Ryan BrownRyan Brown has been playing drums since he was 11 years old. A native of Denver, Colorado, Ryan graduated from Indiana University with a degree in jazz studies and percussion. He plays with Los Angeles-based bands SexTapes, The Fuxedos, AM/FM, Madras, and Bridge Of Sighs, and in the bands of artists Arrica Rose, Karem Malicki-Sanchez, Waz, Colin Armstrong and rapper J Naugh-T. He has toured with Taiwanese pop star Chyi-Chin, L.A. bands OWL and Ultraviolet, and traveled to Switzerland to play the Bern Jazz Festival with R&B artist Niki Haris. He has recorded tracks and albums with producers Marti Frederiksen, Mikal Reid, Russ Irwin, Rob Seals, Glen Laughlin, Rob Shrock, Brian Dobbs, Klaus Derendorf, Brian Paturalski, Billy Morrison, Larry Crane and David Weisberg, including the hit single "The Real Thing" from Bo Bice. Ryan can also be heard on releases by Foreigner, Circus Diablo, Hannah Montana, Clay Aiken, Cassie Davis, Nick Lachey, Jesse McCartney, Heather Graham, Suzie McNeil (Rock Star INXS), The Cherry Bluestorms and Stephanie McIntosh, as well as on the Hans Zimmer movie soundtracks for Kung Fu Panda and The Dark Knight. Ryan can be seen playing drums in numerous TV shows and movies including Pirates of the Caribbean 3: At World’s End, Desperate Housewives, Jag and Samantha Who?.

Episode Appearances:
Episode 101: We Were Robbed 10/15/09
Episode 110: Noon Man 12/17/09
Episode 111: Overcoming Adversity 12/24/09