Ryan has had the privilege of working with some of Music City’s most talented artists and producers, including Bobby Bones and The Raging Idiots, Pat McLaughlin, Tenille Arts, Kyshona Armstrong, Alicia Michilli, Nicole Boggs, Fred Mollin, Lamont Dozier, Daphne Willis, and many others.
She is currently touring with guitar virtuoso Robben Ford in support of his new record, Purple House. In addition to local gigs and sessions, she is an avid educator and has taught at Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp, Gerald Veasley’s Bass Boot Camp, and Musicians Institute: Guitar Craft Academy.
Thanks to good fortune, exciting phone calls, and many hours of practice, she has backed up artists such as Garth Brooks, Darius Rucker, Lady Antebellum, Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood, Marren Morris, and Hanson. Ryan has served as Musical Director for the annual “Bobby Bones and the Raging Idiots Million Dollar Show at The Ryman” to benefit St. Jude’s and has made appearances on the 3rd, 4th, and 5th seasons of the hit TV show “Nashville.”
When she’s not performing, you can find her at coffee shops writing columns for the online bass magazine, No Treble.
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