Instructor
Joined in
2014
Areas of Instruction

Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet

Specialties / Genres Taught

Big Band Jazz, Swing, Arranging

Performance Experience

Mel Torme, Herb Ellis, Pat Methany, Boots Randolp, Charlie Pride, The Temptations, Charlie Prose, Jo Stafford, June Valli, Jerry Van Dyke, Jimmy Wallace, Billy Eckstine, The Four Tops, Little Anthony, The Four Aces, Glenn Miller Orchestra, Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Billy Fellows, Ed Xiques, Carol Lawrence, Charlie Callis, Pat Cooper, The Four Lads, The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, Connie Haines, Julius LaRosa, Maureen McGovern, Wilson Pickett, Stephanie Mills, Johnnie Ray, Hugh Brodie, Henny Youngman, Al Martino, Milt Hinton, Jerry Bale, The Imperials, The Platters, The 5th Dimension, Cathy Rigby, Al Alberts, Ray Rivera, Alan Thicke

Russ

Instructor

About Me

Russ graduated cum laude from the Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam, NY.  He has studied with Dr. James Stoltie, Frank Foster, James Moody, and Ed Xiques.  Outside of his formal training, he has accumulated over thirty years of performance experience including studio projects, big bands, Atlantic City resorts, as well as Montreal and Copenhagen Jazz Festivals. In this time he has worked with artists such as Mel Torme, Jerry Vale, Little Anthony, The Four Tops, The Fifth Dimension, Boots Randolph and The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra.  He is a former Director of Entertainment for Premier Cruise Lines and Assistant Music Director for Scandinavian World Cruises.  He has been teaching professional for thirty years and is well versed in Flute, Clarinet and Saxophone. He teaches all ages and levels.

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