- Vital Stats:
- Birthday: Apr 27th
- Nicknames: "Russo"
- First played with Satch: March 2008
Born in Detroit, Brad Russell (aka Russo) was raised in a
musically diverse household. He recalls, "my brothers listening
to everything from James Brown to Aerosmith and my Mom
spinning Bill Evans or Stan Getz records." After studying
acoustic bass in high school, Brad attented the University of
Miami's school of music and received a masters degree. He
later moved to the San Francisco bay area and worked for
Shrapnel/Blues Bureau records producer Mike Varney. He has
performed/recorded with a variety of artists such as:
Mariah Carey, Clarence Clemons, Neal Schon and jazz organist
Lonnie Smith. Currently living in NYC Brad has also performed
for the Broadway musicals Jersey Boys and Grease.
P.S Brad has also been a fan of Joe Satriani's music since
Not of this Earth, and has always wanted to play with Satch!