Brown, Ronald Rodell

Brown, Ronald Rodell

January 12, 1952 – June 5, 2017
Age 65 of Saint Paul. Preceded in death by his mother, Beatrice Brown. Ronald is survived by his father, Rodell Brown; son, Patrick Brown; and son, Alexander Brown. Ronald graduated from the University of Minnesota with a BA in Music where he then taught music at Battle Creek Middle School. While simultaneously being a professional musician, he made great success with such hits as “Siempre” and “Ninja” which are still talked about in the Jazz community to this day. His love of music led him to meet many musicians in the Twin Cities music scene who have remained lifelong friends. Plans for a celebration of his life will be Thursday, July 27th. Location and information to follow. Please feel free to send photos, memories or just your contact information so we can help gather all his loved ones in one place. RonBrownMemorial@gmail.com
(Published in the Star Tribune on June 17, 2017)