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Simon Russell

Rank #2 US Antioch, CA Blues / Jazz,Funk,Soul / Neo Blues

About

Sounds Like: The Neville Brothers, BB King, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, George Clinton & P-Funk Argentina

Label: Unsigned

Manager: Julius Reynolds

Bio: The Bay Area is a place well known for its great soul music as well as being the home of countless musical legends. Through the years Simon has developed a musical style that embraces the soulful traditions of the Bay Area with his Jazz/Blues/Gospel/Funk inspired vocals and piano Style.

In 1983 ... See Full Bio

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Twitter_icon_for_status: October 5th I will be playing with Paula Harris and the Beast of Blues in Redwood City at The Club Fox Theatre... http://t.co/g1bHpvGB4C

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“Bro., Simon, What Would I Do....is what I did.....listened to it/you..!....Smokin', my Bro......keep on keepin' on....U R the future....big-time Props. xoxo..quincy”
—  Quincy Jones, Email from Quincy Jones
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May 17, 2010
The Bings gig has been a real success! La Tanya and I will be playing every Thur... [more]
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  • Thu

    Sep 18


    San Francisco, CA, US | 8:00pm

    San Francisco, CA, US
    Thu Sep 18 8:00pm

    Details

    Paula Harris If Etta James fronted the Tower of Power- and they were a blues band- THAT is what Paula Harris sounds like!She delivers a mix of Impudent, Humorous, and Naughty Lyrical content in a Fusion of Blues, Funk and Jazz.Her band, the Beasts of Blues and her Horn section Big Ass Brass are world-class and they put on a show that is as impressive as their sound. Featured in the band are Prolific horn player Mike Rinta, Tom Poole, & Tony Peebles who have worked with acts such as Sly & the Family Stone, Etta James, Boz Scaggs, Santana, Lenny Williams and More. 17 year veteran drummer with Little Richard- Derrick Martin, Keyboardist from the James brown Band- Simon Russell, and long-time Bay Area Bass musicians and session players Joey Fabian and Terry Hiatt on guitar and Bass complete the Rhythm Section.They won the 2012 Battle of the Bands for the Golden Gate Blues Society and the San Francisco Bay Area, the 2012 Monterey Blues Festivals Battle of the Bands, and finished in the top three worldwide in Memphis at the International Blues Challenge.( after receiving standing ovations at all stages of the competition!) They are also nominated for a Blues Music Award and a Blues Blast Music Award as best new Artist as well as a nomination for the Sean Costello Rising Start Award for 2013. This group is being touted as one of the hottest most original bands to hit the blues scene in years. Tickets & Reservations Artist Website Artist Facebook

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  • Kevin M. Thomas (Artist) Kevin M. Thomas
    FIND ME A WOMAN IS GREAT!
  • Simon Russell (Artist) Simon Russell
    Everyone keep an eye out for Paula Harris! She is a singer i back up and she is up for a Blues award!
  • BEIGE FISH (Artist) BEIGE FISH
    EXCELLENT BLUES- OUTSTANDING VOCALS HERE !!! GREETZ BF
  • LouPond (Artist) LouPond
    Beale Street, Memphis in May! Be there, you'd pack the house!!!!
  • LouPond (Artist) LouPond
    Awesome Blues!!!!!!
  • Ben Aaron (Artist) Ben Aaron
    Great goovin' blues, Simon. Keep up the great work. From another songster, -Ben Aaron
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