Yamaha Welcomes Eclectic Drummer Ryan Brown to Company’s Legendary DTX Artist Roster

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Brown has paved a successful path within the industry and drumming community through consistent music education, studio sessions and touring

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“The Yamaha DTX-Multi 12 integrates perfectly into my current setup, has a massive sample library and is super easy to use! It’s an honor to join this family alongside so many legends,” said Brown.

Yamaha Drums today announced the signing of Ryan Brown to the company's DTX artist roster.

Based in Los Angeles, Brown has performed for reputable artists and composers alike while maintaining a strong footprint in the education realm. In addition to drumming for Dweezil Zappa, Brown plays with Los Angeles-based bands The Young Royals, Black Belt Karate and Madras, among others. Brown can also be heard on releases by Foreigner, Hannah Montana, Clay Aiken, Nick Lachey, Jesse McCartney, Heather Graham as well as on the movie soundtracks for Ice Age: Continental Drift (Adam Schlesinger), Kung Fu Panda (Hans Zimmer and John Powell) and The Dark Knight (Hans Zimmer). Additionally, he has performed on recordings with Alex Lifeson, Earl Slick, Elliot Easton and Rudy Sarzo, and has appeared as a sideline musician in numerous TV shows and movies, including Pirates of the Caribbean 3: At World’s End, Desperate Housewives, Jag and Samantha Who? Brown is on the drum faculty at Musicians Institute in Hollywood and teaches private lessons.

He chooses the Yamaha DTX-Multi 12 electronic percussion pad and Yamaha EAD10 acoustic electronic drum module to elevate his sound for implementing electronic elements into various applications of his work.

“The Yamaha DTX-Multi 12 integrates perfectly into my current setup, has a massive sample library and is super easy to use!” said Brown. “It’s an honor to join this family alongside so many legends.”

For more information on the Yamaha Artists roster, visit http://www.yamaha.com/artists/

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About Yamaha
Yamaha Corporation of America (YCA) is one of the largest subsidiaries of Yamaha Corporation, Japan and offers a full line of award-winning musical instruments, sound reinforcement, commercial installation and home entertainment products to the U.S. market. Products include: Yamaha acoustic, digital and hybrid pianos, portable keyboards, guitars, acoustic and electronic drums, band and orchestral instruments, marching percussion products, synthesizers, professional digital and analog audio equipment, Steinberg recording products and NEXO commercial audio products, as well as AV receivers, amplifiers, MusicCast wireless multiroom audio systems, Blu-ray/CD players, earphones, headphones, home-theater-in-a-box systems, sound bars and its exclusive line of Digital Sound Projectors. YCA markets innovative, finely crafted technology and entertainment products and musical instruments targeted to the hobbyist, education, worship, music, professional audio installation and consumer markets.

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