The music in #SelfieThePlay written and recorded by:
Ryan Amador & Daniel Weidlein
RYAN AMADOR / A songwriter since the age of nine, Ryan Amador has released five collections of work in the last six years, including his most recent music project(IN)BODY, a co-creation with LA-based producer/ saxophonist Daniel Weidlein. His song "Instead" has over 630,000 listens on Spotify and his YouTube videos, "Define Me" and "Spectrum", have received over 700,000 cumulative views, receiving acclaim from Huffington Post, Sirius XM Radio, and Pride Festivals in New York, Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Brisbane, Australia. He has been awarded the Robert Allen Award by ASCAP for the song "Safe In Your Heart" and has been on an adjudicator for the National YoungArts competition since 2014. As a theater-maker, Ryan has created and curated theatrical pieces in New York, Los Angeles, Abu Dhabi, Seattle, and even directed the premiere of "Mouthy Bitch" at the Cincinnatti Fringe Festival in Spring 2015.
DANIEL WEIDLEIN / A producer, arranger, and multi-instrumentalist, Weidlein's distinct production style stems from his background in jazz and sound design as applied to pop music. Along with performing and arranging for Grammy Award-winning producer Ben Bram (Pentatonix), Weidlein’s production credits include Katie Ohh (million dollar grand-prize recipient on NBC’s “The Winner Is”), jazz luminary Bob Mintzer, and NBC’s “The Sing-Off." He has played with jazz greats such as Joshua Redman and Frank Wess, has reached the Billboard Top 50 Jazz Chart with his composition “An Ounce of Hope,” and was also a featured on-screen performer in the Academy Award-winning film, “Whiplash.”