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“Prepare to have your soul rocked….” -The Los Angeles Times

Ryan Shaw is a three-time GRAMMY® nominated artist for his solo projects, This is Ryan Shaw, In Between and Real Love. He has shared the world stage with such artists as Van Halen, Bonnie Raitt, John Legend, B.B. King and Jill Scott. Ryan starred as Judas in the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Olivier Award-winning London production of Jesus Christ Superstar, as the original Stevie Wonder in Motown: The Musical on Broadway, and on London’s West End as the Soul of Michael Jackson in Thriller Live.  His concert schedule includes Radio City Music Hall’s Dream Concert benefit for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial; Carnegie Hall’s Elton John and Bernie Taupin Tribute, A Celebration of The African American Cultural Legacy, and Nat King Cole 100th with the NY Pops; The Kennedy Center’s Nat King Cole at 100 with the National Symphony Orchestra, and A Tribute to the Queen of Soul: Aretha Franklin with orchestras throughout North America. Ryan recently premiered his solo orchestral show, RYAN SHAW Masters of R&B at the Ferguson Center for the Arts with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra. He was a featured guest in The 92nd Street Y’s recent presentation of Lyrics & Lyricists What’s Going On?: Songs of Change. Ryan’s latest album, Imagining Marvin, includes Marvin Gaye hits, Ryan’s original songs and GRAMMY-winning co-writers and special guests.

Masters of R&B

Ryan recently premiered his new orchestral show, RYAN SHAW Masters of R&B with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra at the Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News, VA. Receiving rave audience response, Ryan brought his soulful powerhouse vocals for a program of rhythm & blues. 


This show celebrates the masters, past and current, who have scored the soundtracks of our lives.  Featuring brand new orchestral arrangements of favorite songs, along with a stellar band and vocalists, Ryan takes us on a musical journey that only he can.


RYAN SHAW Masters of R&B includes hit songs written or performed by such celebrated masters as Donny Hathaway, Sam Cooke, Stevie Wonder, Jackie Wilson, Marvin Gaye, Prince, Otis Redding, The Temptations, The Four Tops, The Miracles, Bill Withers, Issac Hayes and Brenda Holloway, as well as originals by Ryan Shaw and Valerie Simpson.




“This album is a triumph from an artist from whom we seem to never hear enough. Highly recommend.”-Soul Tracks

Ryan’s latest album is inspired by one of his idols, Marvin Gaye. Imagining Marvin showcases Ryan’s soaring and impassioned vocals on Marvin Gaye hits alongside five of his original songs inspired by Gaye’s legacy. Produced by Ryan and musician/producer, Shedrick Mitchell (Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Roberta Flack, Maxwell, Queen Latifah, Kenny Lattimore and more), the album features GRAMMY Award winner, Rob Thomas and special guests, Shoshana Bean, Derek Trucks and Robert Randolph.

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