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Guitarist, Vocalist, Songwriter, Bandleader, and Music Instructor

Ryan Faraday is a professional Guitarist, Vocalist, Songwriter, Bandleader, and music instructor recently based in Sarasota, FL. 


After growing up surrounded by music, Ryan began performing on the electric guitar at open mic jams and various local blues shows at 13, after only playing for one year.  At age 15, his blues/rock band Shades Of Blue consisted of musicians 2-3 times his senior and was packing rooms all over the South Shore and Greater Boston area.  By 18, Ryan had played all over the country, venturing up and down the East Coast and out west in California and Las Vegas, garnering rave reviews.  

Upon graduation from Berklee College of Music at age 22, he founded Music Lessons Boston, a music lessons service, while continuing to perform 300 shows a year on average.  

Today, Ryan continues to perform extensively with various musical projects, including his Roots, Blues, Rock, and Soul band GREAT BLUE WAIL, a Top 40/Party band, The Boston Renditions and continues to be a prolific solo acoustic performer.  

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