|Russel Blake (USA) - bass |
Russel Blake has been a professional musician, solo artist and educator for over 3 decades. He was instructed by his father, Latin great Alexander Blake and his brother, world renowned jazz bassist Alex Blake II.
Russel Blake has performed and recorded with artists like Sonny Rollins, Hugh Masekela, Paquito D'Rivera, Gil Evans, Angela Bofill, Chaka Kahn, Billy Cobham, Wallace Roney, Hiram Bullock, Dave Valentin, and Brenda Russell. He also performed on Broadway as a bassist in the The Lion King and Dreamgirls.