We are building the next generation of drummers globally while fostering the incredible health bennefits gennerated from playing acoustic drums.
SALT manufactures and sells an expanding range of distinctive and customizable drums that feature classic styling, distinctive sound, and superior quality with the ability to personalize. We also bring the brand to life by providing repair & referbish service.
Originally from Decatur, IL, Sean moved to Nashville, TN in 2013 after receiving his Bachelorʼs degree in Commercial Music from
Millikin University. He immediately started playing both around town and on the road with numerous artists in the Country and Christian music industries. In February of 2015, Sean began touring full-time with Matthew West (four-time GRAMMY nominee, Dove Award, and multiple-ASCAP Christian Music Songwriter/Artist winner).
Sean has had the privilege to perform with artists such as: Francesca Battistelli, The Afters, Ryan Kinder, Aaron Shust, Sidewalk Prophets, Meredith Andrews, Dillon Carmichael, Denver & The Mile High Orchestra, Brandon Heath and many more.
When Sean is not on the road touring, he enjoys teaching private
lessons, recording in the studio and being a clinician.
Because there is no one size fits all, we taylor modern acoustics with timeless appeal to best meet the artist taste.
Meeting the demands of the modern drummer with handrolled metal snare drums.
Classic tone of yesteryear built to meet the demands of the modern drummer.
"Since the Band's creation we have been looking for ways to improve our show and adding a Kick Drum has always been something we've wanted to do. Thanks to our friend Shawn Ryan, at Salt Drums in California, we've finally found a way to make it possible. With his expertise we we're able to design The Ultimate Busking Kit which has taken our show to the next level."
"I was so impressed with his drums that I had him custom make me a full Aluminum drum kit to my exact specifications.
The drums exceeded my expectations and consider them a museum piece as the quality, sound and build are flawless.
Shawn, in my humble opinion is the best drum builder, as well as a heck of a nice guy."
"I currently own 6 snare drums, and my custom SALT snare is the pinnacle of my collection. Shawn worked closely with me to design the optimal snare for my drumming needs. The outcome was a craftsman's masterpiece. From it's versatility to it's look, I couldn't be more pleased with my SALT