Ryan Elwood is a drummer based out of Denver, Colorado. Throughout his career, he has
performed at venues including Red Rocks Amphitheatre and the Ball Arena. Ryan also
records drums from his home studio and frequently tracks at many other studios,
including The Keep in Denver, Swingfingers Recording Studio in Fort Collins, and United
Interests Sound Studios in Boulder.
Ryan has been a working musician since age fifteen, playing styles as varied as country,
blues, rock, folk, and jazz. Over the past two decades, he has become a highly sought
after sideman, performing and recording with artists like Blake Turner, Hunter James, and
In addition to his work on stage and in the studio, Ryan is an educator who has been
teaching private drum lessons since 2002.