Formerly known as Joel Rydecki Band, Isaac Ryder music is Funk & Soul. Combining the genres of soul, fusion, jazz, funk, latin, jam & progressive rock Isaac Ryder has created a catalog of culturally versatile music embracing both musicians and listeners of all musical demographics. Isaac Ryder plays to the room. As a band or solo act, Isaac Ryder performs our renditions of songs in the cover band circuit and all original music in original music venues.
With his unique style, dynamic approach versatile blend and deep heart felt songwriting, Joel has been writing, performing and recording some of the most ground breaking music of our era.
Isaac Ryder a.k.a. Joel Rydecki from South Haven, Mi has a back round of both classical and jazz vocals, guitar & trombone. Joel has been playing and performing musically since he was 12 years old. ” I remember the first guitar i bought, i was 10 years old and while walking with my brother to his band practice i found a $100 bill next to a “dollar” store. right then i knew, i wanted to be a professional musician for the rest of my life.”-Joel Rydecki. In his early 20’s he moved to Kalamazoo, Mi due to the magnetism and high demand of his music. He engaged multiple music scenes performing at club, breweries, festivals and special feature events all over michigan.
From hometown gigs to sharing the stage with Ray White of Frank Zappa, Fareed Haque of Garaj Mahal, and more greats Isaac Ryder was introduced to the R&B, jazz fusion music scene in Flint, Mi. His calling to this scene opened many doors musically and there he found what he was truly capable of as a musician. Joel Rydecki Band features some of most cultured, versatile and upcoming musicians from michigan.
“One thing i’m good at is making people dance and celebrate”-Isaac Ryder