Russell Jewell

Profile:
American jazz trombone player. Originally from Chicago, Jewell first appeared on the East Coast scene as a charter member of Downbeat and Boston Music Awards winner, and Grammy nominated Either/Orchestra. From 1985 to 1995, he performed concerts and conducted clinics in countless schools and colleges throughout North America and Europe. Festivals include the North Sea Festival in Holland, Pori Jazz Festival in Finland, DuMaurier Festivals throughout Canada, Monterey Jazz, and the Knitting Factory, Sweet Basilʼs and the Village Gate in New York City. Along the way he has recorded on dozens of CDs. A veteran of the Caribbean music scene, he has traveled and performed a wide variety of this music live, from Haitian Conga, Soca from Trinidad, and Salsa, visiting places like Panama and Haiti. With the late Mighty Sam McClain, Russell performed in festivals throughout Europe and Russia, as well as the United States. Currently trombonist with soul singer Mighty Sam McClain, Cambridgeʼs own Bad Art Ensemble, the Latin group RumbaNama, and salsero Edwin Pabon, he is also a co-founder of Grupo Mambique, a Pan-American chamber group with trombonist legend Jim ʻMondongoʼ Messbauer, and the great percussionists, Manolo Mairena and Norberto Lopez, in 2003 releasing the acclaimed “Purple Cha Cha Heels” on the Accurate label.
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Instruments & Performance

AC-2222 Dial E — Russell Jewell Either/Orchestra Either/Orchestra - Dial E(CD, Album) Accurate Records AC-2222 US 1986 Sell This Version
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LP 1195 Volo Volo — Russell Jewell Volo Volo Volo Volo - Volo Volo (Album) Mini Records LP 1195 Panama 1987 Sell This Version
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AC-3232 Radium — Russell Jewell Either/Orchestra Either/Orchestra - Radium(CD, Album) Accurate Records AC-3232 US 1988 Sell This Version
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cad 901 Hunkpapa — Russell Jewell Throwing Muses Throwing Muses - Hunkpapa (Album) 4AD cad 901 UK 1989 Sell This Version
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AC-3242 The Half-Life Of Desire — Russell Jewell Either/Orchestra Either/Orchestra - The Half-Life Of Desire(CD, Album) Accurate Records AC-3242 US 1990 Sell This Version
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AC-3252 The Calculus Of Pleasure — Russell Jewell Either/Orchestra Either/Orchestra - The Calculus Of Pleasure(CD, Album) Accurate Records AC-3252 US 1992 Sell This Version
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R2 79493 Time Stood Still — Russell Jewell Bob Moses Bob Moses - Time Stood Still(CD, Album) Gramavision R2 79493 USA & Canada 1994 Sell This Version
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AC-3262 The Brunt — Russell Jewell Either/Orchestra Either/Orchestra - The Brunt(CD, Album) Accurate Records AC-3262 US 1994 Sell This Version
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none Something With The Moon — Russell Jewell Laurie Sargent Laurie Sargent - Something With The Moon(CD, Album) Not On Label none US 1994 Sell This Version
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AC-3272 Across The Omniverse — Russell Jewell Either/Orchestra Either/Orchestra - Across The Omniverse(2xCD, Album) Accurate Records AC-3272 US 1996 Sell This Version
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none The Dreadful Humming Of The Chandler Travis Philharmonic — Russell Jewell The Chandler Travis Philharmonic The Chandler Travis Philharmonic - The Dreadful Humming Of The Chandler Travis Philharmonic(Cass, EP) Not On Label (The Chandler Travis Philharmonic Self-released) none US 1997 Sell This Version
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CH 5794-2 Everybody Wants Some! (Of Van Halen - A Loose Interpretation Of The Musical Genius) — Russell Jewell Various Panama (as Russel Jewel) Various - Everybody Wants Some! (Of Van Halen - A Loose Interpretation Of The Musical Genius)(CD, Album) CherryDisc Records, Roadrunner Records CH 5794-2 USA & Canada 1997 Sell This Version
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cap 007 Smoking — Russell Jewell Lars Vegas U.S. Lars Vegas U.S. - Smoking (Album) Akers Recording Company, Akers Recording Company cap 007 Germany 1999 Sell This Version
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LEO LAB CD 068 The Seeker — Russell Jewell The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra* The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra* - The Seeker(CD) Leo Lab LEO LAB CD 068 UK 1999 Sell This Version
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SAS LP202-2 Robots Anonymous — Russell Jewell Count Zero (6) Count Zero (6) - Robots Anonymous(CD, Album) SineAppleSap SAS LP202-2 US 2001 Sell This Version
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AC-5046 Purple Cha Cha Heels — Russell Jewell Brass Roots (3) Brass Roots (3) - Purple Cha Cha Heels(CD) Accurate Records AC-5046 US 2003 Sell This Version
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CD LR 423 Trumpet Madness — Russell Jewell The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra* The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra* - Trumpet Madness(CD, Album) Leo Records CD LR 423 UK 2005 Sell This Version
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none Trouble On The Levee — Russell Jewell Digney Fignus Digney Fignus - Trouble On The Levee(CD, Album) Figtone Music none US 2006 Sell This Version
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GW 3169 Lettuce Prey — Russell Jewell David "Knife" Fabris Featuring Ran Blake David "Knife" Fabris Featuring Ran Blake - Lettuce Prey(CD, Album) Great Winds GW 3169 France 2014 Sell This Version
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FXCD 424 Time And Change (Last Recordings) — Russell Jewell Mighty Sam McClain Mighty Sam McClain - Time And Change (Last Recordings)(CD, Album) Kirkelig Kulturverksted FXCD 424 Norway 2016 Sell This Version
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10004 Camping By Your Own Grave — Russell Jewell Cholesterol Jones Cholesterol Jones - Camping By Your Own Grave(CD, EP) Jaeger Records 10004 US 2017 Sell This Version
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CH 5794-2 Everybody Wants Some! - A Loose Interpretation Of The Musical Genius Of Van Halen — Russell Jewell Various Panama (as Russel Jewel) Various - Everybody Wants Some! - A Loose Interpretation Of The Musical Genius Of Van Halen(CD, Album) CherryDisc Records, Roadrunner Records CH 5794-2 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
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Writing & Arrangement

AC-3252 The Calculus Of Pleasure — Russell Jewell Either/Orchestra Whisper Not Either/Orchestra - The Calculus Of Pleasure(CD, Album) Accurate Records AC-3252 US 1992 Sell This Version
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AC-3272 Across The Omniverse — Russell Jewell Either/Orchestra Night Of The Living Blues Either/Orchestra - Across The Omniverse(2xCD, Album) Accurate Records AC-3272 US 1996 Sell This Version
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Featuring & Presenting

CH 5794-2 Everybody Wants Some! (Of Van Halen - A Loose Interpretation Of The Musical Genius) — Russell Jewell Various Panama (as Russel Jewel) Various - Everybody Wants Some! (Of Van Halen - A Loose Interpretation Of The Musical Genius)(CD, Album) CherryDisc Records, Roadrunner Records CH 5794-2 USA & Canada 1997 Sell This Version