Ronnie Bedford (born 1931) is an American jazz drummer and professor. Bedford is one of the founders of the Yellowstone Jazz Festival held annually in Cody, Wyoming, and was the recipient of the 1993 Wyoming Governor's Award for the Arts. In 1993 he released a self-published CD, Tour de West. He later produced three more CDs for Progressive Records. Bedford currently lives in Powell, Wyoming and teaches percussion at Northwest College.