Ryan's national debut album, Beautiful (Capitol/EMI), quickly climbed to #10 on the Billboard Top New Age chart and also ranked #1 on Music Choice's Soundscapes Digital Music channel. Ryan's sophomore record release, From the Sky, entered the New Age charts as well, reaching #3 on the Billboard chart only five weeks after its release. Additionally, this album was the second most downloaded Jazz album on iTunes for two consecutive weeks. Ryan's song from that album, "Living Water" was featured by iTunes as the "Discovery Download of the Week.”
Ryan's music has been featured on The Weather Channel's Local on the 8's. He also composed the theme music for their prime time TV show Storm Stories, and most recently was featured along with Jazz Superstars Chick Corea, Dav Koz, Najee, and Jeff Lorber, on the Top Billboard Charting Jazz compliation, The Weather Channel Presents:Smooth Jazz (Midas/EMI). "Ryan Farish has been a Weather Channel music staple for over a decade. His music has been an integral part in giving The Weather Channel a musical identity," writes the Weather Channel on their site www.theweatherchannelmusic.com.
Other honorable mentions to Ryan's music credit have been having his music used as part of the Freedom Towers documentary in NYC, Access Hollywood, Universal Music Publishing, EMI, Discovery Channel, 20/20, FOX Sports, American Airlines, Virgin Airlines, MTV, Red Cross, Lifetime Network, Sony, and Columbia Tri Star Pictures, just to name a few.
Ryan's unique sound and inherent ability to communicate through music has touched thousands of lives and entered the homes of millions across the world.