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Carl Raven

Carl Raven is a classical and jazz saxophonist in Manchester, U.K.


Carl is a freelance saxophonist and educator in Manchester, U.K.

He has performed with BBC Philharmonic, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Halle, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic,Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Ensemble 10:10, Manchester Camerata, Opera North, Northern Sinfonia, the Michael Nyman band and is a member of the acclaimed Apollo Saxophone Quartet. He is also a member of ‘House of Bedlam’. He currently records with the Odradek label and appears regularly on BBC radio 3

Carl currently is a saxophone and improvisation tutor at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester and at and Manchester University.

Carl is a Vandoren performing artist.