He has worked with Chance the Rapper, Alan Parsons, Tom Brooks, The Social Experiment, Vinnie Colaiuta, Nathan East, Natalie Grant and Bernie Herms, Aline Barros and Israel Houghton, and Marcos Vidal (25 Ańos, Latin Grammy Christian Album of the Year winner, 2016).
As one of the lead engineers for Alan Parsons' latest master class, Orchestral Maneuvers, Ryland worked closely with Parsons and Brooks and coordinated the orchestra recording setup, logistics, and overall event production which involved CMG Music Recording Hollywood, 45 players, and a band including Vinnie Colaiuta, Nathan East, Jeff Kollman, and Tom Brooks. The session recorded two songs, one for Parsons' upcoming album and one for Chance the Rapper and The Social Experiment. Ryland was the remixing engineer and stems production specialist for Aline Barros’ newest album featuring Israel Houghton. He mixed each song and produced all of the stems available through Multitracks.com. Other collaborators on this project included Abraham Laboriel Sr. and Paul Jackson Jr.
As a live sound engineer, Ryland worked for Power Plus Productions (P3) in San Diego, California. His roles included warehouse audio specialist, audio assist, stage crew, and front of house engineer. He has worked many large corporate events as well as music and sports festivals. Ryland’s clients through P3 included the San Diego Chargers, Cody Simpson, Olivia Holt, Daya, Symon, Megan Nicole, Bonnie McKee, the Brubeck Brothers, the San Diego Youth Symphony, Aaron Carter, Drake Bell, and the San Diego Comic Con.Ryland is also big band Phat Cat Swinger's front of house engineer, mixing shows at Downtown Disney, west coast tours, and other concerts and events.
As a performer, Ryland has toured South Korea, Canada, the western United States and Europe. He performed on Disney Channel for the 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards as a background vocalist for Jordan Smith, the winner of The Voice, 2015 and composer Stephan Moccio. He has also sung for Immediate Music's Yoav Goren as a session vocalist.
Ryland attained a Bachelors of Music in Commercial Music, Audio Recording from Azusa Pacific University and is currently pursuing a master of music degree in Music Business.
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