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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New Film Music Page Now Online!

A new Film Music page is now available on this site featuring some of my work from the Sundance Composers Lab as well as other cues I have composed. You can click…

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Back from The Sundance Composers Lab at Skywalker Ranch

Just returned from an incredibly inspiring two weeks with Sundance Institute’s Music and Sound Design Lab at Skywalker Ranch where I had the opportunity to collaborate with an…

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2014 Sundance Film Composer Fellowship

I am thrilled and honored to have been selected as a Feature Film Fellow for Sundance Institute’s Music and Sound Design Lab at Skywalker Sound this July! “At the Music…

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RYAN COHAN SEPTET LIVE: NEW VIDEOS NOW ONLINE

New live performance videos are now available on my YouTube channel.  I am very pleased to share these with you as they capture my septet at The Iridium in…

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‘The River’ chosen in The Chicago Tribune’s “Best Jazz Shows of 2013”!

The River has been appearing on several recently published “Best of 2013” lists including those by Something Else!, Nippertown!, J Hunter (Jazz Journal Association), Bob McWilliams and Jazz After…

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Downbeat Feature

I am honored to be featured in the ‘Players’ section of Downbeat Magazine’s January 2014 issue! Written by Michael Jackson, the piece discusses the music on my latest…

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