born on 2/6/1931 in Bridgeport, CT, United States
died on 20/12/2014 in Powell, WY, United States
Ronnie Bedford (born 1931) is an American jazz drummer and professor. Bedford is one of the founders of the Yellowstone Jazz Festival held annually in Cody, Wyoming, and was the recipient of the 1993 Wyoming Governor's Award for the Arts. In 1993 he released a self-published CD, Tour de West. He later produced three more CDs for Progressive Records. Bedford currently lives in Powell, Wyoming and teaches percussion at Northwest College.
With Rod Levitt
- The Dynamic Sound Patterns (Riverside, 1963)
With Pee Wee Russell
- Ask Me Now! (Impulse!, 1963)
- Ronnie Bedford at All Music Guide