Gyan Riley

Gyan Riley is a guitarist and composer living in New York City and extensively touring internationally both as a soloist and with artists such as Julian Lage, Bill Frisell, Terry Riley, and Grammy-winning singer Arooj Aftab. Gyan has six of his own CD titles and dozens of collaborative recordings. Recently he was featured as a performer and composer for two acclaimed PBS documentary series by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick: Hemingway, and The U.S. and the Holocaust.

“Beautiful and enigmatic”…”an alluringly intimate vibe created from the first note.” -The New York Times –

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photo credit: Dmitrij Matvejev