The Texan singer-songwriter Ruthie Foster
is a lady conveying a message. On her fourth album, The Truth According to Ruthie Foster
(2009), she tells the listener you have to be faithful to yourself, in spite of setbacks experienced in the past. Keeping this in mind, the music of the American seems to be even more sincere and genuine. Foster always remains true to her ideals. In her life, everything revolves around music. Even when she joined the navy after high school, she used to perform for her fellow crew members on board. After her service ended, Foster signed a record contract and her professional career as an artist was an inevitable fact.Foster, who had a singing mother as an example, combines her uplifting lyrics with a jazzy mix of soul, blues, folk, gospel, Americana and even a hint of reggae. With this ever-smiling singer-songwriter, North Sea Jazz has invited an inspirational artist who will certainly deliver contented visitors.