Tom Russell returns to Natalie’s accompanied by guitarist Max De Bernardi, and will be singing songs from two new CDs! “Play One More: The Songs of Ian and Sylvia”, which will be released May 19, and one of new material and a selected cover or two (including a duet with Joe Ely on “Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues”), which will be released just before this special show.
Singer songwriter, painter, essayist – Tom Russell has recorded thirty five highly acclaimed records, & published five books – including a book on his art and a book of his songs. His songs have been recorded by Johnny Cash, Doug Sahm, Nanci Griffith, K.D. Lang, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Ian Tyson, Iris Dement, Joe Ely, and a hundred others. Tom Russell graduated from The University of California with a Master’s Degree in Criminology. He was recently awarded the 2015 ASCAP Deems Taylor Award for excellence in music journalism & has appeared on Late Night with David Letterman TV show five times.