Producer/Composer Ronald J. (R.J.) Woods has over 50 years of experience in the music business as a songwriter, composer, producer (over 15 album projects and over 1000 individual tracks), musician (live and studio) and arranger.
R.J. was born in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. He is proficient on guitar, bass, and keyboards. He has worked in country, blues, gospel, rock and light jazz. His music, both vocal and instrumental, have been licensed to appear in movies, websites, corporate e-cards, computer games, and instructional videos.
R.J.'s ability to write Retro music comes from his years as a working musician, from high school bands through the bar-band circuit in Canada and the U.S.
Under his stage name of Dusty Woods, RJ's years of doing rock, honky-tonk country, blues, and 50's rock 'n roll and doo-wah have their roots in his early influences, which include Hank Williams, Muddy Waters, BB King, Lefty Frizzell, and Buddy Holly.