Susie Thorne & Ron Cooley
Ron Cooley has been a professional guitarist, composer and educator for 40 years.
has toured, recorded and performed with the nationally acclaimed group, Mannheim Steamroller
, for the last 25 years.
In addition to being an original recording member of Mannheim Steamroller, Ronhas recorded six solo projects of his own; four on the American Gramaphone label and two on his own label, Nebraska Sky.
received Gold and Platinum Records for his
work on the Mannheim Steamroller
has appeared on NBC's "TODAY" show as well as Jay Leno's " TONIGHT SHOW" and ABC's "GOOD MORNING AMERICA".
As an educator, Ron has taught at Creighton University, University of Nebraska at Omaha and Iowa Western Community College - in addition to numerous regional Jazz Camps and Arts Projects.