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Russ Garner

Russ Garner

Russ Garner is a Professional Musician in Nashville. He has performed/recorded as a drummer with artists such as Larry Mitchell, Jon Finn, Kenny Heard, Ben Sutton, Jason McMillan, The Good Doctor and many more. Russ has performed at various venues all over the country.

Russ grew up all over New Jersey in his early childhood, in house full of music and finally settling down in Jackson, NJ, he starting playing the drums at age 10. His parents, both loved music and exposed him to various different styles of music, and artists like Led Zeppelin, Emerson Lake and Palmer, Neil Young, Paul Simon and Stevie Wonder.

After graduating from Berklee College of Music in 2008, where Russ studied with Skip Hadden and Ralph Peterson, he moved to Alabama and started a funk band called The Good Doctor which cut one EP. The band went on one east coast tour before taking a break. Through that experience
Russ has continued to flourish playing drums on various sessions and concerts in the Southeast. Right now Russ plays with Grammy Award Winning Guitarist Larry Mitchell.

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My Soultone Set: 

22.5" Vintage Old School 1964 Flat Ride
11" Vintage Old School 1964 Splash
08" Vintage Old School 1964 Splash
15" Extreme Hi Hat Pair
17" Vintage Old School 1964 Crash
18" Vintage Old School 1964 Crash
22" Vintage Old School 1964 Crash/Ride
14" Vintage Old School 1964 Hi Hat Pair
20" Vintage Old School 1964 Crash/Ride FXO 6
15" FXO 12J Effect Crash


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