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Ron Carlson

Ron Carlson plays guitar, flute and bass. He is usually playing jazz standards with the Ron Carlson Trio or a group sized for the occasion. He also plays guitar with a horn based classic rock band called [email protected]

Some of the Kansas City area venues he has performed at include the Blue Room, the Phoenix, the Folly Theater, Unity on the Plaza, JCCC Jazz Recital series, KCKCC Jazz on the Lake series, churches, country clubs (including Indian Hills Country Club, Mission Hills Country Club, Hallbrook Country Club and Blue Hills Country Club), the Lucky Brewgrille Restaurant, Chaz on the Plaza, the Take Five Coffee Bar, BB’s Lawnside Bar-B-Que, Murray’s Tables and Tap, and other restaurants (including those formerly known as Jardine’s, Taste and Cafe Augusta).

Ron has performed with or substituted in many area big bands including the KCKCC Blue Devils, the New Vintage Big Band, the Abel Rameriz Big Band, the Kicks Big Band, the Metro Big Band and the Moon City Big Band.

Ron is currently involved with several jazz music recording projects to be released in 2015.

Ron has a degree in Music from South Dakota State University. He also studied music at the University of Iowa where he earned a degree in Computer Science. He has a Master’s Degree in Physics from the University of Missouri at Kansas City.