Artists Russ Wilson
Russ has spent much of his drumming career as a freelance player, and has worked for a number of top studios as a session musician, including AMG Studios in Hampshire, UK, and Peter Gabriel's Real World Studios in Bath, UK - providing drums for demos, and loops for dance music sample CDs.
In the late 90's Russ was involved in a Dance Music project "EONZ with Travis keyboard player, Adam Wakeman (Son of Rick). In 2003 he worked with Canadian Indie Rock band - Hpisces performing unplugged sessions for UK BBC Radio and recorded backing tracks for a debut album.
In 2004 Russ joined Tantalus, the well known UK Progressive Rock band, and performed at several festivals with the band, as well as the recording of a live DVD (so far unreleased).
During 2005 Russ concentrated on the lucrative Tribute band scene and worked with several acts including Wingspan, Platinum Blondie and Abba Rival. Whilst with Wingspan he played in Liverpool at The Adelphi and The Cavern as part of the International Beatles week. During 2006 Russ began working with Kent (UK) based Blues/Rock band - The Sharpees and has played many gigs with them including the British Superbike Championship Meeting at Brand Hatch racing circuit. Russ continues to work occasionally with The Sharpees including a recent short tour of Belgium.
Last year he was asked to play drums on UK Progressive Rock band, Vienna Circle's debut album - White Clouds. During 2007, Russ has started work on his first Tuitional DVD.
Russ was a long-term member of Curfew a UK based Jazz/Fusion band, he has recorded three albums with them - Somewhere in the City (1997), Return of the Jazz Fusioneers (2001) and Hold the Front Page (2005). Curfew have been very active on the Jazz Festival circuit for many years. Russ recently left Curfew (2007) following a 10 year stint with the band, in order to pursue other major projects.
Russ Wilson has worked with many well known producers including Lee Groves (Craig David, Terminalhead) &Chris Potter (The Verve, The Rolling Stones).
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