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George Russell

George Russell

Since his breakout club debut in 2005, Lorenson has quickly established a reputation as one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s leading interpreters of...
A terrific voice. Charisma to spare. A delightful raconteur. Impeccable musical taste and vocal phrasing. Unassuming nice guy. They all apply to Russ Lorenson, whose burnished tenor is currently thrilling audiences from coast to coast.

Born in Philadelphia, Russ’ career began as a youngster, making his stage debut at the ripe old age of seven. He continued singing and acting in the theatre throughout his early school years, moving with his family to San Diego when he was nine years old. …
Russ Lorenson returns to Austin with his acclaimed show, Benedetto/Blessed: A Tribute to the Life and Music of Tony Bennett, for two performances only, at Austin Cabaret Theatre, located at The Mansion at Judges' Hill, 1900 Rio Grande (MLK & Rio Grande), Austin, Texas 78705. Shows are March 27th and 28th at 8:30pm. The shows are being presented as part of the 2007-2008 season of the Austin Cabaret Theatre.

The best is yet to come as singer and recording artist Russ L
Russ Lorenson brings his acclaimed show, Benedetto/Blessed: A Tribute to the Life and Music of Tony Bennett, to The Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, 19805 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield, Wisconsin 53045, for one show only, Wednesday, October 17, 2007 at 1:00pm.

The best is yet to come as singer and recording artist Russ Lorenson (http://www.russlorenson.com) honors an American music icon in his show, Benedetto/Blessed: A Tribute to the Life and Music of To
Russ Lorenson returns to New York City with his acclaimed show, Benedetto/Blessed: A Tribute to the Life and Music of Tony Bennett, for two performances only, at The Hideaway Room at Helen’s, 169 Eighth Avenue, New York City, NY 10011. The shows are being presented as official Showcase events as part of the 50th Annual Members Conference of the Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP), to be held January 19-23, 2007 in New York City.

The best is yet to
RL Productions and LML Music celebrate the release of Russ Lorenson's holiday CD, What I Want For Christmas, with a CD Release Event at Jazz at Pearl’s, 256 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133 on December 14, 2006. Showtimes are 8:00 and 10:00 pm.

Skip the Christmas caroling this year and spend a cozy winter's evening with Russ Lorenson celebrating the release of his new holiday CD, What I Want For Christmas. With songs by such
RL Productions and LML Music announce the release of jazz vocalist Russ Lorenson’s new holiday CD, "What I Want For Christmas," beginning today, September 12, 2006.

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 12, 2006--

Fall is in the air, and the holidays will be here before you know it. Settle into the season with Russ Lorenson's holiday album, "What I Want For Christmas," available from LML Music beginning September 12, 2006. With songs by such great composers and lyrici
The best is yet to come as singer and recording artist Russ Lorenson (http://www.russlorenson.com) honors the legendary Tony Bennett in his new show, "Benedetto/Blessed: A Tribute to the Life and Music of Tony Bennett." With musical direction by renowned jazz artist Kelly Park and written by Lorenson, "Benedetto/Blessed" premieres July 30th in San Francisco, and from there will play in select cities throughout California and the East coast. The show was created, in part, to honor Mr. Benn
RL Productions and LML Music celebrate the release of Russ Lorenson’s debut CD, "A Little Travelin’ Music," with a CD Release Party and Show at The Empire Plush Room, 940 Sutter Street in San Francisco, May 1, 2006 at 7:30PM.

Tickets for the show are $25 per person, and include a post-show champagne reception. Tickets may be purchased online at www.russlorenson.com/box_office.

Backed by the Kelly Park Jazz Quartet, Russ will perform selections from the CD, as well as give
THE HIDEAWAY ROOM @ HELEN’S continues its 2006 season with the New York debut of Russ Lorenson in "Russ Lorenson’s A Little Travelin’ Music" at 9:30pm on Saturday, April 15, and at 2:00pm on Sunday, April 16.

In "Russ Lorenson’s A Little Travelin’ Music", a cleverly conceived and beautifully balanced program of jazz standards and obscure Broadway gems, Lorenson has assembled a unique cabaret show that takes audiences on a musical journey through his life via the great standards of the 20