Brenda Russell

Brenda Russell
Brenda Russell  American Singer

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Brenda Russell is currently single.


Brenda Russell has been in a relationship with Brian Russell (1973 - 1978).

Brenda Russell has had encounters with Nell Carter, Ben Vereen, Melba Moore, Herb Alpert, Barry Mann, Joe Esposito, Cynthia Weil, Gerald Alston, Michael Franks, Ivan Lins and Neil Sedaka.


Brenda Russell is a 73 year old American Singer. Born Brenda Gordon on 7th April, 1949 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA, she is famous for Biggest hit "Piano in the Dark" in a career that spans 1963–present. Her zodiac sign is Aries.

Brenda Russell is a member of the following lists: American singer-songwriters, People from Brooklyn and 1949 births.


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First Name Brenda
Last Name Russell
Maiden Name Gordon
Full Name at Birth Brenda Gordon
Alternative Name Brenda Russell, Brenda Gordon
Age 73 years
Birthday 7th April, 1949
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Aries
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
Occupation Text Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Composer
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame Biggest hit "Piano in the Dark"
Music Genre (Text) Pop, R&B, Adult Contemporary, Jazz, Soul
Music Genre R&B
Year(s) Active 1975–present, 1963–present
Music Style Soul, Pop/Rock, Adult Contemporary, Classical, Disco, Jazz, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Smooth Jazz, Jazz-Pop
Music Mood Soothing, Intimate, Laid-Back/Mellow, Sensual, Sentimental, Passionate, Romantic
Instrument Vocals
Record Label Horizon (1979), A&M (1979–1981, 1988–1992), Warner Bros. (1983), EMI (1993), Hidden Beach (2000), Dome / Narada Jazz (2003–), A&M (1979–81, 1988–92), Dome/Narada Jazz (2003–)
Associated Acts Brian Russell, The Tiaras, Donna Summer, Neil Sedaka, Barbra Streisand, Yellowjackets, Diana Ross, Kirk Whalum
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) ICM Bob Zievers Agent, Celebrity Talent International
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Father Gus Gordon (Was on of the "Ink Spots" a popular singing group from the 1930s and 1940s. He later became a member of the Bill Johnson Quartet)
Mother Cinnamon Sharpe (sang and wrote songs, occasionally calling on young Russell for help singing harmony as she rehearsed)

Brenda Russell (née Gordon; born April 8, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter, producer, and keyboardist. Russell has a diverse musical range which encompasses pop, soul, dance, and jazz. She has received five Grammy nominations.

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Brenda Russell73 AriesSinger
Brian Russell79Producer
Gerald Alston71 ScorpioVocalist
Michael Franks78 VirgoVocalist
Ivan Lins77 GeminiMusician
Neil Sedaka83 PiscesSinger
Nell Carter54 VirgoActress
Ben Vereen76 LibraActor
Melba Moore82 ScorpioActress
Herb Alpert87 AriesTrumpeter
Barry Mann83 AquariusSongwriter
Joe Esposito74 TaurusSinger
Cynthia Weil82 LibraSongwriter
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Lindsay ChristinaFemale9th August, 197646 years oldBrian Russell


Liberty Heights1999SingerMovie
Brenda Russell: No Time for Time1993Brenda RussellMusic Video
Brenda Russell: Kiss Me with the Wind1990Brenda RussellMusic Video
Brenda Russell: Stop Running Away1990Brenda RussellMusic Video
Brenda Russell: Piano in the Dark - B&W Version1989Brenda RussellMusic Video
Brenda Russell: Get Here1988Brenda RussellMusic Video
Brenda Russell: Gravity1988Brenda RussellMusic Video
Brenda Russell: Piano in the Dark - Color Version1988Brenda RussellMusic Video
American Hot Wax1978Member of The DelightsMovie


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mato4162mato4162Oct 21, 2018

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omarsclubomarsclubFeb 17, 2011

musical legend great voice

Heath_ShaversHeath_ShaversJan 27, 2008

Stop Running Away is one of my favorite love songs. A true classic.

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