He worked in recording studios and played live shows in New York City for eight years before relocating to Park City, Utah after a ski trip. Eddie Van Halen discovered Rich and brought him to his 5150 Studio in Los Angeles. Along with Andy Johns, engineer of Led Zeppelin & Rolling Stones fame, they produced what was to become the foundation of Rich's second album, Fatherless Child. His work with Van Halen broke radio in Europe and Rich signed with a Dutch record company. His next album produced two TOP 40 hits and resulted in dozens of tours, TV and radio appearances, and concerts including Park Pop in The Hague for over 350,000 people. At the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City Rich opened concerts for Alanis Morisette and Goo Goo Dolls on the medals plaza stage.
In 2005 Rich released his 5th CD FACTORY and in 2007 EMBRACE. In 2008 Rich won his 7th ASCAP award for his new compositions being performed around the world. ASCAP also gave mention to his powerful song and video Guantanamo in their magazine Playback. He also won the 2008 Silver Medal for Excellence in a Performance Film for his DVD/CD combo Embrace at The Park City Film Music Festival held during The Sundance Film Festival.
In 2008 Rich continues writing, recording, producing, snowboarding, and touring in The U.S.A. and Europe. Wyman has championed causes, ranging from nuclear testing protests to peace rallies. Wyman started C.O.R.R. (Coalition Of Resident Renters) and co-founded C.A.R.G.
(Citizens Allied for Responsible Growth) with the mayor of Park City. Next Wyman was asked to join the board of directors of F.A.I.R. (Families Against Incinerator Risk) and he co-founded Park City For Peace and has been a leader in the peace movement ever since. "I'm blown away by his songwriting and performing." Eddie Van Halen, Los Angeles, California "The most incredible piano playing I've ever seen. Rich Wyman plays with everything from his head to his toes." Jenny Nolan KCLR Radio Kilkenny, Ireland "Rich Wyman is the eighth wonder of the world.
He is up there with all the greats when it comes to musicianship and surpasses most when it comes to performance." Mike Walsh - Host of The Clonmel Songwriting Contest, Ireland "Mr. Wyman’s got a voice like a hurricane, John Hiatt after a shot of anabolic steroids." Oor Magazine, Holland Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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