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Ivy Hill works with pillars of the local music community to create amazing performances for our patrons. Each IHE artist also pursues the creation of original music. By hiring Ivy Hill artists for your event you'll be helping to keep the SF Bay Area's music scene thriving.


Blake Ritterman is a San Francisco based drummer. After studying jazz performance and philosophy at San Francisco State University, Blake toured the country, Canada, and Mexico extensively with his original bands before finding his place in the Bay Area working musician scene. He's performed with Bay Area acts including North Beach Brass Band, Brass Monkey Brass Band, Brass Band Mission, Posole, Sonamo, Con Brio, Hella Fitzgerald, San Francisco Mandolin Orchestra, Gatsby Entertainment, Big Blu Soul Revue, Dirty Cello, Flowtilla, Patriot Brass Band, and many others.

Blake leads the weekly Monday Night Jam with Andrew Couttie at Tupelo in San Francisco

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Blake Ritterman performs in these Ivy Hill associated acts.