Multi-instrumentalist and singer Jill Ryan grew up in the Bay Area playing music in community jazz bands, wind ensembles and choirs. Her passion for music grew stronger over the years and eventually led her to New York City where she studied at the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music. It was there that she met her soul mates, family & best friends: her band, GREAT TIME. After graduating with a degree in Alto Sax Performance, she and her two bandmates, Zack and Donnie, moved to a little farm town outside of Philadelphia with the goal of building a recording studio from the ground up. Collectively, through a successful Kickstarter campaign, YouTube tutorials and construction books, they raised $40k and built a fully acoustically sound, professional recording studio. The trio live and work at Great Time Studios recording and producing themselves and other artists. They released their debut record in April 2018 and are currently working on new music.
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