Ryan Lewis with Jon Singer and Green’s New Novelty Band
Dr. Ryan C. Lewis is Assistant Professor of Percussion Studies at Ouachita Baptist University, where he teaches percussion and music history courses. Lewis is a leading authority on landmark percussionist George Hamilton Green via conference presentations, published articles, and his dissertation “Much More Than Ragtime: The Musical Life of George Hamilton Green.” He has served as a faculty member at the Bob Becker Ragtime Xylophone Workshop, Xylophest in New York City, and the University of Delaware Xylophone Institute. Lewis has appeared with many orchestras, So Percussion, Bob Becker, John Harbison, Habib Koité, and Haiqiong Deng. He performs with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Trio di Risata, and Duo Matre, and holds degrees from the University of South Carolina, Florida State University, and Furman University. Lewis is a Past President of the Arkansas Chapter of PAS.
“A Quick-Start Guide to Ragtime Xylophone Improvisation”
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Ouachita Baptist University, Innovative Percussion, Dynasty Instruments, Black Swamp Percussion