Ryan “Rymo” Moran was born in San Francisco. He started drumming at 10 years old, playing along to Led Zeppelin, Beatles and other rock albums.
He attended Berklee College of Music summer semester in 1993. He studied music at San Diego State University and earned a B.A. in Music in 2001.
He joined international touring band Slightly Stoopid in 2003, and has been a full-time member since. The band has toured very consistently every year, traveling and performing all over the world. The band has released numerous studio and live albums, and has a strong online presence.
Ryan released his first solo album in 2009, Structure and Flow. His second solo album in 2020, Kinetic. Both feature an instrumental world fusion style with the drums and percussion in the forefront.
Ryan is an active teacher and clinician, and freelance studio musician in the Southern California area.