Graduate of the Music Program at SUNY Purchase College
Composing, Audio Production
Guitar, Bass Guitar, Ukulele, Mandolin
Other credits include performances with the late Vince Welnick of "The Tubes" and "The Grateful Dead", as well as guitarist Marc Flord formerly of "The Black Crowes". He has performed numerous times with drummer Matt Abts of "Gov't Mule" and keyboardist Johhny Neel, known for his work with "The Allman Brothers Band". Ryan has also played along side Matt Johnson, drummer on Jeff Buckley's masterpiece "Grace", as well as T. Lavitz of "The Dixie Dregs". he has played with former "Phil Lesh & Friends" guitarist Jeff Pevar and Sax great Norbert Stachel, formerly of "Tower of Power" and the Rodger Waters "In The Flesh" touring band. Ryan is also a rotating member of Eyeball Records recording artists "Sleep Station" and has led his own bands, including the prog-rockers "Mirror".
On numerous occasions, Ryan has been a guest performer with the "Bergen Youth Orchestra" and has had the honor of performing with them at New York's Carnegie Hall as a soloist on both guitar and mandolin.