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Luis Russell led one of the great early big bands, an orchestra that during 1929-1931 could hold its own with nearly all of its competitors. Unfortunately, his period in the spotlight was fairly brief and, ironically, Russell fell into obscurity just as the big band era really took hold. Russell studied guitar, violin, and piano in his native Panama. After winning 3,000 dollars in a lottery, he moved with his mother and sister to the United States where he began to make a living as a pianist in New Orleans. In 1925 Russell moved to Chicago to join Doc Cook's Orchestra and then became the pianist in King Oliver's band. He was with Oliver when the cornetist relocated to New York before leading his own band at the Nest Club in 1927. Russell had recorded seven songs at two sessions as a leader in 1926 with his Hot Six and read more...
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Feelin the SpiritFeelin the Spirit
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The Chronological Classics: Luis Russell and His Orchestra 1926-1929The Chronological Classics: Luis Russell and His Orchestra 1926-1929
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LUIS RUSSELL & DON REDMAN Kings of Swing Vol 1 German EP 1961 LUIS RUSSELL & DON REDMAN Kings of Swing Vol 1 German EP 1961 USD $12.36 Buy It Now 27 days
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LUIS RUSSELL Victoria Spivey With Luis Russell And His Orchestra album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Victoria Spivey With Luis Russell And His Orchestra
Big Band 1956

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LUIS RUSSELL Luis Russell And His Orchestra / Andy Kirk And His Orchestra : Connaissance Du Jazz Vol .14 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Luis Russell And His Orchestra / Andy Kirk And His Orchestra : Connaissance Du Jazz Vol .14
Big Band 1961

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LUIS RUSSELL Goin' To Town With Luis Russell album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Goin' To Town With Luis Russell
Big Band 1982
LUIS RUSSELL Luis Russell And His Orchestra 1926 - 1930 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Luis Russell And His Orchestra 1926 - 1930
Big Band 1984
LUIS RUSSELL High Tension - Luis Russell And His Orchestra 1930 - 34 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
High Tension - Luis Russell And His Orchestra 1930 - 34
Big Band 1986
LUIS RUSSELL 1930-1934 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
1930-1934
Big Band 1991
LUIS RUSSELL The Luis Russell Collection (1926-1934) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Luis Russell Collection (1926-1934)
Big Band 1992
LUIS RUSSELL Savoy Shout album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Savoy Shout
Big Band 1994
LUIS RUSSELL Luis Russell & His Orchestra album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Luis Russell & His Orchestra
Big Band 1996
LUIS RUSSELL 1926-1929 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
1926-1929
Big Band 1996
LUIS RUSSELL Classics album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Classics
Big Band 1999
LUIS RUSSELL Feelin' The Spirit album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Feelin' The Spirit
Big Band 2002
LUIS RUSSELL Saratoga Shout album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Saratoga Shout
Big Band 2007

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The Call of the Freaks / It's Tight Like That
Big Band 1929

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