And what was Gene Pitney doing round the back of The Talk? Those police had a finely tuned sense of humour. Other groups came along, The Caste and then the much-loved and talented Edentree who had a big following and toured far and wide. [13][14] She then produced and guested on Phil Perry's 1991 album The Heart of a Man. [21] In 2003, she signed to the new UK label Dome Records and released the compilation album So Good, So Right: The Best of Brenda Russell. Produced by Oprah Winfrey, the show's score was written by Russell and lyricists-composers Allee Willis and Stephen Bray. The duo also performed on two tracks from Robert Palmer's breakout soul-pop album Double Fun. Young and up and coming bands booked by Phil included Thin Lizzy, Nazareth and Queen. Brian E. Russell, Ph.D. is a veteran music educator with experience teaching Guitar (studio and classroom), Songwriting, and Improvisation. She has also been sampled by artists such as Tupac Shakur, Chance The Rapper, Thalia, Flo Rida and Big Pun (Still Not a Player). She then released the album Soul Talkin' in 1993 on EMI Records. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Connect your Spotify account to your account and scrobble everything you listen to, from any Spotify app on any device or platform. Russell went on to produce Diana Ross on her 1995 LP Take Me Higher. “The thought that any one of us could end up with dementia has spurred me into writing this writing this book. I have a great ear for improvisation and can quickly come up with harmonies, melody lines, and arrangements. Dark Ages were up and running. Brian Russell Carey Actor, Singer, Musician, Coach. Since the introduction of individual album music players we now have the full size music player with all tracks from all the albums to its own page Siblings Gillian and Brian Russell are two of Penticton’s most prolific musicians, entertaining audiences in different formats since 1961. See full bio » Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Brian Russell. Listen to music from Brian Russell like Hammer Blow, Get Back & more. Some user-contributed text on this page is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. Their daughter, Lindsay, was born in 1977, but the couple had divorced by the late 1970s, and Russell, now living in Los Angeles, had set out on a solo career. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients? He has been married to Cheryl Ladd since January 3, 1981. Russell has a diverse musical range which encompasses pop, soul, dance, and jazz. Russell returned her solo career in 2000 with the album Paris Rain, released on Hidden Beach Records. Football was a big part of their lives and in 1963 he was part of a team from the great Lads Club in Norwich which played in a national five-a-side competition getting through to the finals at Wembley. Q: What type of music do you usually work on? The group's only single, "Where Does All The Time Go", was released on Barry Records in 1968 but was unsuccessful. I enjoy collaboration and bringing out the ultimate vision of the client. Sometimes things didn’t always go according to plan,” Brian points out. “I turned round to discover a short, stocky man who introduced himself as Phil Beevis, He told me he was in the music business and managed a group from his home town of Long Melford in Suffolk,” said Brian. Brenda Gordon was born to musician parents, with her mother being a singer/songwiter and her father Gus Gordon (1926-2019), a one-time member of the Ink Spots. [23], Russell featured as a singer in the feature films American Hot Wax, I find so much joy taking a piece of work and helping to develop it into the vision that they client has for the project. Russell and her co-writers were nominated for a Tony Award (for Best Score) and a Grammy Award (in the Best Musical Show Album category). Phil became the “booker” and moved to Norwich. [7][8][9], Russell went on to work with Earth, Wind & Fire as a producer on their 1980 album Faces and 1981 LP Raise!. Search and explore millions of articles from the Eastern Daily Press archive from 1870 till the present day on your computer, voice device or mobile phone. The couple had a beautiful daughter named Jordan together. “That prefab became my haven. Brian, took little interest in it and went to Lakenham SM. They got a booking to support the great Barry Lee & The Planets from Aylsham. [11][12] He wasn’t well but he insisted on coming to sing at a packed Evening News charity gig. In the early 1970s, she married musician Brian Russell. They both died on the same day, May 20, four years apart. Top TV and theatre names. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. He is the former husband of musician Brenda Russell. Oh, and then there was Tommy “You Lucky People” Trinder and David Clayton has special reason to remember the visit of Frankie Howerd! A new version of is available, to keep everything running smoothly, please reload the site. Boz played the bass guitar for the first time at a gig on the American air base at Lakenheath and went on to tour the world playing bass with super groups King Crimson and Bad Company. The album got to number 16 on the Blues & Soul Top British Soul Albums chart in the UK. It costs £10 on Amazon or you can order a copy directly from Brian at If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Eastern Daily Press. Even for Stephen’s Fry’s 50th birthday celebrations at the much-loved Hoste Arms. Norwich Artistes booked entertainers for private events and occasions far and wide. 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From a young Lenny Henry to a not so young Arthur Askey…who certainly knew how to enjoy himself! This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. [4], On June 25, 2019, The New York Times Magazine listed Brenda Russell among hundreds of artists whose material was reportedly destroyed in the 2008 Universal fire. But it was music which took over his life. The man behind the top agency Norwich Artistes, has spent five years writing about his life and times in a fascinating book called In Case I Should Forget. I have worked on tracks for Joey Contreras (Joyride, Young Kind of Love), Natalie Weiss (American Idol, Wicked), Carl Culley, and more.