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About Ryan Ridgeway
Ryan completed his Degree in Guitar Performance with a Minor in Audio Production and Recording Engineering from Musician’s Institute in Hollywood, California. Upon graduation from Musician’s Institute, Ryan began his professional session guitarist career in the film industry and worked on over 10 major motion pictures and soundtracks, including Pirates of The Caribbean, Men in Black, and Dukes of Hazard. After moving to Nashville, TN, Ryan continued his career as a professional session/touring instrumentalist. He toured and recorded with a number of artists, including Willie Nelson, Shooter Jennings, Uncle Kracker, 80’s recording artist Tiffany, Winona Judd, Darius Rucker, Lady Antebellum, Luke Bryan, Union Station, Craig Morgan, and Artist Robinson. The next four years provided over 1,200 tour dates with as many as 30 well known artists, and sessions in some of the world’s top recording studios. Ryan continues his work as a session guitarist/multi-instrumentalist from his studio, Ridgeway Studios, in Spartanburg SC. Ryan is a native of Greenville, SC and resides in Spartanburg, SC with his wife, Lindsey, and son, Nash.