As a drummer, percussionist, and teacher in the Chicago area, Ryan Bennett is an in-demand performer in many styles of music. He played drums in the hit Broadway show Jersey Boys, both the Broadway in Chicago production and National Touring company. Other performances of note include shows with pop songstress Tori Amos, trumpeter Randy Brecker, and guitarist John Abercrombie. Bennett has performed at clubs and festival venues at home and abroad and has toured extensively throughout the US. He has appeared on three PBS specials playing drumset, hand percussion, and orchestral percussion. Additionally, Ryan Bennett is an accomplished and sought-after videographer and photographer who specializes in capturing live performance.