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disconnected

by d. russell

Smooth adult contemporary pop, jazz, acoustic guitar flavored songs, melody driven lyrics about love and life, a new singer/songwriter on the rise.
Genre: Folk: Folk Pop
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1. For the First Time D. Russell
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2. From a Distance D. Russell
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3. Disconnected D. Russell
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4. Heaven D. Russell
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5. Burn the Bridge D. Russell
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


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With a velvety smooth voice akin to Shawn Colvin or Suzanne Vega, singer/songwriter d. russell of northern ohio is a name you may not recognize yet, but you will soon. d. released her debut album, land of solace, days of grace in 2004 and just wrapped up a recording session at Nashville's Omnisound Studios to follow up the debut. Her music is jazz-infused, melody driven acoustic pop with lyrical depth, but it's d.'s voice that will make any listener stop and pay attention.

d.,who grew up near Canton, Ohio, knew she was destined to be a songwriter at a very young age because she would hear melodies in her head. Perhaps it was in the family genes since her mom was an accomplished pianist, but when d. began to play both piano and guitar, the beauty of chords turned this curious child into a prolific songwriter. But it wasn't until recently that she became serious about pursuing music as a full-time ambition.

Performiong in restaurants and coffeehouses, d. has performed both solo and with co-writer and fellow musician Jon Mathewson. But what really helped catapult her to another level was when she met Eliot Sloan, lead singer of Blessid Union of Souls. Sloan saw her play a support slot at a festival his band was headlining and became enamored with d.'s voice immediately, and the two became friends and co-writers. d. has also performed with Alton Lee Hood, lead singer for the Grammy-nominated Contemporary Christian R&B group D.O.C.(Disciples of Christ); Jack Schantz,musical director of the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra; and more recently, Faith Evans, Diana Krall and Norah Jones.

Land of Solace,Days of Grace was primarily guitar and vocal, with occasional percussion to add texture, but there is no mistaking d.'s sultry, extraordinary voice in any of her recordings. Likening her to artists such as Colvin, Vega, Mindy Smith and Rickie Lee Jones, d. is sure to turn heads of those artists' fans, as well as to transcend genres and impress tastemakers everywhere.

The 5-song EP, has an all-star cast of players.Those include drummer John Gardner(The Dixie Chicks), guitarist Mike Durham(Dave Matthews,Tim McGraw),on bass,Matt Mckensie;acoustic guitar,Pat Mcgrath;piano,keys Mike Rojas.


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