Ryan Whyman, keyboard
Ryan Whyman is a gifted pianist and composer with a diverse array of influences. At age 6 he began studying classical piano with world renowned Sofia Zukerman and developed a passion for improvisation from an early age. As Ryan grew older, his classical piano skills quickly expanded into the jazz realm, as well as into the realms of pop, rock, and assorted other genres.
Through his improvisational and sight-reading abilities, he works as a classical, jazz, rock, pop, folk, and musical theater keyboardist in the Los Angeles area. Ryan has scored a number of independent films and media projects, and writes for a variety of performing ensembles. Ryan is also known for his improvised solo performances, and is currently one of the pianists at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.