This was a very enjoyable interview with Jazz artist Russell K Shores from Austin, Texas. Mr Shores shares with us is passion on teaching and looking to the future of his career. Russell Kenji Shores born in New York has a varied and impressive resume. Nick -named Thor or Thunder baby by his peers for his thunderous grooves, he began playing bass at age twelve. Armed with a degree in music, he began his professional career.
Russell has shared the stage with Diana Ross, Julian Lennon, Unified Tribe , The Kevin Fowler band ,Lucid Dream, The Steve O” Neil band, The Major Burkes band, The ACC jazz band, The Blues Specialist which festures Mel Davis cousin of the legendary T Bone Walker,Elliott Fikes and Soul Sereanade as musical director, Austin Alibi,Wesley United Methodist Church The First Baptist Church ,Mt. Zion Baptist Church and The Freedom Home Baptist Church Mass Choir under the leadership of Pastor O.B Howard Jr. Russell is also on Staff as the electric and contra bass Teacher at the Academy of Music in Austin Tx. Russell plays and has the endosment of M.T.D basses and U. S Master Guitar fretless bass and MTD strings and Visual Sound pedals and Tec Amps and AccuGroove speaker cabs.