JOHN RUSSELL

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British acoustic guitarist who was an enduring figure on the U.K. avant-garde scene.

A lasting figure on the British free improvisation scene, guitarist John Russell was, like his compatriot Roger Smith, the quiet type. Since the mid-'70s, he was constantly active in and around London, and also behind the scenes as a teacher and concert organizer. But his signature style was heard in Chris Burn's Ensemble, in the John Butcher-Phil Durrant-John Russell trio, and in duos with Roger Turner and Stefan Keune. His musical activities were better documented from the mid-'90s onward.

Russell (born on December 19, 1954) got his first guitar at age 11. In 1971, he was already performing in London and a year later had hooked up with the free music scene revolving around Derek Bailey's label Incus. At his first concerts, he played an electric guitar, but in the mid-'70s he traded his instrument for a 1936 Zenith
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JOHN RUSSELL Russell / Durrant / Butcher : Conceits album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Russell / Durrant / Butcher : Conceits
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1987
JOHN RUSSELL John Russell, Maarten Altena & Terry Day : The Fairly Young Bean album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
John Russell, Maarten Altena & Terry Day : The Fairly Young Bean
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1999
JOHN RUSSELL John Russell & Roger Turner : The Second Sky album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
John Russell & Roger Turner : The Second Sky
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2001
JOHN RUSSELL From Next to Last  (Improvised Guitar Solos 2001-2) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
From Next to Last (Improvised Guitar Solos 2001-2)
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2002
JOHN RUSSELL John Russell, Ute Völker & Mathieu Werchowski : Three Planets album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
John Russell, Ute Völker & Mathieu Werchowski : Three Planets
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2004
JOHN RUSSELL Analekta album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Analekta
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2007
JOHN RUSSELL Hyste album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hyste
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2010
JOHN RUSSELL Russell, Lonberg-Holm Duo : Home album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Russell, Lonberg-Holm Duo : Home
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2012
JOHN RUSSELL John Russell / Ray Russell / Henry Kaiser / Olle Brice : The Dukes of Bedford album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
John Russell / Ray Russell / Henry Kaiser / Olle Brice : The Dukes of Bedford
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2020

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JOHN RUSSELL John Russell / Richard Coldman : Home Cooking / Guitar Solos album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
John Russell / Richard Coldman : Home Cooking / Guitar Solos
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1979
JOHN RUSSELL Russell / Ferraris : After-Dinner album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Russell / Ferraris : After-Dinner
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2014

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JOHN RUSSELL John Russell / Toshinori Kondo / Roger Turner : Artless Sky album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
John Russell / Toshinori Kondo / Roger Turner : Artless Sky
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1980
JOHN RUSSELL John Russell & Roger Turner : Birthdays album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
John Russell & Roger Turner : Birthdays
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1996
JOHN RUSSELL John Russell & Ståle Liavik Solberg : No Step album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
John Russell & Ståle Liavik Solberg : No Step
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2014
JOHN RUSSELL With... album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
With...
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2015
JOHN RUSSELL John Russell / Paul G. Smyth : Ditch School album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
John Russell / Paul G. Smyth : Ditch School
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2017
JOHN RUSSELL Russell/ Keune / Vanderstraeten : On Sunday album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Russell/ Keune / Vanderstraeten : On Sunday
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2020

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