New Album ‘Originations’ Released Today !!

THRILLED to announce my latest album Originations is out now on Origin Records! Click HERE to check out a brand new webpage dedicated to the project where you…

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First Preview of ORIGINATIONS Online Now!

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New album ORIGINATIONS drops July 17 on Origin Records!

On Originations, Ryan Cohan brings his broad spectrum of musical influences and sensibilities across multiple genres into focus through a personal lens in his most compelling musical statement to…

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Chicago Jazz Festival Performance!

Had an AMAZING time playing Originations with my jazz chamber ensemble last weekend at the Chicago Jazz Festival to an electric crowd of about 10,000 enthusiastic listener’s on…

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Ellen Priest’s “On Being American / Jazz: Ryan Cohan’s The River” now on display in NYC

The jazz inspiration of Delaware-based artist Ellen Priest’s dynamic abstract series “On Being American / Jazz: Ryan Cohan’s The River” is on display from March 28 to June…

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Chicago Jazz Magazine Feature Interview

Happy New Year! Very pleased to start 2019 with the release of this interview I did with Mike Jeffers for Chicago Jazz Magazine. We discuss my approach to…

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New album ‘ORIGINATIONS’ in production!

Had an AMAZING experience performing ‘Originations’ with my 10-piece jazz chamber ensemble at the Hyde Park Jazz Festival (Reva and David Logan Center Concert Hall) this past weekend….

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Ellen Priest Paints ‘The River’

Ellen Priest is a wonderful artist based in Delaware who is in the final phases of completing a three-year project creating paintings and drawings based on my 2013 Motéma…

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Purdue Jazz Festival Artist-in-Residence

I’m very much looking forward to working with the Purdue University as their Artist-in-Residence for their 2018 jazz festival. Saturday, January 20 I will be performing with the…

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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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