Ron Thaler has been a fixture on the international music scene for more than 25 years. Credited on more than 450 recordings and with 3 Grammys © and 11 #1 Billboard © hits, his musical contributions have been heard and shared by billions.
A long-standing association with some of music's most thought-provoking artists has contributed profoundly to his unique approach and trademark audio signature. His resume includes many inspired and cutting- edge collaborations, including multi-platinum and chart-topping work with Alicia Keys, Rob Thomas, Sophie B. Hawkins, Taj Mahal, Debbie Gibson, Moby, Gwen Stefani, Traum Diggs, Anita Prime, Willie Nelson & Hank Williams Jr., David Guetta, Slash, Bethany Joy Lenz, Sarah McLachlan, Shy'm, Wyclef Jean, Denise Pearson, Lana Del Rey, DJ Logic, Dweezil Zappa, Ashlee Simpson, Mercedes Ferrer, Lizzy Mercier, Lewis Copeland, Taylor Dayne, Judie Tsuke, John Legend, Jewel, Ellie Lawson, as well as with jazz luminaries Al DiMeola, Mike Stern, Matt Garrison, Oz Noy, Jon Hammond, Rufus Reid, and Hiram Bullock.
Some recordings Ron has participated on have found tremendous success for the artists:
Ron has been honored with 3 Grammy nominations for his music production work, has appeared on albums having received 16 Grammy nominations and 11 #1 positions on Billboard, and is a Grammy recipient for Alicia Keys double-Grammy winning hit single "No One" for best R&B Song and Best R&B Female Vocal Performance, and PGS's "The Captain Of Her Heart" for Best Pop Instrumental Arrangement accompanying a Vocalist. Ron took to primetime TV where he appeared as a drummer/musician and recurring character on NBC TV's "Lipstick Jungle" alongside Brooke Shields, Kim Raver and Andrew McCarty.
- [Alicia Keys "No One"] -5x Platinum, 6 billion views, 30+ billion streams, #1 in 23 countries, 2x- Grammy
- [David Guetta "Dangerous"] - 152 million views, #1 in 14 countries, Grammy nominated
- [John Legend "You & I"] - 58 million views, top-10 in 35 countries, Grammy nominated
- [Moby & Gwen Stefani "Southside"] - 11 million, #1 in 8 countries, Grammy Nominated, VH1 Award
- [Lana Del Rey "Music To Watch Boys To"] - 17 million, top-20 Europe/UK/Japan
Through his music production and publishing companies RT Productions (RTP) and RT Type Music (RTTM), Ron has lent his compositional and instrumental touch to multiple Film and TV projects as a soundtrack composer, music supervisor, sound-designer, and sync content developer and placement specialist. RTP teamed up with Envy Productions on music jingles for The Cartoon Network, Coca-Cola, McDonald's, ESPN, MTV, and Bravo. RTTM has secured many music placements for Ron's compositions and those of his production clients on primetime TV programs including The OC (Fox), One Tree Hill (WB), Lipstick Jungle (NBC), Rodzinka (PLN), Laguna Beach (MTV), Sweet Sixteen (MTV), Auckland Daze (TVNZ), Brave New Waves (Canada), Canada AM, as well as for pro-sports team The Nashville Predators (NHL Hockey), and many others. Ron and RTTM have contributed soundtrack and artist title songs to feature films Tilt (Tom Braidwood, X-Files), Sex Chronicles (Patricia Velasquez), Monster-In-Law (Jane Fonda, Jennifer Lopez), Three Vignettes (Danny Aiello), Skiptracers (The Defibulators, 5x International Film Festival winner), La Tropical (Corbis-Microsoft Documentaries), Bright (Bethany Joie Lenz), and has acted as executive producer for music videos including Anita Prime's "Serenade", "Destiny" and "La La La" (2011 LAMA Los Angeles Music Award Grand Prize Winner), Kelly Saint Patrick's (Grammy nominated lead single) video "Shame On You", Gareth Barker's "Hello World", and Traum Diggs "Off The Floor".