Baron Raymonde, saxophonist, was born in New York City. By age six, he was studying piano with Emile Del Terzo at Carnegie Hall Studios. At nine, he took up the saxophone. Baron went to the University of North Texas where he received a Bachelors and Masters degree in music. After leaving college in 1984 he went on tour with Matt » Guitar » Murphy of the Blues Brothers for 11 years. He recorded on Matt Murphy’s Album « The Blues Don’t Bother Me » .
He has performed with many artists, notably as featured sax player with Rod Stewart on his Human Tour. Baron also performed with The Blues Brothers band and the GE Smith band and played on themes for TV shows « Michael’s Place », »Quench » and the closing Theme for NBC’s Today Show.
He has also written music for the Rikki Lake show. He played sax on India Aires’ Grammy winning CD « Voyage To India ». as well as Southside Johnny’s album « Grapefruit Moon » He toured with the Broadway Show « Ain’t Nothing But The Blues » and performed in the show « Love Janis » in New York City. Baron also appeared in the movie « August Rush » and played sax on American Masters series « Women of Tin Pan Alley »