Ryan Haas is a touring / recording guitarist based in Nashville, TN. Picking up his first guitar at age seven, and growing up in the musically diverse city of St. Louis, Mo., Ryan grew up hearing, studying, and playing many different genres of music. His versatility in many styles has made him one of Nashville's in demand guitarists.
While earning a degree in Jazz Performance from the renowned Webster University, Ryan was a member of numerous ensembles, and also performed with numerous groups outside of the classroom, that covered a multitude of genres. Being a student also provided him the opportunity to study and perform with some amazing educators such as Steve Schenkel, Paul Demarinis, Dan Eubanks, Dave Black, Tom Byrne, Kevin Gianino, Willie Akins, and Kim Portnoy.
Ryan has had the pleasure of touring / performing / recording with : Brian Davis, Miss Willie Brown, Dean Alexander, Tyler Dickerson, Mi - Careme, Clark Terry, Carter's Chord, and has performed at The Bonnaroo music and arts festival, The Grand Ole Opry, and on Late Night with Jimmy Kimmel.
Ryan has also had the pleasure of sharing the stage with Dierks Bentley, Brooks and Dunn, Merle Haggard, Jason Aldean, Aaron Lewis, Miranda Lambert, Josh Thompson, Brantley Gilbert, Kip Moore, Frankie Ballard, Jon Pardi, Sarah Evans, and more.