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Ron E. Beck is renowned and well-respected for his drumming, singing, songwriting, and production talent. He’s been a pillar in the Bay Area music scene for decades, and carries on in the tradition of singing drummers like Buddy Miles, Phil Collins, Maurice White, Teddy Pendergrass, and even Marvin Gaye. After moving to San Jose from Omaha in 1971, Beck has recorded and toured with the likes of John Lee Hooker, Tower of Power, Bell & James, Living It Up Friday Night, Bill Withers, Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr., Bobby Womack, Clifford Coulter, Chester Thompson, Sister Monica. He’s also written and produced for several artists over the past 30 years.
Currently, Beck leads a new band of young upcoming musicians that he is mentoring and teaching music the way we did it back-in-the-day.