Oral History Information
Ronnie Drumm had a full and fulfilling life in music! As a child he picked up the trumpet, which he played during his time as a big band leader, musical director and educator. Ronnie worked with a who’s who of entertainers such as Steve Allen, Bob Hope and Jack Benny as well as a long stint as musical director for the Ringling Brothers Circus. He opened his own music retail store, which his son, Rick Drumm, worked in as a kid before himself becoming a leader within the music products industry. Ronnie is most proud of the teaching he did in both the school programs as well as private lessons, bringing the joy of music to young people.