Ryan Elwood is a professional drummer based in Denver. During his career he has played at venues such as Red Rocks Amphitheatre and the Gothic Theater and at festivals including Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest and the Underground Music Showcase (the UMS). He has also recorded at some of the best studios in Colorado, including Swingfingers Recording Studio in Fort Collins, United Interests Sound Studios in Boulder, and Macy Sound Studios in Denver.
Ryan has been a working musician since age fifteen. He spent several years refining his improvisational skills with jazz guitarist Eric Dorn before joining indie-rock group FaceMan. Since then, Ryan has become an in-demand sideman, performing and/or recording with artists and bands including Natalie Walker, Doug Haywood, Kory Brunson, Craig Haller, Jen Korte, Wonderlic, and ATOMGA.
In addition to his work on stage and in the studio, Ryan is also an accomplished educator. He has been teaching private lessons since 2002 and is on faculty at Broadway Music School in Denver. [+]