Mr. Russel Blake. A Professional Musician/Concert Soloist/Educator/Author for over 3 decades. He was instructed on the Four String Electric Bass and the Upright Bass by his Father Latin Musical Great Alexander Blake and his Brother, world renowned Jazz Bassist Alex Blake II. All of Russel’s theory, compositional, and musical arrangement skills are self-taught.
As a Bassist, a short list of whom he has performed/toured/ recorded includes five years as the exclusive Bassist for Jazz Great Sonny Rollins (in addition to two CD recordings), Pharoah Sanders, Hugh Masakela, Cybil Shepherd, Chaka Khan, Harry Belafonte, El Gran Combo, Wynton Marsalis, Dee Dee Bridgewater,The Lion King, Dreamgirls, Angie Stone, Brenda Russell, Mary Mary and many more.
Mr. Blake is also the author of “Proverbs 31: The Virtuous Black Woman Volume 1. The strength of the idea is to communicate the precious and priceless value/existence of Black Women to the minds of black men, the rights to be treated with unwav