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Ronnie Blake

Born: May 23 1972

Ronnie Blake

Ron Francis Blake (born May 23, 1972) is a trumpeter from San Fernando, California. He has recorded and performed alongside numerous artists such as Aaliyah, Ben Harper, Dr. Dre, and Ziggy Marley. Blake also played with Green Day on their American Idiot tour and appears on Bullet in a Bible as well as their 2016 release Revolution Radio. He is also in a few Idiot Club videos.

Blake studied at Cal State Northridge. As a student, he won the 1992 International Trumpet Guild's Jazz Improvisation competition in Rotterdam as well as the local Dolo Coker Jazz Scholarship and Outstanding Trumpet Player in the Pacific Coast Jazz Festival. Blake went on to study at the California Institute of the Arts on a full scholarship and achieved his master's degree in Music.

Blake runs HiSpeedHorns, a website allowing artists to get horn parts arranged and recorded via remote internet sessions. The website was featured in Mix Magazine.

Blake currently plays with Poncho Sanchez and is working on a solo album titled "Assimilation" set to be released August 4th 2017.
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