Author Archives: Rudy

Creating Harmony by Stacking Chords

This video featuring Russ demonstrates how to stack chords to create some very interesting harmonies.  A must-see!  (Thanks to JazzVideoGuy on YouTube for sharing!)

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New Yellowjackets album “A Rise In The Road”

Available now from The BuzZ Store, the new Yellowjackets album A Rise In The Road features ten new compositions by the band, and also introduces Felix Pastorius as the band’s new bassist.  About the album’s title:   “It’s about the challenges that … Continue reading

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Russ to appear as guest DJ on Sirius/XM

JAM Celebrity DJ Show: Russell Ferrante of The Yellowjackets Channel: Watercolors, SiriusXM 66 Air dates and times: Thursday April 11, 2012 @ 12p -2p ET Saturday April 13, 2012 @ 10a-12p ET Monday April 15, 2012 @ 6p-8p ET Watercolors … Continue reading

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Russ Ferrante Trio Gig, March 3 at Vitello’s

A note from Russ:  “For those who might be interested, I’ll be playing a trio gig this Saturday night 3/2 at Vitello’s with Steve Schaeffer and Michael Valerio. Hope to see you there.”

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Russ and Bob Mintzer in rare Duet appearance Feb. 13th

The Jazz @ the Clayton Duets Concert Series presents Grammy Award winning pianist and YELLOWJACKETS co-founder/co-leader, Russ Ferrante along with band mate and fellow Grammy winner, saxophonist Bob Mintzer, join forces for a rare duo performance. All ticket sales support MCLM’s K-12 school programming.  Tickets are $30 … Continue reading

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January 20, 2013: Russell Ferrante Trio

Join us for a celebration of life, spirit and music! All Saints Church Jazz Vespers Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 5:00 pm Featuring the Russell Ferrante Trio with Steve Schaeffer, and Michael Valerio. There is no charge for this service, and no reservations are … Continue reading

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