Ryan Fourt

Lecturer, Jazz Guitar
PA 3044
(307) 766-5242 | rfourt@uwyo.edu

Ryan’s career in music has spanned twenty years – between his beginnings studying music at the University of Arkansas with Professor James Greeson to becoming a Lecturer and Jazz Guitar Instructor at the University of Wyoming (which is his current teaching gig), his life in music has been expansive and well documented throughout his twenty year journey with several recordings both as a leader and a sideman.

His latest album, “Big Slick” on the Colorado based Dazzle Recordings label, was released in 2016 and continues to receive extensive radio play both nationally and overseas. The album is also available for purchase and streaming on all major music platforms.

On top of teaching and recording Ryan performs regularly at his musical home, Jay’s Bistro in Fort Collins Colorado – becoming the musical director there was a dream job for Fourt and provides a platform for the guitarist to explore his music, primarily in the American jazz idiom, on a weekly basis. He can be heard every Friday and Saturday night at Jay’s playing with some of the best musicians both locally and nationally providing enjoyment for the regulars who frequent the long-time jazz spot. Ryan currently lives in Greeley Colorado but often ventures back to his home state of Arkansas to enjoy time with family and maybe even play a gig or two while he’s home. 


Contact Us

Department of Music

University of Wyoming

1000 E. University Ave., Dept. 3037

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-5242

Fax: (307) 766-5326

Email: musicdpt@uwyo.edu

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