Russell C Rodgers Resume

      Objective: Seeking Students Interested in Atlanta's Best Bass Guitar Instruction
Teaching Experience:
•Currently teaching at the Atlanta Institute of Music, Ken Stanton Music in
Roswell, and filming instructional online videos with Watch & Learn.
•East Cobb Music Academy - (1998 to 2005) - Director of Bass Guitar
Instruction.
•Bass Guitar Private Instructor - (1985 to Present) - Specializing in sight
reading techniques, soloing, music theory, and the construction of bass lines
in a multitude of styles and techniques.
•Atlanta Institute of Music - (1985 to 1991) - Founder and Director of the bass
program, responsible for all aspects of bass guitar instruction, including the
production and the use of specialized training aids.

Performance Experience:
•Currently - Playing with the Dan Lawrence Trio at The Ritz Carlton Hotel in
Buckhead along with actively freelancing around the Atlanta area.
•Local performances with the Electromatics.
•Local and national performances and recordings with Francine Reed.
•Local performances and recordings with Henry Parrilla's
Widespread Hispanic.
•The League of Decency, Atlanta's favorite swing band.
•Nationwide tour of Japan and Malaysia with Ichiban recording artist The 3
Degrees, including performances at Blue Note Jazz Clubs in Japan.
•Ruperts Orchestra, Atlanta convention and private party band.
•The Ritz Carlton Orchestra for The Mayfair Artists Agency.
•Eric Quincy Tate, former Capricorn Records Southern Rock recording artist.
•The Paul Mitchell Trio at Dante's Down the Hatch, one of Atlanta's premier
restaurants and Jazz Clubs over 25 years.
•Tom Grose and the Varsity, One of Atlanta's favorite original Pop Artists.
•Mocha, National touring Motown Trio.
•Jerry Farber's Comedy Club, unique Jazz pianist and comedy act.
•Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, Ship's Premier Show Orchestra.

Recording Experience:
•National radio ad for Holiday Inn Express - Crawford Studio, Atlanta, GA.
•National radio and TV add for Papa John's Pizza - Doppler Studio - Atlanta,
GA.
•Turner Classic Movies TV adds - Doppler Studio, Atlanta, GA.
•Miami Cuban Television add - Crawford Studio, Atlanta, GA.
•Various soundtracks for Georgia Public Television documentaries - recorded
at Kala Studio, Atlanta, GA.
•Swing compulation CD's for Platinum Records - Doppler Studio, Atlanta, GA.
•Many CD's for local and regional artist, including Francine Reed.

Bass Skills Include:
•All aspects and styles of bass guitar performance and instruction, with
professional experience on 4, 5, and 6 string fretted and fretless basses.

Updated:  November 10, 2009

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