Russ Spiegel Jazz Quartet

guitarist Russ Spiegel and ensemble

Russ Spiegel with GuitarJazz guitarist, composer and arranger, Russ Spiegel is also a leader of several guitar-based ensembles. His quartet features himself on guitar, plus bass, drums, and either keyboards or sax/flute. Russ has also established himself as an in-demand musician touring Europe and the U.S. with various ensembles, performing at well-known jazz festivals, and appearing on numerous television and radio shows. He is also a commissioned composer who has written music for film and musicals, and has spent the last four years working as the on-set music instructor for the hit Nickelodeon TV show, “The Naked Brothers Band.”

About Russ Spiegel:

Born and raised in California, Russ moved to Europe as a teenager. Then, after a stint studying at the Berklee College of Music in Boston he returned to Europe where he performed and toured for a number of years. He returned to the US in 2001, settling in New York City where his music career continued to flourish. Most recently, he has been busy performing with various groups in support of his numerous CDs. His most ambitious project, The Russ Spiegel Jazz Orchestra, is a 17-piece ensemble featuring Russ’s compositions and arrangements that explore a groovier/funkier approach; the project has recently released its first CD, “Transplants,” which is receiving wide airplay.  Meanwhile, Russ continues his work with Nickelodeon, and is writing musical scores for several upcoming independent films.

“A killer guitarist that’s simply welcome all over the world.” — Chris Spector, Midwest Record

“Guitarist/composer Russ Spiegel is one of the bright lights of modern jazz.” —Brad Walseth, JazzChicago.net

Ellen Azorin, President
Cantaloupe Music Productions, Inc.
Phone: 212.724.2400
E-Mail: music.inquiry@cantaloupeproductions.com

Equinox:

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Come Together:

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Good Night (with trumpet):

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Twilight:

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