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Anna Ruddick

Anna Ruddick
Basic Member
Anna Ruddick
Anna Ruddick is a graduate of McGill university’s Jazz Performance program and postgraduate studies in Arts Administration and Cultural Management at Humber College.
In her young career, Anna has risen to become one of the most in-demand and versatile bassists in Canada. She has performed on more than sixty studio albums spanning across many genres. Some of her notable recording work includes Randy Bachman’s power trio album ‘Heavy Blues’ (2015), Bry Webb’s critically acclaimed studio album ‘Free Will’ (2014) and live album ‘Live at Massey Hall’ (2015), Paul Reddick’s 2017 Juno Award winning album ‘Ride The One’ (2016) and Lee Harvey Osmond’s 2020 Juno Award winning album “Mohawk” (2019). In addition to her session work, Anna has performed live and toured with a who’s-who of Canadian and international artists, most notably City and Colour, Fefe Dobson, Erin Costelo, and Ian Blurton’s quartet Future Now.

After over a decade as a full-time working musician, Anna is passionate about advocating for the financial and emotional wellbeing of Canadian Music Industry workers and has been working with The Unison Fund, Canada’s Music Charity since 2020, as Manager of Industry Relations.
• Artist Relations, Public relations
Touring musician
Instrumentalist, Studio musician, Touring musician
  • Bass
Alternative Rock, Blues, Country, Folk, Indie Rock, Metal, Pop, Psychedelic
Panelist, Consultant