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Ruth Osman

Ruth Osman

Trinidad & Tobago


Ruth Osman is a Guyanese singer/songwriter and flautist based in Trinidad. She is well-known for her jazz performances over the past decade with the jazz trio Jacoustik and various local and regional musicians. Her debut album Letting Go was released in 2013. Her second album, Elemental, was produced in November 2016 in collaboration with Keon Jeffrey of Klassic Music Ent. and a_phake of Future Crab Studios. The album, dubbed ‘a 10-track gem’ by the Trinidad Guardian, includes collaborations with jazz guitarist Theron Shaw, singer/songwriter Collis Duranty and saxophonist Courtney Fadlin. Osman now performs alongside pianist Wayne Guerra, drummer Makesi Joseph, bassist Clint Harewood and percussionist Sheena Richardson as Ruth Osman & The Love Warriors. Theron Shaw is also featured regularly in her appearances. Together, these artists create a musical experience that critics have called ‘original’, ‘entrancing’ and ‘profound’.

Years Attended

2019 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2021 Adult's Festival Participant
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