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Ryan McBride

Ryan McBride

Ryan McBride is a professional drummer in a wide range of musical genres. In the musical theatre realm, he has performed with Broadway stars Will Roland, Adrian Zmed, and Adam Pascal, and has played in the orchestras of such Off-Broadway shows as Jersey Boys, Bella: An American Tall Tale, and Midnight at the Never Get. His jazz group has opened for such artists as Sheila Jordan, Dr. Eddie Henderson, and Toshiko Akiyoshi, and he has also appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. In addition to his work at the Mark Morris Dance Center, he accompanies classes at Paul Taylor Dance School and Marymount Manhattan College. He is on the faculty of Brooklyn Music School and endorses Vic Firth drumsticks.