|Ronald Bruner Jr.
|Ronald Bruner Jr., A native Californian began drumming at the age of 2.
His main influence when he began was his father, Ronald Bruner Sr., also a world class drummer who has performed and recorded with Diana Ross, the Temptations and Gladys Knight just to name a few.
Ronald began his professional career at the age of 15, performing with the Theolonius Monk Institute, which opened doors to perform with many great artists such as Wayne Shorter, Dianne Reeves, Ron Carter and others.
At the age of 18 years old, he began performing with jazz legend, Kenny Garrett.
Since then, Ronald’s career has excelled at a rapid rate. His style has also diversified, encompassing jazz to punk rock which eventually put him in the company of the band Suicidal Tendencies.
Ronald continues to stretch his musical vocabulary, currently working with The new Tribal Tech, Micheal Landau, Lee Ritenour , Kenny Garrett , the aforementioned Suicidal Tendencies and The Young Jazz Giants to just to name a few.
Regardless of what the future holds for Ronald, you can expect a diverse display of drumming styles and an enthusiasm and excitement you cannot deny.
Credits: Wayne Shorter Kenny Garrett Stanley Clarke George Duke Roy Hargrove Suicidal Tendencies Marcus Miller Tribal Tech Lee Ritenour Michael Landau Kirk Whalum Robben Ford Larry Carlton Patrice Rushen Ron Carter Melvin Lee Davis Clark Terry Dianne Reeves Johnny Griffin Raphael Saadiq Bobby Rodriguez The Heath Bros. Horace Tapscott Tracy Spencer Black Rice The Young Jazz Giants
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