Ryland D’Souza

Ryland D’Souza is an accomplished Pianist and Guitarist whose passion for music began at the age of 9.

After pursuing music as a full time career, he went on to perform at some various hotels in Mumbai and all over India. He has been a part of some of Mumbai’s most innovative bands like Purple Fire, Sea Major and Patchwork Symphony. He is a part of a duo band called Lyrycal Hues with Lyka on Vocals as well as is a part of Mumbai’s renowned ban, Darren Das and the Sixth Sense. He is a member of the Mumbai-based Gospel Band, By Grace as well as been a part of a band ‘Guzzler’ which backed Bollywood playback singer Shruti Phatak. Ryland has accompanied some of India’s top vocalists like Dominique Cerejo, Suzanne D’Mello, Neuman Pinto, Bianca Gomes, Asif Ali Beg, amongst others. He has accompanied a few international artists like Monia Lamarche, Emma Christiana and Rupert Fernandes.

Ryland’s style has a soulful, western, funk, blues and jazz orientation. Besides doing live music, he has composed as well as arranged music for various albums.