Russ has been singing and writing for most of his life. He taught himself to play guitar after being frustrated by inability to turn his lyrics into songs. He is a member of the Kickin' Kountry Band currently but also does solo projects at times.
He is a member of BMI and is currently pitching songs to other artist.Originally from Memphis,Tn.,he also lived in Nashville area for almost 20 years. He now resides in northwest Arkansas.