Currently involved in recording a new release CD of his compositions, and the support tour for the release in the summer of 2016. Along with completing this project, he's touring throughout the remainder of 2016, in between session work and working on an independent film score. Very exciting times, and his long time fans are anxious to hear the work that has been a long time coming.
He has appeared or toured with: Doc & Merle Watson, Norman & Nancy Blake, Lester Flatt & the Nashville Grass (w/ Marty Stuart), Earl Scruggs, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, John McEuen, John Hartford , Vassar Clements, Tut Taylor, Steve Martin, John Hammond, Gamble Rogers, Jimmy Buffett, Steve Goodman, Stephen Wade, Mickey Clark, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee, Jack Williams and Will McLean (the Poet Laureate of Florida) and a host of other fine musicians.
David Russell lives in the NC/VA Blueridge and in Florida when he's not on the road playing. He performs a variety of acoustic music works and styles- from bluegrass to country, country blues, jazz, traditional and contemporary folk music to his own compositions, his writer-partners and friends. A superior vocalist, he's also a multi-instrumentalist: guitar, mandolin/mandocello, dobro and banjo. Guitar styles include fingerstyle, flatpicking, cross-tuning Celtic and folk,blues, and slide/slack key. Averaging 150 plus shows a year, he also writes jingles, film scores and does recording session work. Read more.....