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Ruth will be releasing her first single as a solo artist - Spring 2020! She currently freelances with various groups around Los Angeles. Ruth has toured with Grammy-winning group, Flor De Toloache and hip-hop/funk band, Urban Renewal Project. In addition to touring, performing, recording and writing she is the VP and A&R for Fire Tower Entertainment. She is also the Director of Communications for Clare Fischer Productions and PA to Brent Fischer.
Ruth is professional trumpeter and vocalist. She has a Bachelor's of Music Degree (Trumpet Performance) from the University of Denver (Lamont School of Music) and a Master's in Music (Jazz Performance) from the University of Toledo. Ruth has studied with Alan Hood, Gunnar Mossblad, Tad Weed, Donna Wickham, and William Campbell.
She has performed in several different groups ranging from big bands, musical productions, orchestras, funk/ska/rock bands to traditional, latin and contemporary jazz groups. As a vocalist Ruth specializes in scat singing, jazz standards, soul and popular music.
Previously, Ruth was performing around the Northeast Ohio and Southeast Michigan areas with her duo, trio and quartet. The music offered ranged (and still ranges) from Bossa Novas sung in Portuguese, French torch songs, different eras/styles of jazz standards and a wide range of popular music for all ages. Ruth performed with the big band Swingmania, as a part of the trumpet section, lead female vocalist and swing dancer.