Ryan driver has been lubricating Toronto’s music scene with his skills for over ten years. As a solo performer he has released Who’s Breathing? (2010) and Feeler Of Pure Joy (2008). His list of collaborations is extensive: Eric Chenaux, Jennifer Castle, Sandro Perri, Mary Margret O’Hara, John Southworth to name a few as well as artists Devon Sproule, Marker Starling and Doug Tielli.
Ryan’s new record is The Ryan Driver Quintet Plays The Stephen Parkinson Songbook, ten tracks of peculiar lounge-jazz that breath new life into the genre. Finely crafted ballads are blended with improvisation, sonic meanderings and exploration The Ryan Driver Quintet Plays The Stephen Parkinson Songbook will be released on double vinyl, CD and download from the 24/3/14.
Watch The Ryan Driver Quintet perform I’m Still In Love With You here: