Ron has performed with Ernie Andrews, Stanley Turrentine, Rick Henderson and Kenny Reed. He has performed at the world renowned Blues Alley Jazz Supper Club, London’s 100 Club and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. His CDs, Hand Prints, The Ron Kearns Quintet, Live! at Blues Alley–Blues in the Alley and Looking Back, Stepping Forward (with special guest, Buck Hill) are being played on CMJ and Jazz radio stations in the United States and Canada.

As a producer, Mr. Kearns has produced albums/CDs for Candid Records, LTD, London, England, FOXHAVEN RECORDS, Jazz Karma Records and Tiffany Records. He has written liner notes for several recordings and has published articles on jazz production and performance.