Ron McClure (born November 22, 1941) is an American jazz bassist.
McClure was born in New Haven, Connecticut, United States. He started on piano at age five, and later played accordion and bass. McClure studied privately with Joseph Iadone and, later, with Hall Overton and Don Sebesky. McClure attended the Hartt School of Music, graduating in 1963.
McClure worked in the Buddy Rich Sextet in 1963. He then joined Maynard Ferguson's big band