Ryan Burns studied piano at Berklee School of Music in Boston, and has been teaching and playing music professionally for over 20 years. Burns spent time on faculty at University of Puget Sound and Pacific Lutheran University. He currently owns and operates Burien School of Music, teaching piano, bass, and guitar. He has performed with Matt Cameron, Ann Wilson, Mike McCready, Jimmy Page, Rick Nielson, Bobby Previte, Wayne Horvitz, Skerik, Matt Jorgensen, Thomas Marriott, and others. Burns has played piano with the Tacoma Symphony, wrote music for the Food Network TV show “Food Nation with Bobby Flay.” and recorded on dozens of CD’s, including six as a leader.
Jazz Times Magazine writes “Keyboardist Ryan Burns has a lyrical, controlled style on organ, Moog and Fender Rhodes, the latter played with a gorgeous chimelike tone.”