Donald Ryan


Featured Inductee

A native of Trinidad & Tobago, Donald came to the United States to study music, earning degrees from Oral Roberts University and the University of Tulsa. He is well known as a master of diverse styles—evidenced by a diploma from the 9th International Chopin Competition as well as his induction into the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame. Donald has also earned the distinction of being among the most accomplished pianists in the world as a Steinway Artist.

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Ronald Radford, American Master of the Flamenco Guitar

Sponsored by The Arts Foundation, the Jazz Hall of Fame welcomes Flamenco Guitarist Ron Radford the Jazz Depot Stage in Concert – performing the original Spanish Gypsy Jazz known as Flamenco! 

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Kinky Friedman New Music, Jazz Depot Concert

Kinky Friedman to release his first disc of original music in four decades.

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Music icons recall early days of Jazz Lab, festival

Dr. Lowell Lehman and the late Joe Davis are two names synonymous with jazz in Northeast Oklahoma.

Lehman founded the Green Country Jazz Festival when he was a professor at Northeastern State University. He started a jazz band at NSU in 1967, after teaching band, with a jazz combo, at Muskogee's Central High School.

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