Ryan Benton is a pianist, guitarist and vocalist performing solo, duo and band shows throughout Northern VA, Western MD, Southern PA and Washington DC areas. A trained musician with a degree in music from James Madison University, Ryan has been performing blues, pop, jazz and rock in acoustic and electric acts for over 25 years. Ryan is currently performing shows in his eclectic, solo acoustic act on vocals/piano/guitar featuring a crowd pleasing mix of favorites from the 60's to today as well as blues, southern rock classics and original music. Ryan also performs regularly with The Voodoo Blues , a New Orleans style blues and funk band, and Junk Jazz, a jazz combo performing jazz standards and funky fusion. Ryan has been a staple in the MD and NoVA music circles for over a decade now, and always looks forward to the opportunity bring the joy of great music to new audiences.