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Braggs, Ronald

Braggs, Ronald, drummer and singer; b. New Haven, CT, 1948. Ron has been playing drums and singing since his early high school days, back in Waterbury, CT.  Ron has played with numerous bands and individuals over the years, most notably Ron was with Eddie Buster for over 20 years, until Buster's death in 1998.  Recently, the Ron Braggs Quartet has performed at the Pilot Pen Tennis Tournament, as well as a long stint at the Avon Old Farms Inn in Avon, CT with his trio. 

The Ron Braggs Trio has appeared on the CTV program "Au Bourbon" in May 2002, and Ron has been an active sideman, working with the Morris Trent band, Laco Deczi's Cellular New York band, the Gary Grippo band, Dave Dana and friends, and he continues to book himself with his own trio or quartet at local venues.  A self taught musician, Ron plays jazz, pop, blues, R&B and performs vocals while playing the drums.

Recordings:
Bassology: The Feeling That I Get (1998), Imagination (1999)

Contact information:
rbraggs@snet.net

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