Aretha Franklin, KEM, Earl Klugh
Ron Otis is one of the most established sidemen in contemporary American jazz. The Detroit-based drummer is renowned for his versatility, improvisation and impeccable timing -- incorporating syncopated rhythms and funky accenting. having toured with guitarist Earl Klugh and pianist Bob James for over a decade, Otis usually plays alongside bassist Al Turner.
He also plays drums for the music icon Aretha Franklin and R&B/Soul singer KEM. Currently out on tour with KEM.