Ryan GIO has been drumming his entire life, studying percussion in schools at a very young age and continually self-taught, working as a pro drummer for many years. Graduating Arizona State University with a Business Marketing Degree and experienced in performing drum corps, he independently moved to California in 2009 dedicated to his drumming career.
Available for live performances, recordings in person or online, local and national touring, music videos, gigs, sessions, rehearsals, special events, clinics, lessons, shows, drum tuning, practices, concerts, international world tours & collaborating.
Reliable – On time, in time and committed to doing what is promised!
Precise – Tasty drumming or exacting replication with or without a metronome + expert dynamics.
Creative – Limitless beats, fills, grooves and feels from experience in many different styles. Follows direction well and suggestions easily incorporated.
Unique – Studied percussion in schools around the United States, teaches all ages and moved to L.A. with an Arizona State University Degree of Bachelor of Science Marketing in the W.P. Carey School of Business.
Fast learning, extremely hard hitting, friendly, motivated, ego free, experienced drummer with pro gear, stage presence, image, transportation, singing ability and a great attitude to tour the world!
✹ Grooving to a click, drumming with feel to backing tracks and locking in at odd time signatures are no problem. Excellent internal timing from years of performing drum corps and like a metronome.
✹ Endorsements to share benefit with, an acoustically treated place to rehearse and record in, can book shows at world famous venues like the Viper Room and Whisky A Go Go with connections at most local spots and in other states as well. Knows how to play to the room and support for the song from years of continual recording and touring. Team player who will help promote.
✹ DW Drum Workshop Drums and EV Electro-Voice P.A. equipped rehearsal / recording studio located in North Hollywood or will travel to you. Can help with drummers parts, song arrangements, music, melodies, instrumentation, lyrics, production, recording, writing, singing, creating, live or recorded sound mixing, booking, management, design and business.
Easy to work with positive musician featured on Pandora Radio and in many national and worldwide publications including DRUM! Magazine with superb references from happy record producers, recording engineers, music industry executives, bands, labels, studios, movie directors, managers, music directors, churches, families and musicians from all genres and types of music.
100% Satisfaction guaranteed, contact for anything music related!👍