Ryan Woodhouse is a jazz saxophonist, composer, and arranger in Springfield, Missouri. He is available to perform for all kinds of parties and events. Playing a mix of jazz standards, bebop, blues, bossa nova, originals, holiday, and popular music, he can perform solo or with a band.
We needed nice background music for our event. This was exactly what we wanted! GREAT music, perfect volume, focused professionals. Upbeat. Mixture of holiday tunes and other. Worth every dime.
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What to Expect
Most performances involve saxophone, guitar, bass, and drums, but this can vary depending on budget.
Ryan Woodhouse is a versatile musician based in Springfield, Missouri. He has played saxophone for over 20 years and has performed with the FourFront Quartet, the Silver Hammer Band, the Jazz Brewery, the New Vintage Big Band, the Jazzhaus Big Band, and several rock bands.
He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts in Composition from the University of Kansas, and earned a Bachelor and Master of Music in Composition from Missouri State University. His teachers include James Barnes, Forrest Pierce, Kyp Haaheim, John Prescott, Michael F. Murray, and William Campbell.
As a member of the Missouri State Jazz Band he performed with Clarke Terry, Bill Watrous, and Frank Stallone. His saxophone teachers include Randy Hamm and Josh Sclar.
Ryan’s works have been performed throughout the United States and Europe, and his original compositions are published by JPM and Potenza Music. He currently teaches at Missouri State University and has taught Music Theory and Composition at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi, Randolph College, and the University of Kansas.
Past Booked Events
|July 14, 2018 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm||Birthday Party|
|May 26, 2018 • 4:00pm - 7:30pm||Birthday Party|
|December 07, 2017 • 5:00pm - 8:30pm||Holiday Party (Christmas)|
|May 11, 2017 • 6:00pm - 7:30pm||Corporate Event|
|April 08, 2017 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm||Whitewater Convention Center|
|December 31, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm||Holiday Party (New Year)|