Ryan Nielsen

"Breathtaking . . . tremendous instrumental skill . . . outstanding creativity." Jazz Icon John McNeil


The Music of Ryan Nielsen

Enjoy this sampling of the many sides of trumpeter Ryan Nielsen. 

"Bright Shiny Day" and "Lioness" are from Gift of Breath, a duo album with Ra Kalam Bob Moses that was named a 2017 Recommended New Release by the New York City Jazz Record. 

"Vamps," "Sometimes," and "Solar" are from the album Out of Nowhere, released on Jazz Hang Records in 2015. 

Tracks from Sister and Brothers are Americana-inspired, and feature an all-family band of Nielsen and his siblings. 

"Joy" is from a sacred work entitled Divine Colors, composed by Nielsen's brother, pianist Justin Nielsen.  

The Telemann and Honegger are from the classical repertoire. Enjoy!