Hailing from Orange, CT, Ryan Sands is a passionate, energetic drummer on the rise. Ryan is a graduate of New England Conservatory and Manhattan School of Music. His thunderous performance style has landed him work with Phil Markowitz, Zach Brock, John Escreet, Jimmy Bruno, and a rotating member of the Christian Sands Trio. Ryan currently holds the drum seat for the New York-based Jazz collective Altus, featuring David Adewumi, Neta Ranaan, Nathan Reising, and Isaac Levien. They released their debut EP, Riot Cycles, in July 2021. As a bandleader, Ryan is currently working with his power trio and just recorded his debut album, Standing on the Edge of Tomorrow.