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Ryan Kisor

tr, *1973 US, Sioux City, Iowa
Musician of Jazz

Ryan Kisor (born April 12, 1973) is an American jazz trumpeter.A native of Sioux City, Iowa, Kisor learned trumpet from his father, Larry Kisor, and started playing in a local dance band (the Eddie Skeets Orchestra) at age ten. Kisor began classical trumpet lessons at age 12, met Clark Terry when he was 15 (attending his summer jazz camp), and played with all-star high school bands. In 1990, Kisor won the Thelonious Monk Institute's trumpet contest at the age of 17; Nicholas Payton and Marcus Printup were among the other contestants that year. HIs younger brother Justin Kisor is also an accomplished jazz artist (trumpet) who he has performed numerous concerts and had record releases with Kisor.

  • Trumpet
  • Flugelhorn
  • Cornet
  • Jazz
  • Classical
Popular Tracks   
Boogie Stop Shuffle on Power Source by Various Artists
Lady Bird on Stick To The Kick by Various Artists
All Rise: Movement 9: El 'Gran' Baile de la Reina on Swingin' Into The 21st by Wynton Marsalis
Laura on Stick To The Kick by Various Artists
Take The Coltrane on Jam Session Vol. 25 by Marcus Printup, Joe Magnarelli & Ryan Kisor
Birdlike on Battle Cry by Various Artists
Sweet Pumpkin on Battle Cry by Various Artists
It Happens on Battle Cry by Various Artists
Battle Cry on Battle Cry by Various Artists
For D.E. on Keep The Change by Various Artists

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Jam Session, Vol. 25Marcus Printup / Ryan Kisor / Joe Magnarelli2008Album
Jam Session, Vol. 17Ryan Kisor, John McNeil, Brad Goode2006Album
Donna LeeRyan Kisor2004Album
The SidewinderRyan Kisor2003Album
AwakeningRyan Kisor2003Album
SteepleChase Jam Session Volume 8Ryan Kisor / Jimmy Greene / Jim Pugh2003Album
Kisor IIRyan Kisor2001Album
The DreamRyan Kisor2001Album
KisorRyan Kisor2000Album
Power SourceRyan Kisor1999Album
The Usual SuspectsRyan Kisor1998Album
Point Of ArrivalRyan Kisor1998Album
Battle CryRyan Kisor1998Album
On The OneRyan Kisor1993Album
Minor MutinyRyan Kisor1992Album
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