Japhy Ryder

Japhy Ryder

A tight-knit group of musicians living, working, and performing in and around Burlington, Vermont, Japhy Ryder draw upon a diverse range of influences to create their unique blend of instrumental hip-hop, dub, rock and afro-beat. Bass heavy, percussion driven grooves lay the foundation while trumpet, synths, samples, and guitar blend the realms of improvisation and composition.

Although extensive touring has recently taken a back seat to the pressing demands of career and family, the group has played hundreds upon hundreds of shows over the... more