Come down to Civic Winery & Wines for an evening of piano performance from Eugene’s own Gus Russell.
As a soloist, this Eugene pianist plays classic jazz, standards and New Orleans piano. Gus has shared the stage with Bo Diddly, Elvin Bishop, Cris Cain, Curtis Salgato, Paul Delay and Tiny Tim. As a band leader, he's involved with a wide variety of projects.
Gus has also been a piano teacher for over 25 years. He has been an adjunct professor at Lane Community College since 2002 and teaches privately through his own studio focusing on jazz, classical, blues, gospel, New Orleans and contemporary keyboard styles. General musicianship, theory, classic repertoire, listening and ear training are the basis of his teaching approach.