Ryan Slatko

People’s Light debut. Ryan’s achievements include placing 3rd in the 2014 Jacksonville Jazz Piano Competition, and making the semifinals for the American Jazz Pianist Competition two years in a row. Slatko has performed or recorded with Rich Perry, Alex Sipiagin, Chris Potter, Tom Scott, Ulysses Owens Jr, Linda Oh, Adam Rogers, Randy Brecker, Ari Hoenig and many more. Training: Bachelor’s Degree from the University of North Florida, studying under the critically acclaimed pianist Lynne Arriale; Masters Degree from NYU. Slatko has had the privilege of studying under great artists like Don Friedman, Alan Broadbent, Ari Hoenig, Gil Goldstein, Taylor Eigsti and Shai Maestro.