Ruth Wyand

Genres: Americana, Fingerstyle Guitar, Blues, Jazz, Folk, Singer/Songwriter, Piedmont Picking

Influences: Doc Watson, Joni Mitchell, Jimi Hendrix, Nina Simone

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Demonstrating guitar virtuosity with powerful fingerpicking, bottleneck slide and a warm alto voice Ruth presents a mix of originals with poignant lyrics as well as well-crafted instrumental arrangements of classics ranging from Doc Watson, Etta Baker, Miles Davis, Leo Kottke to Thelonious Monk.

Ruth Wyand has blazed a trail for herself as an authentic performer, songwriter, guitarist, and storyteller. Her songwriting is universal using a melting pot of styles with lyrics that are timeless, relatable, emotionally resonant sometimes witty, sometimes serious but always human and genuine.

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