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If you are ready to start taking your guitar skills SERIOUSLY then stop wasting time and money on teachers who don't fully understand the instrument or subject matter themselves. My name is Russ and I have been playing guitar professionally for 20 years and teaching music and producing records for over 15. I have a Platinum #1 Billboard charting record under my belt, worked with artists such as Mac Miller, Sean Kingston, Red Velvet, Lifehouse and more; and have composed music to 100s of your favorite TV shows! Feel free to browse my official website for a full list of credits. Want to learn to shred guitar? Produce beats? Write your own songs? Dive into theory? Record yourself? This page is the one stop shop. Feel free to reach out with any requests or questions!
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Russell is an American Platinum-Selling record producer / songwriter / and guitarist based in Los Angeles, CA. With his first #1 Billboard record under his belt and previous clients such as Mac Miller, Sean Kingston, and Red Velvet, Russ has found endorsements and support from major music companies such as Fender and Dean Markley strings, Russell has toured the US opening for National Artists playing for audiences as large as 30,000. In 2012, Russ signed with Mach 1 Music and learned the ropes of the music industry as a part of a team selling over 19 million records worldwide. Soon after, Russ joined TV/Filmsound powerhouse “Signature Tracks” (signature - tracks.com) through which he has produced over 650 songs for networks such as Disney, MTV, VH1, BET, ABC, NBC, CBS, and many many more Currently Russ performs with and produces talent from all over the world including Grammy Award winning artists and songwriters The Jackie Boyz, Chart Topping Artist Sean Kingston, Disney's Caitlyn Taylor Love and many more!

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Russell S.
Teaches Online
Student Favorite
Student Favorite
Learn Guitar with Platinum Selling Music Producer!
Student Favorite
Student Favorite
If you are ready to start taking your guitar skills SERIOUSLY then stop wasting time and money on teachers who don't fully understand the instrument or subject matter themselves. My name is Russ and I have been playing guitar professionally for 20 years and teaching music and producing records for over 15. I have a Platinum #1 Billboard charting record under my belt, worked with artists such as Mac Miller, Sean Kingston, Red Velvet, Lifehouse and more; and have composed music to 100s of your favorite TV shows! Feel free to browse my official website for a full list of credits. Want to learn to shred guitar? Produce beats? Write your own songs? Dive into theory? Record yourself? This page is the one stop shop. Feel free to reach out with any requests or questions!
About Russell S.

Russell is an American Platinum-Selling record producer / songwriter / and guitarist based in Los Angeles, CA. With his first #1 Billboard record under his belt and previous clients such as Mac Miller, Sean Kingston, and Red Velvet, Russ has found endorsements and support from major music companies such as Fender and Dean Markley strings, Russell has toured the US opening for National Artists playing for audiences as large as 30,000. In 2012, Russ signed with Mach 1 Music and learned the ropes of the music industry as a part of a team selling over 19 million records worldwide. Soon after, Russ joined TV/Filmsound powerhouse “Signature Tracks” (signature - tracks.com) through which he has produced over 650 songs for networks such as Disney, MTV, VH1, BET, ABC, NBC, CBS, and many many more Currently Russ performs with and produces talent from all over the world including Grammy Award winning artists and songwriters The Jackie Boyz, Chart Topping Artist Sean Kingston, Disney's Caitlyn Taylor Love and many more!

Levels taught

Teaches Advanced

Teaching since

Teaching since 2000

Education

Platinum Record @ Music Industry

Teaches ages +

Teaches ages 10+

Speaks

Speaks English

Speaks

Has background check

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Very skilled, helpful, and easy to work with! Highly recommend!

Posted Dec 10, 2020
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Russ is a straight up musical genius that has decades of experience playing the guitar. He will make you think of music in an entirely different way and his unique approach to the guitar makes learning so much easier. Definitely worth it!

Posted Oct 11, 2020
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Russ is such a wonderful teacher. He's so passionate and teaches in a way that's interesting, easy to grasp and fun! I've learned so much so quickly

Posted Jan 17, 2020
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Music Producer / Songwriter / Owner
Sep 2015 - Present
Skywave Productions (skywaveproductions.com)
Currently producing music and writing songs collaboratively with Grammy Award Winning artists & writers The Jackie Boyz (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Jackie_Boyz) and co-producer, C Minor for a plethora of musical artists including Sean Kingston, Justin Bieber, American Idol winner Candice Glover, Disney's Laura Moreno, and many more!
Music Composer
Sep 2014 - Present
Signature Tracks (signaturetracks.com)
Currently composing for this season for all your favorite tv shows! MTV, VH1, BET, E!, ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, Espn, Espn2, Lifetime, Discovery, Bravo, Disney, Nickelodeon, FX, TNT, GSN, and more.
Guitar Instructor
May 2011 - Present
Soundscape Music Studios
Private instruction for guitar, voice, theory, and music production
Platinum Record @ Music Industry
Jan 2017 - Jan 2020
Music Industry
Guitar Program
Jan 2000 - Sep 2004
Las Vegas High School
Music Theory
Jan 2000 - Sep 2004
Las Vegas High School
English
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New Student Special
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