Update Ron Kearns

Primary Instrument: Saxophone

Born: May 16, 1952    

Ron Kearns is a producer, educator, arranger and recording artist. He is a Vandoren Artist. He produced Terell Stafford's first two CDs,Paul Carr's debut CD and has six CDs released under his own name—Handprints, The Ron Kearns Quintet Live! at Blues Alley—Blues in the Alley, Looking Back, Stepping Forward, Ron Kearns Live at Montpelier,Introspective and Quiet Nights. He has over 40 CD productions to his credit.


GRAMMY Educational Award-Signature School (twice), Down Beat Excellence in Jazz Education Award (Jazz Achievement 2005), 50 Most Influential Directors (2002)
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Featured recording “Introspective”

Latest Release


Foxhaven Records (2007)

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Date Event Ticket
Mar20 Ron Kearns Quintet
Montpelier Arts Center
Laurel, MD

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Primary InstrumentSaxophone

LocationColumbia, MD

Willing to teachIntermediate to advanced students

Credentials/BackgroundThirty years as a Band/Orchestra/Jazz Director (public school);Private instructor on flute and all saxes (Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays)

Clinic/Workshop InformationVandoren Performing Artist - Clinics on reeds and mouthpiece selection, saxophone technique and Jazz styles and improvisation

Vandoren reeds and mouthpieces; Vandoren of Paris Selmer Mark VI alto sax; Selmer Super Action 80 Series II tenor; and Yanagasawa straight soprano
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