“A good audience make a good show even better.” - Rich Wyman
"I'm blown away by Rich's songwriting and performing."
EDDIE VAN HALEN
"The most incredible piano playing I've ever seen. He plays with everything from his head to his toes."
KCLR FM Radio - IRELAND
"A voice like a hurricane, John Hiatt after a shot of anabolic steroids."
Oor Magazine - THE NETHERLANDS
"Rich Wyman is one of the most respected musicians on the scene."
THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE
More than an award-winning artist, accomplished songwriter, and amazing pianist, Rich Wyman is a first-rate showman with a faithful following around the world.
Rich Wyman is an unstoppable creative force and a highly accomplished musician, singer, piano player, and recording artist known for his exceptional talent and soulful performances. The recipient of 10 ASCAP awards for his songwriting he also an acclaimed producer and film composer, dedicated to creating original soulful music with direct lyrics. Born with an innate musicality, Rich has spent his life honing his craft and captivating audiences with his electrifying stage presence and remarkable songwriting abilities.
Hailing from Allentown, Pennsylvania, Rich Wyman's musical journey began at a young age when he started playing the piano. It quickly became apparent that he possessed a unique gift and an undeniable passion for music. With an insatiable hunger for musical exploration, Rich delved into various genres, including rock, blues, pop, and classical, allowing him to develop a distinct and versatile sound. Rich lived in New York City for eight years studying composition and piano at The Manhattan School of Music and New York University while performing and recording in studios and venues. He produced his first solo album Just Might Make It in NYC in 1991.
Eddie Van Halen discovered Rich on stage in Park City, UT and invited him to his 5150 Studios in Los Angeles. Along with Andy Johns (Led Zeppelin and Rolling Stones engineer) they produced the foundation for Rich's second album Fatherless Child. That album led to a record contract in The Netherlands where Rich had two TOP 100 hits and he played countless concerts, clubs, and festivals including ParkPop in The Hague for over 300,000 people. At the Winter Olympic in Salt Lake City Rich opened concerts for Alanis Morissette and The Goo Goo Dolls on the Medals Plaza Stage.
Rich's double DVD/CD entitled Embrace won the "Silver Medal Award for Excellence in a Performance Film" at The Park City Film Music Festival. Wyman composed the soundtrack for the award-winning documentary Sister Wife, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. ASCAP also gave mention to his powerful composition, Guantanamo, in Playback Magazine.
In 2013 Las Vegas called and Rich played lead grand piano in a three piano show at The Venetian hotel and casino. He performed at Harrahs, New York-New York, The Wynn and many more top Las Vegas stages. In 2014 Wyman played on the Norwegian Cruise Ship EPIC in the Western Mediterranean and on a Carnival cruise ship off the coast of Mexico and Southern California.
Rich's newest project, Rich Wyman & Lisa Needham (formerly PARK88), is a collaboration with his wife. Together they co-wrote and recorded their debut album The Fearlessness. The musical couple toured The USA and Canada with Grammy winners The Gipsy Kings, playing some of the top theaters and concert halls in North America. They performed in the ASCAP Music Cafe at the Sundance Film Festival and at The International Folk Alliance in Montreal. They continue to write, record, and tour throughout the USA and Europe together. In 2022 Rich took ownership of The Killer Keyz Dueling Pianos and plays over 100 shows across the USA.
Throughout his career, Rich has been recognized for his powerful vocals, masterful piano skills, and his ability to weave captivating melodies. His music is characterized by its emotional depth, introspective lyrics, and infectious hooks, which resonate deeply with listeners from all walks of life. Whether performing solo or with his band, Rich Wyman consistently delivers unforgettable live shows that leave audiences moved and inspired.
Rich's success as a recording artist is equally remarkable. He has released numerous albums, each one showcasing his evolution as an artist and his commitment to pushing creative boundaries. His discography includes critically acclaimed works such as "Fatherless Child," "Where We Stand," and "Live From The Heart - In The Netherlands" all of which have garnered praise for their exceptional songwriting and production.
Over the years, Rich Wyman has shared stages with renowned artists and performed at prestigious venues across the globe. His dedication to his craft and his relentless pursuit of musical excellence have earned him a loyal fanbase and numerous accolades, including multiple awards