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Ryan Oliver

A Juno-nominated, Toronto-based saxophonist, Ryan Oliver honed his craft on Canada’s west coast before moving to Amsterdam, Toronto and then New York. Since returning to Toronto, he has maintained a busy schedule as one of Canada’s most in-demand saxophonists. Oliver has toured India, Australia, New Zealand, the United States, and Canada with the legendary eclectic jazz group, The Shuffle Demons. He is also a member of Juno award winning blues/rock performer Derek Miller’s group. The band has traveled throughout North America, including performances at the New Orleans Jazz Festival, the Aboriginal Achievement Awards (broadcast on CTV), and Toronto’s Dundas Square

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Strive!

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2014
Track listing: Strive!; Thousand Miles; Eddie; Victory; For You; Crescent City Stomp; Less Traveled; Taurus; Ready Roll.

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Article: Album Review

The Ryan Oliver Quartet: Strive!

Read "Strive!" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky


When Toronto-based tenor saxophonist Ryan Oliver was living in New York and studying at Rutgers University's Mason Gross School of The Arts in New Jersey, he struck up a musical relationship with one of the teachers at that institution--drummer Victor Lewis. At that time, Lewis, a somewhat underappreciated giant of the drumming world who's worked with ...

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Take Five With Ryan Oliver

Read "Take Five With Ryan Oliver" reviewed by Ryan Oliver


Meet Ryan Oliver:Juno-nominated, Toronto-based saxophonist, Ryan Oliver honed his craft in Canada's west coast before moving to Amsterdam, Toronto, and then New York. Since returning to Toronto, he has maintained a busy schedule as one of Canada's most in-demand saxophonists. Oliver has toured in India, Australia, New Zealand, the United States, and Canada with ...

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Eddie

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Label: Self Produced
Released: 0
Duration: 5.34

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Strive!

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2012

Album

Convergence

Label: Songlines Recordings
Released: 2007

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Rhythm

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Label: Songlines Recordings
Released: 2007
Duration: 5:30

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Strive

Label: Self Produced
Released: 0


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