Ron attended Berklee College of Music from 1969 to 1973. After touring the U.S. with a variety of jazz groups, and three years in Kansas City (79-82), Ron settled in New York City in 1982. Since then, Ron has become a veteran of the New York City jazz scene where he has been recorded on over 70 CDs. Ron was a member of the Gerry Mulligan Quartet and the Re-Birth of the Cool Tentet from 1989 until Mr. Mulligan's passing in 1996. He recorded four CDs with Mr. Mulligan and has also recorded with Phil Woods, Lee Konitz, Randy Brecker, Bob Brookmeyer, Bill Charlap among others. As a leader, his own trio and quartet are active in the New York City area and his quartet has toured the U.S. and Europe. Ron has presented workshops at Colleges and Universities throughout the U.S. and in 1996 received a National Endowment for the Arts grant for jazz performance.