Episode 40, Ryan Sawyer


Ryan Sawyer is a good cat.  He's a Texas native who has been living and making art in NYC since the late 90s.  He's worked extensively with artists such as Nate Wooley, Thurston Moore, Daniel Carter & Rhys Chatham and is on the verge of releasing the first record under his own name, a record of music for solo drums and voice produced by Shahzad Ismaily.  For this talk Ryan takes me through his childhood in Texas, where as a teenager he got to interview Max Roach and Mike D, as well as study with Clark Terry.  A good talk.