ROCKLIFF
MUSIC
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MUSIC FOR TV / RADIO / THEATRE / LIVE EVENTS

soundtrack production
BAFTA Winning BBC & C4 Dramas

festival direction 
Festival Director for Harvey Goldsmith CBE

musical theatre 
Producer Cat Stevens' Moonshadow Musical

song writing 
​Airplay on BBC Radio 2 & Jazz FM

jazz & blues pianist​​
​Rocky Rockliff Jam Band Ronnie Scotts​
ROCKY
ROCKLIFF

JAMBAND

  COMPOSING  
andre ptazynski
Executive Producer Matilda Musical and former CEO The Really Useful Group

"I have listened to all your music for the RUTH musical which is the best part of the show and which is good and has much merit."
david leveaux
Theatre Director / Five Tony Award Nominations

"Your music is the key to the RUTH musical and is witty & melodic where you don't expect it to be."
BRITISH NOIR MUSICAL FOR STAGE AND SCREEN
SCORE BY ROCKLIFF MUSIC AND JOHN CAMERON OSCAR NOMINEE AND LES MISERABLES ORCHESTRATOR
ruth musical trailer
​SONGWRITING
CLARE BALDING
Good Morning Sunday Show  
"This charity single highlights that life can change in a second due to illness or a disabling accident."
david manero

"Your song is lovely and right for spot plays on Radio 2."

R2 Producer Sir Terry Wogan and Michael Ball
carers Trust President, HRH Princess Royal, attends premiere performance
at windsor followed by radio 2  airplay to 15 million listeners ahead of uk national releasee 
SOUNDTRACKS  
tv & theatre music
​Studio production began in 1993 managing over a dozen orchestral TV soundtracks by BAFTA Nominee Composer Nick Bicât for Sir David Hare, the BBC, Channel 4, Tiger Aspect and Ted Childs, producer of The Sweeney, Inspector Morse and Lewis.
film music
Soundtrack production for Coky Giedroyc's Stella Does Tricks and Philip Ridley's Passion of Darkly Noon starring Brendan Fraser, Ashley Judd and Viggo Mortensen featuring a P J Harvey title song.
commercials
Music production for television commercials including Yakult Yogurt, Volkswagen Cars and Thornton Chocolates.

1993 - 2000
Abbey Road & Air Studios soundtrack production of BAFTA winning  TV dramas for composer Nick Bicât and co-producer with SIR GEORGE MARTIN of his original string score, The Stringbag Serenade, performed by Christopher Warren- Green and the London Chamber Orchestra.

soundtrack productions abbey road studios ​
holding on soundtrack bbc 2 bafta winning drama
​PRODUCING
associate producer 2008 to 2010
​london west end preview

  DIRECTING 
​​​festival direction for harvey goldsmith 
blenheim palace 2003-2012

rock to the past soundscape
  PERFORMING  

"Rocky Rockliff is a consummate and hugely engaging entertainer, drawing his musicians and his audience around him with his seemingly improvised rendering of some inspired music and words."

Jimmy Burns - Financial Times
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VENUES PLAYED
North Wall Theatre  - Oxford

Old Fire Station Theatre - Oxford
Ronnie Scotts - London
Joe's Bar Oxford  - Oxford
Chelsea Arts Club - London
Branca Brasserie - Oxford
Freuds Cafe Bar - Oxford
Christ College Cathedral  - Oxford

 HELLO@ROCKLIFFMUSIC.COM
could you be my friend 

"Your song is lovely and right for spot plays on Radio 2."
David Manero
R2 Producer Terry Wogan/Michael Ball 


"The song highlights that life can change in a second due to illness or a disabling accident "

Claire Balding
Good Morning Sunday R2

song for unpaid Carers
PERFORMING
"ROCKY is a consummate and hugely engaging entertainer, drawing his musicians and his audience around him with his seemingly improvised rendering of his inspired original music and words."  Jimmy Burns Financial Times
2016
Rocky & Ric Sanders violinist, Fairport Convention, at Maggies Centres Benefit Concert - Christ College Cathedral Oxford to 400 guests

2015
Who Cares Benefit Concert  for Carers Trust - Old Fire Station Theatre Oxford
Jazz FM Radio - live performance to 3 million audience


2013
Rockliff Jam Band  - Freuds Oxford
Rockliff Jam Band  - Joe's Bar -Oxford
Rockliff Jam Band  - Branca Oxford
Scram Blues Band - Chelsea Arts Club

2012
Rockliff Jam Band with Status Quo's,  John Coghlan - North Wall Theatre Oxford 
Rockliff Jam Band - Chichester


COMPOSING

2016
Rockliff composition COULD YOU BE MY FRIEND gets Radio 2 and regional air play to 15 million listeners ahead of UK national release to raise funds for Carers Trust.

2015 
Carers Trust President, HRH Princess Royal, attends premiere performance  of charity single at Windsor.

2014
Compose score for RUTH MUSICAL about life of Ruth Ellis, last woman to be hanged in England.
2001
Co-producer at Air Studios with SIR GEORGE MARTIN of his orchestral score, Swordfish Serenade, with the London Chamber Orchestra.
STUDIO WORK

1990 - 2000
Abbey Road Studio production of a dozen orchestral TV drama soundtracks and Jingles by BAFTA Nominee Composer Nick Bicât for the BBC 2, Channel 4, Tiger Aspect, Volkswagen and Thorntons Chocolates.

Soundtrack Production at Abbey Road Studios on BAFTA winning TV dramas for BBC2 & Channel 4
Screeplays Tony Grounds and Tony Marchant
MUSICALS REVIEW

"I have listened to all your music for the RUTH musical which is the best part of the show and which is good and has much merit."

ANDRE PTAZYNSKI  Executive Producer Matilda Musical and former CEO Really Useful Group.

"Your music is the key to the RUTH musical and is witty & melodic where you don't expect it to be."

DAVID LEVEAUX  Musical Theatre Director / 5 times Tony Award Nominee