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Ryan has logged in 3 albums, 4 Top-20 hits and over 750 shows as a member of Collective Soul and Paul Rogers Band. Ryan has since recorded tracks for: Pet Shop Boys, David Cook, Carrie Underwood, Debbie Gibson, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Alice Cooper, American Idol, theme for S.W.A.T., and a multi-platinum international album for Greek legend Anna Vissi. Ryan is now available to add live drums to your compositions via his state of the art recording studio. The commercial facility features a 4200 sq. ft. studio with 24' ceilings, no parallel walls and reclaimed barn wood interior as well as an amazing collection of analog outboard gear and inspired instruments. Please visit: www.livedrumtracks.com
Sound character: Full, rich, powerful, energetic. Fairly wide range, fairly clean mix. Very controllable and responsive feel. A clean, glassy stick over a big, deep layered wash with a touch of darkness. This is a big cymbal for big beats. Developed in co-operation with session great John "JR" Robinson.
Sizes: 16", 17", 18", 19", 20", 22"
Sound character: Silvery, breathy, transparent. Fairly wide range, slightly complex and dense mix. Soft shimmering and velvety feel. A light crash cymbal with a definite retro character suited for many styles in that music genre.
Sizes: 14", 15"
Sound character: Dark, full, soft, multi-layered. Medium wide range, complex mix. Soft, responsive feel. Velvety sizzling open sound. Rich, dark chick sound. A sensitive hi-hat perfectly suited for light to medium heavy use within Jazz, Blues, Country and other acoustic music styles.