Ryan Alexander is a producer, artist, musician, and Recording Academy member who has been playing piano for 17 years, and drums for 18. Ryan attended Columbia College Chicago from 2010 to 2011, where he began producing and releasing music for other artists. Some of Ryan’s notable achievements to date include performing an opening set for Naughty By Nature, having a song performed and written by him placed 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 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 two events at Chicago’s House of Blues Foundation Room and has had multiple performances at Chicago’s Soho House.
“It’s RA Productions” was created by Ryan, under which he released his first solo album, Inspired By You, in 2020. Super Bae, a single off of the album, has been played and in rotation on Power92 Chicago since its release. Ryan’s performance history has spanned from numerous SoFar shows in various cities, frequently performing for the “Live @ Mariano’s” series and other performances at premium Chicago venues. He’s also played the piano and keyboard accompanying prominent artists, Oliv Blu on her audition for The Voice, and Matt Muse in various performances including one in Toronto, Canada.
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.