Default lineup: 1 performer
Standard Line Up: Solo with high quality backing tracks.
Also available as a Duo, Trio, Quartet, Mini Big Band or Full Orchestra.
Duo - Tim with piano
Trio - Tim with piano and stand up bass
Quartet - Tim with piano, stand up bass and drums.
Mini Big Band up to a Full Orchestra (please speak to an Alive Network booking agent for more details).
Recent Performances include:
Monaco Grand Prix 2016
Belmond Le Manoir aux Quar'Saisons 2016
VW HQ in Germany
The Burj Khalifa, Dubai 2016
MSC MUSICA 2016
Beijing Olympics Vip Area
FA Cup Final Vip Area
Carling Cup Final Vip Area
United Arab Emirates Event Awards
The Council of Europe Ball
The London Press Club Ball
Porsche Cayenne Turbo Launch event in Amman, Jordan 2014
Award winning vocalist Tim Russell is a professional vocalist whose musical talent and interpretation has helped establish him as one of the UK's top singers. In fact, he is the only male vocalist to receive a special award at the Marion Montgomery Awards at the Vetnor Jazz Festival.
What sets Tim apart, is his ability to be flexible with not only band line ups, but also in his musical style. With a diverse repertoire, you could start your evening's entertainment with Rat Pack era songs and finish with more contemporary tunes; including everybody's favourite 60s, 70s, Disco, 80s hits.
Having studied Opera and attended the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Tim developed careers not only as a performer but also as a session singer and recording artist in his own right. Perfomances throughout Europe for private and corporate events have helped to establish his growing popluarity.
Previous clients have included:
& many more, incluing celebrity events for book launches, film premiers, private parties and, of course, countless weddings, product launches and university balls.
Tim can perform Rat Pack hits with quality backing tracks as a solo performance or with a Jazz Trio, Quartet or Quintet of experienced musicians who have performed with many of the Rat Pack stars. If you want the ultimate 'Wow Factor', Tim can also perform with a Mini Big Band and Full Orchestra.an orchestra. Please speak to your agent for more details.
Reviews of CDs:
A fantastic British jazz singer!
Robert Elms - BBC London
Unlike so many of his Stateside contemporaries, Tim Russell refuses to stick to unwritten rules, avoiding paint-by-numbers renditions of songs that have been covered a million times, often in the same fashion. Russell's version of That's Amore virtually ignores the Las Vegas schmaltz of the Dean Martin original that became the blueprint for countless young jazz vocalists, karaoke singers, and overweight wedding crooners. Tim gives it a modicum of swagger and an abundance of calm self- confidence; it's as if James Bond were handed a microphone and was ordered to seduce a girl at a party, his deep British accent heightening the track's ripe sensuality.”
R Sutton - All about Jazz (USA)
Excellent album !
Helen Mayhew - Jazz FM
Various reviews have praised Tom's performance:
'Tim's smooth voice gave the whole evening a touch of glamour. As soon as he started singing we were all itching to start dancing' - Celia Walden Editor of Spy Daily Telegraph
'Tim Russell's Rendition of Rat Pack era tunes was just perfect for a ball attended by the Rat Pack of Fleet Street. His performance was much appreciated on a night which raised a lot of money for the Newspaper Press Fund' - Charles Garside Managing Editor Daily Mail
'Tim Russell has a voice of great character with subtlety to make swing sings really swing and enough edge to save ballads from blandness' - Dave Gelley Jazz Critic for the Observer
'You did a great job!' - Peter Gabriel
'Vocals are smooth but expressive in the same way as Jon Lucien's. What more could you ask for?' - ab Music Week