The Other Side of the Bell – A Trumpet Podcast; Episode #31: Ron Blake

Episode #31 — Ron Blake

Ron Blake Trumpet Podcast LogoWelcome to the show notes for Episode #31 of The Other Side of the Bell – A Trumpet Podcast. This episode features Ron Blake, trumpeter with Poncho Sanchez and founder of  the Hi Speed Horns.

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About Ron Blake

Ron Blake in the studio for a recent session.
Ron Blake in the studio for a recent session.

Ron Blake is a trumpet player based in the Los Angeles area. He attended high school at the Hamilton High Academy of Music where he played withDizzy Gillespie in the Monterey Jazz Festival High School Band. Soonafter, he attended Cal State Northridge for his undergraduate degree in music.

Ron Blake on stage with Green Day.
Ron Blake on stage with Green Day.

During this time, Ron played and recorded with numerous musicians such as rap artist/producer, Dr.Dre, as well as legendary salsa singer, Celia Cruz.

He then attended The California Institute of the Arts Master Degree program on a full scholarship. After finishing up his Master’s degree, Ron went on to play and record with artists such as Green Day, Ben HarperZiggy Marley, Ry Cooder, and The Brian Setzer Orchestra. He currently plays with latin jazz legend Poncho Sanchez.

Ron Blake performing with Poncho Sanchez.
Ron Blake performing with Poncho Sanchez.

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