Teaching Days

Saturday – Rocklin




Ryan Clark is a drummer based in Sacramento who recently graduated from the University of the Pacific’s Conservatory of Music with a degree in Jazz Studies – Percussion. Ryan started drumming at the age of 11 with instruction from Monty Schmidt and Trent Teague. Ryan then attended Rio Americano High School where he had the honor of performing at prestigious festivals and attending jazz workshops across the states and around the world. Ryan has also taken jazz drumming instruction from Rick Lotter and Brian Kendrick. Ryan has had the honor of sharing the stage with great musicians such as Orrin Evans, Lewis Nash, Terrell Stafford, Pete Escovedo and his latin orchestra, and many others. Ryan also frequently plays the Vibraphone and has recorded a Christmas big band cd on vibes with vocalist Carmen Bradford. Ryan has given private drum lessons at the Stockton School of Music and looks forward to sharing his passion of music and drums with his students at the Music Lab!

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Ryan’s Setup

This will give you some understanding of what he plays.

Gretsch Catalina Drum Kit – Cherry DRUMS Kick 18” X 16” Snare 14” X 5” Hi tom 12” X 9” Low tom 14” X 14” With Evans drum heads Drum Pedal DW 5000 CYMBALS 20” K Ride 18” K Dark Crash 14” K Hi-Hats