The Drowning

Very happy to have a composition of mine (performed by trumpeter Orbert Davis’s group, featuring yours truly on piano) in director Bette Gordon‘s latest film The Drowning premiering Wednesday, May…

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Ryan Cohan Quartet at Jazz Showcase FEB 23 – 26!

This Thursday thru Sunday (Feb 23-26), I will be performing at the historic Jazz Showcase in Chicago with my quartet featuring John Wojciechowski on woodwinds, James Cammack on…

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Scottish National Jazz Orchestra Commission

I am thrilled and honored to have been commissioned by the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra to provide an arrangement for their ‘The Songs of Mancini and Mandel’ concerts in…

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‘Originations’ World Premiere

I am very excited to be debuting a new suite of music entitled Originations Wednesday June 1st at the Old Town School of Folk Music with a 10-piece jazz chamber ensemble…

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University of Louisville Artist-in-Residence

I am thrilled to be working with the University of Louisville’s esteemed Jamey Aebersold Jazz Studies Program as their Artist-in-Residence for the entire winter/spring semester. In addition to teaching…

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RC Sextet at Jazz at Lincoln Center

                  Had an INCREDIBLE time playing with my sextet at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola at Jazz at Lincoln Center in NYC…

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Chicago Jazz Festival

Had a fantastic time playing at the Chicago Jazz Festival last weekend with my quartet featuring Joe Locke, Lorin Cohen and George Fludas. The band was on fire…

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Ryan Cohan Sextet at Jazz at Lincoln Center on September 16!

I am thrilled to announce that I will be playing at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City with a newly assembled sextet on…

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NEW Quartet Video Clips and Summer News

Had a GREAT time of playing to some enthusiastic audiences at The Jazz Showcase in Chicago last week Thursday thru Sunday with my quartet featuring James Cammack on…

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CMA 2014 New Works Award

I am honored to be a recipient of Chamber Music America’s 2014 New Jazz Works Grant supported by The Doris Duke Foundation! The new project will feature my…

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