tracks for an album at Abby Road Studio's. Credits: Billy Ocean,Barbra Dixon, David Bowie,Gary Moore, Raphael Ravenscroft, Clive Sarstedt,Trickster, Hostage,Oak, Tours with - ELO,Boston,John Miles, Journey,Foriegner,Heart, Meatloaf.Today 2011/12 Jettricks, Dylpostino, Karen Gibson-Roc, I Am Sam, The KOTR, The Knights Of The Realm & The Elliott Blues Band.
Raphael Ravenscroft has played saxophone for artists ranging from Marvin Gaye to Pink Floyed, but he will likely to be remembered best for just one song - Gerry Rafferty's 70's mega-hit 'Baker Street' on which he played the most well-known sax part in an entire decade of popular music ... A list of artists Raphael has worked with is endless. Paul McCartney (Every Night) and Ian Dury ( Sex & Drugs & Rock'n'Roll ) Pink Floyed, Robert Plant, Marvin Gaye, John Lennon, Tina Turner, Darren Emerson, ABBA, Fat Boy Slim, Chris Rea, Stevie Wonder, Ian Gomm, The Undertones, Kim Carnes, David Gilmore, Ray Charles, Miles Davis, Alvin Lee, Ten Years After, Sasha, Jonnie Mitchell, America, Areatha Franklin, Micke Oldfield, Michael Jackson, Jackson Brown, The Eagles, Foreigner, Roger Waters, Tom Petty, The Everly Brothers, White Snake, Seb Fontain, Frank Zappa, Judge Jules, Danny Rampling, Phil Collins, Brand X ... Today 2012 The Elliott Blues Band, Raphael has also composed the music for a three part BBC TV Program called 'The Diamond Jubilee'
As a young man growing up in a musical enviroment, playing drums and Percussion came very naturally.
Multi talented in writing and producing Paul and his partner Jamie play virtuly every instrument on their productions.
South London's production team Jettricks debut album called 'Remote Controll' was released to great critical acclaim. Paul and his partner Jamie Lawrence have been busy in the studio recording their follow up album called 'All One Word'
Not to be content with their signature infectious grooves and hooks, they calaborated with a host of singers and musicians including Detroit soul man Marcus Malone,UK songstress Andrea Britton, the ballistic hammond playing of Stephen LORD Large and Noisettes' guitar wizard Dan Smith.
Today 2012 Paul is working on 'Jettricks' projects in London and Dubai & Playing percussion in 'The Elliott Blues Band'
Multi instrumentalist, Song writer, Producer, from London. Plays, Bass, Guitar, Drums, Piano.David began his career in music in the mid 70's when he was signed to DJM records as a solo artist. Whilst at DJM he worked with numerous top producers and released various records. He later left there to open his own professional recording studios where he also worked with top artists such as Keith Emerson (ELP) and many others.
More recently David has built another professional studio where he works as producer/songwriter primarily with his own band 'The Knights Of The Realm' who have their debut album coming out through Universal later this year. Today 2012 David currently performs live with 'The Knights Of The Realm & The Elliott Blues Band.
Fraser Wigg, keyboard/piano player Based in the south-east of England with
over 30 years playing, touring and recording experience. Influenced by most music but love New Orleans flavours, Southern Nights, gospel, and off course, Jerry Lee!! Joined his first band aged 17, "the fresh fish band" which later became "the syndicators" I was asked to join the desperate Dan band and also "the fruit bats" ,all very popular bands in the 80,s on the south coast. In 1998 Fraser attended Chichester College to study "jazz" and received a HND in jazz studies. This knowledge and experience helped open many "musical doors" Joining Mo, indigo an established and respected blues band at the end of the 90,s and playing host and touring with (U.K & Europe, festivals, etc) a number of visiting American, blues, soul and RnB artists including Charles Walker, Lou Pride, Johnny Jones and Charlie Morris, I was able to develop a style and repertoire that is versatile, sympathetic, soulful, passionate and real. Other artists he's worked with include Chris Farlowe, Buddy Whittington, Nigel Bagge, Miller Anderson.
Today 2012 Fraser is currently working with Dick Middleton...ex: Gene Vincent, Johnny Halliday & The Elliott Blues Band.