Faculty Profiles

Ron Dziubla

As a saxophonist/multi-instrumentalist (guitar and keyboards), Ron Dziubla has performed and recorded with artists such as Duane Eddy, Los Straitjackets, Ricky Martin, Raphael Saadiq, Royal Crown Revue, Chayanne, Franco de Vita, James Intveld, Deke Dickerson, Janiva Magness, Richard Hawley, Christina Aguilera, John Fogerty, Jimmy Buffett, Jarvis Cocker, Ellie Goulding, Linda Perry, Link Wray, Kim Wilson, Kid Ramos, Lynwood Slim, Nikka Costa, and many more. As a session musician, you can hear Ron’s saxophone in such films as Burlesque, Thirteen, and Contact.  His television appearances include the 2007 and 2010 Latin Grammy Awards Telecast, The Oprah Show, The Ellen show, The View, and the Today Show.  As an educator/guest artist, Ron has taught and performed for such entities as the University of Missouri, Coral Park High School (Miami, FL), The Help Group, the U. S. Department of State, and the Egyptian Ministry of Culture.  Ron is also an artist in his own right, having released three records. Brian Parrish of KSYM in San Antonio called his release on Little Silver Records, Melenhead, “one of the best intro releases of 1999.” Dan Forte of Vintage Guitar Magazine said of Ron’s record Some Strange Blues “A great self-produced collection of vintage/timeless rock and roll and, yes, some strangely appealing blues.”  His third release produced by Pete Curry of Los Straitjackets, Nasty Habit, was recently released at the end of 2011.  A highlight for the Ron Dziubla Group was October 2010, when the group was a featured artist at the Jazzmania Festival in Cairo, Egypt.  In June of 2011, Ron performed at the Glastonbury Festival in England with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Duane Eddy.  He was also featured on Duane’s first release in 25 years, Road Trip. Ron Dziubla is a graduate of the University of Miami, FL Frost School of Music.  His professional affiliations include The American Federation of Musicians, Local 47 and the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS).  At MI, Ron teaches Harmony & Theory and Ear Training.

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