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Ronnie Cuber

bs, *1941 US, New York City
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Ronald Edward Cuber

American baritone saxophonist, born December 25, 1941 in New York City, New York. Primarily known as a traditional jazz musician, he also performs in Latin sessions and has appeared on numerous pop, rock and rhythm & blues recordings as an in-demand sideman. His first notable work was with Marshall Brown's Newport Youth Band at the 1959 Newport Jazz Festival. During the 1960's, he was featured with the groups of Slide Hampton, Maynard Ferguson, George Benson, Lionel Hampton, Woody Herman and Lonnie Smith. During the 1970's, Cuber performed with Eddie Palmieri playing both the flute and baritone saxophone. He recorded his own Cuber Libre in 1976, worked with Lee Konitz from 1977 to 1979 playing the clarinet and soprano saxophone alongside the baritone and in 1979 released The Eleventh Day Of Aquarius. He was a member of the Saturday Night Live Band for 5 years during the 1980's. Since the 1980's, he has released a succession of traditional jazz recordings such as Live At The Blue Note, Passion Fruit, Airplay, Love For Sale, The Scene Is Clean, Cubism and Pinpoint. Other musicians who have recruited Cuber for sessions include Chaka Khan, Paul Simon, Eric Clapton, Yoko Ono and David Byrne.

  • Bariton sax
  • Saxophone
  • Bass Clarinet
  • Clarinet
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • R&B/Soul
  • Latin
Popular Tracks   
Them Changes on Center Stage by Steve Gadd, Eddie Gómez & Ronnie Cuber
I Can't Turn You Loose on Center Stage by Steve Gadd, Eddie Gómez & Ronnie Cuber
Passion Fruit on Live At JazzFest Berlin by Ronnie Cuber
Signed Sealed Delivered on Center Stage by Steve Gadd, Eddie Gómez & Ronnie Cuber
Watching the River Flow on Live at Voce by Steve Gadd and Friends
I'm a Van on Look out Now! by The Gaddabouts
House on Fire on Look out Now! by The Gaddabouts
Way Back Home on Center Stage by Steve Gadd, Eddie Gómez & Ronnie Cuber
Look out Now! on Look out Now! by The Gaddabouts
Can You Feel It on Look out Now! by The Gaddabouts

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Live At JazzFest BerlinRonnie Cuber2013Album
Better Get Hit In Your Soul A Tribute To Charles MingusMetropole Orchestra, Randy Brecker, Ronnie Cuber, Conrad Herwig, John Clayton2012Album
BoplicityRonnie Cuber2012Album
De Muziek Van Charles MingusMetropole Orchestra O.l.v. John Clayton2011Album
Infra-Rae - Ronnie Cuber Meets The BrothersRonnie Cuber2010Album
Live At VoceSteve Gadd And Friends Featuring Joey DeFrancesco, Ronnie Cuber, Paul Bollenback And Edie Brickell2010Album
Live At The Blue NoteRonnie Cuber2002Album
Love For SaleRonnie Cuber, Metropole Orchestra1998Album
N.Y. CatsRonnie Cuber1996Album
The Scene Is CleanRonnie Cuber1994Album
CubismRonnie Cuber1992Album
Two BrothersRonnie Cuber1986Album
Pin PointRonnie Cuber1986Album
Passion FruitRonnie Cuber1985Album
The Eleventh Day Of AquariusRonnie Cuber1978Album
Cuber LibreRonnie Cuber1976Album
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