About Russell

A master of both electric and acoustic bass, Russell Jackson has a long and illustrious career spanning more than five decades. 

 “The Groove Guru” spent seven years in BB King’s band, as well as working and/or recording with Katie Webster, Lucky Peterson, Kenny Neal, Matt Guitar Murphy, and Otis Clay, among the many.  

More recently, when not busy with his own band, Russell works with Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne, and as a founding member of the newly reinvigorated Silent Partners (the world's greatest rhythm section), backed Diunna Greenleaf, Lurrie Bell, Joe Louis Walker and many more.

The Russell Jackson Band is  available for bookings for concerts, festivals, corporate and private functions in North America and globally.