Ruth Wyand


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"Ruth Wyand is an incredibly talented musician with a style all her own. She blew us away playing her guitar! She had us captivated from start to finish. Sprinkling her performance with stories from her life on the road -- and engaging with her audience in such a natural and easygoing manner. Ruth is as kind and courteous as she is talented. Communication with her prior to the show was easy. We would welcome her back with open arms."
M. Tyler - CommuniTea Listening Room

Ruth Wyand is a premier guitar player, songwriter, and gutsy singer. Her picking style, bottleneck slide, and powerful vocals are a treat you wont want to miss.
Grady Ormsby - South East Regional Folk Alliance, Down East Folk Club

Wyand displays jazz-like phrasing with bottleneck playing thats reminiscent of early Bonnie Raitt and lyrics that recall Mose Allison. .TOM WILK ICON Magazine

Her voice is earnest, earthy, and rural relaxed on this mix of originals and a couple of covers. Jazz Weekly
by George W. Harris

The first thing you notice when you hear Ruth Wyand is her powerful guitar playing but within minutes you will also be captivated by her sense of humor, her rich alto voice and thoughtful songs steeped in imagery and reality . Lisa Brickhouse 99.1 The Sound Radio Manteo NC

Wyand's rootsy approach to songwriting encompasses a broad range. blues and jazz. Eric Fine - Press of Atlantic City

"Her vocal range is nearly limitless, and her delivery is heartfelt without sounding desperate.What really sets Wyand apart from her contemporaries is her deft manipulation of the slide guitar."
Angelina Sciolli - The Phila. Music Forum

"Wyand's entertainment value exceeded my expectations. Her ability to turn a lyric repeatedly captured the humor or drama that the song required". Allen Stratton - NY Club Check

"Ruth displays a sense of humor that ranges from the rather subtle to practically in your face". Rambles

"Unlike most guitar-slingers, Ruth knows how to avoid a steady flow of meaningless riffs"
"Possessing a powerful voice and the ability to mix jazz runs with primal delta slide guitar, has always been her forte. Chip Lamey - Juke Joint Notes

"One doesn't have to search too far to recognize that Wyand has a great talent as a songwriter, as well as superior abilities both vocally and as a guitarist". Kevin Boyce - Friday Morning Quarterback

"Wyand's lyrics don't just describe situations: they create moods as does her music. Peter Key - press of Atlantic City

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