Emmy award-winning and gold record artist, Ranaan is most known as a founding member of Time for Three (Tf3) and a double bass educator. He has performed with many esteemed organizations including Musik Verein, Czech Philharmonic, Schleswig-Holstein Festival, Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Sydney Opera House, Royal Albert Hall, Night of the Proms Tour, NPR Tiny Desk Concerts, National Anthems at NFL, Nascar, NBA, MLB, and PGA events, International Suzuki Festival, Sofar Sounds Alumnus and has performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Chicago Symphony, and National Symphony. Ranaan’s early musical development occurred in the jazz clubs of Philadelphia. He graduated from the Manhattan School of Music, and the Curtis Institute of Music. Before Tf3, Ranaan toured extensively with the Philadelphia Orchestra in the bass section. His creativity led him to a philosophy called The Sharing of Knowledge which inspired his founding of both the Wabass Institute in Wabash, IA, and the Utah Symposium for Double Bass in Salt Lake City. He presents workshops worldwide on improvisation, teamwork, and overall outside-the-box learning. He has appeared on a Michael Jackson gold record and made multiple recordings with NFL films. Ranaan has been commissioned to compose over 50 works and tunes and also writes for the pure joy of music. Currently, he is making music with his wife Emily in a duo they call The Rockwins. They both sing and play. And they live right where he started in Southern New Jersey raising two young sons together who make every day more unique than the next.