RYAN PORTER

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In-demand Los Angeles jazz trombonist and co-founding member of the genre-bending collective West Coast Get Down.

Los Angeles trombonist Ryan Porter is a gifted, highly sought-after performer, as well as one of the co-founders of the lauded jazz, hip-hop, and funk collective West Coast Get Down. Born in Los Angeles in 1979, Porter first became interested in jazz and playing the trombone around age ten. By high school, he was taking private lessons and playing in the marching band as well as a local multi-school competitive jazz ensemble alongside future WCGD bandmate saxophonist Kamasi Washington. Also during his teens, he met legendary drummer Billy Higgins, who encouraged him and invited him to attend his well-known jazz workshops and jam sessions. Porter excelled quickly, and by the time he left high school he had earned enough scholarship money to attend New York's Manhattan School of Music. While there, he studied with
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RYAN PORTER The Ryan Porter Jazz Quintet 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Ryan Porter Jazz Quintet "Anaya"
Fusion 2008
RYAN PORTER Spangle​-​Lang Lane album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Spangle​-​Lang Lane
Fusion 2017
RYAN PORTER The Optimist album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
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Fusion 2018
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Fusion 2019

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