Mr. Ratliff lives in Franklin, Tennessee where he currently teaches piano, organ, keyboards and drums, and is in demand for weddings, parties, and numerous casual live music engagements. He is a composer/arranger and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Music from Samford University and a Masters of Church Music degree from Golden Gate Theological Seminary. He has served in several churches in various musical positions. He has also performed in a variety of venues ranging from touring international country music acts, jazz bands, and has recorded an instrumental CD consisting solely of his own compositions.He was born in Birmingham, Alabama in 1954. Currently, Ray is the pianist at Brentwood 1st Presbyterian Church in Brentwood, Tennessee, USA.