Ryan Edwards is a career musician for dancers.
From a beginning in big band jazz, to an extensive study in West African music and dance, he has been on the path to make people dance since he began in music. For 10 years he led annual adventure-travel missions to Guinea, West Africa.
Currently producing interdisciplinary art and performance work, he continues to explore music, installations and design as well as various site-specific works.
Ryan is a New Music America Grant Recipient as well as a Creative City, Live Arts Boston and Now + There Arts Fellow. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in performance from Berklee College of Music and a minor in Africana Studies.
Ryan is most proud to be a father of two beautiful children, Jafiah and Maya.