Ryan joined the John Ross Music team in 2017 and currently resides in Hood River, OR with his wife Ruth. In addition to Jazz Standards and Pop tunes, Ryan is a huge fan of bluegrass and performs regularly around the Gorge and PDX areas with a few different bands and as a solo artist. He plays a number of instruments (guitar, vocals, bass, drums) and teaches lessons to weekly students in the Hood River area. Prior to moving to Hood River he toured with a few national bands and did recording studio work. Ryan also worked a number of weddings each of the last 3 years using the John Ross Music model where he performed live and also was the DJ/MC for the evening. Ryan and his wife love the outdoors including camping, biking, wind-surfing and skiing.
RYAN's Standard setlist (all the songs he currently knows & performs)
Here are a few videos of Ryan performing (on stand up bass) with his various bands... The bluegrass group first:
And a Jazz-Style Trio: