Freelance

Ali Van Ryne

About

Paiste Artist Since
July 2017

Nationality
United Kingdom

Main Affiliation
Freelance

Ali Van Ryne

Setup

Biography

Ali is based in the UK and has been a professional musician since 1994. He has worked extensively in theatre, television, radio, studio and live work. He studied with legendary UK drum teacher Bob Armstrong. Live credits include: Simply Red, Emeli Sandé, Robbie Williams, Jack Savoretti, James Morrison, The Shires, Will Young, Beverley Knight, Gabrielle, Boyzone, Rick Astley, Ward Thomas, Melanie C, Macy Gray, Ward Thomas, Ronan Keating, Jeff Wayne’s War of the Worlds, Lemar, The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, Kim Wilde, Anastacia, Andreya Triana, The Swingle Singers, Alfie Boe, Rhydian, Rebecca Ferguson, Katherine Jenkins, Marilyn Maye, Joe Longthorne, Joe McElderry. London West End Theatre credits include: The Book of Mormon, Kinky Boots, Hairspray, Ghost, The Bodyguard, Legally Blonde, Sister Act, Spamalot, Thriller Live!, Made In Dagenham, Flashdance, Fame, Shoes the Musical, Grease, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Oliver!, Dirty Dancing, I Can’t Sing, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Made In Dagenham, Memphis, School of Rock, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie. Other credits include: The Girls (workshop), Everybody's Talking About Jamie (Crucible, Sheffield), Wizard of Oz (Royal Festival Hall). Pixar In Concert (Eden Project, Cornwall). TV Work Includes: Maxxx (E4), Pineapple Studios (SKY Television), Noson Lawen, Wales (S4C Television), Her Cylchdaith Cymru Concert, Rhyl, Wales (S4C Television), Noson Lawen, Eisteddfod, Concert Abergavenny, Wales (S4C Television). Radio credits include: Paul Jones Show (BBC Radio 2), Magic of Christmas, London Palladium (Magic Radio), Radio Javan. Studio credits include: Everybody’s Talking About Jamie (Original London Cast), Smokestack , Shahrzad, Stuart Brooks Ninth Edition, Anthony Strong, Talc, Vimala.

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

    Sizes: 18", 20"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Aggressive, bright, energetic, trashy. Medium range, complex mix. Responsive feel, explosive attack. Powerful, cutting effect cymbal for exotic accents. A good cymbal for noisy crash riding at higher volume levels.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 14", 15"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Rich, warm, full, silvery with a light touch. Wide range, fairly complex mix. Soft feel, easy to control. Lively, responsive and warm open sound. Full, precise chick sound. Versatile hi-hat for medium loud settings, perfectly suited for studio applications.

  • Sounds