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Ryan Alexander is a producer, artist, multi-instrumentalist who has been playing piano and drums for over 20 years. Ryan attended Columbia College Chicago from 2010 to 2011, where he took courses on music business and music production. Some of Ryan’s notable achievements to date include performing and being interviewed for WGN Chicago News, having an original song placement in Just A Friend, a film now available on Amazon Prime, and performing as a spotlight artist for Viola Davis’ “The March” exhibit premiere in collaboration with Time Magazine.


Ryan is voting member of the Recording Academy (GRAMMYs), and has served as an assistant to former midwest chapter president of the Recording Academy, Mark Hubbard. He’s collaborated with over 100 local artists and musicians. He is the curator of the cover series #CoversWithRyanAlexander found on YouTube and other social media platforms. Ryan has headlined five events at Chicago’s House of Blues Foundation Room, with one opening performance on the main stage for Naughty By Nature, and has had multiple performances at Chicago’s Soho House. He’s accumulated sponsorships with Illinois Lottery, The Chi (Showtime), and Marianos.


“It’s RA Productions” was created by Ryan, under which he released his first solo album, Inspired By You, in 2020, and his solo EP, Alignment222, in 2022. Super Bae, a single off of the album, has been in rotation on Power92 Chicago since its release. His single, “It’s No Rush” received a plaque for reaching Top 5 on iTunes Hip-Hop/Rap charts, whilst reaching Top 4 on the Digital Radio Tracker charts. Ryan’s performance history has spanned from numerous SoFar shows in various cities including Los Angeles & New York, frequently performing for the “Live @ Mariano’s” series, Afro Joes Coffee Shop, and other performances at premium Chicago venues. He’s also made appearances at The Grammys in 2022, 2023, & 2024. 


Its RA Productions believes in making music for the future.


Getting better than before, working harder than the next person, and not just creating, but innovating. Ryan Alexander is an artist that produces and writes his own music, as well as a musician that plays the piano and drums.


He has been playing the piano, drums and producing music for over 10 years. After running a YouTube channel, where he acquired over 300,000 views for his piano covers, Ryan decided to focus more on creating music and began pursuing his own career.

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