Steve Russo is a native of Long Island, New York and currently resides in northern Nevada. Steve holds a Bachelor in Music Education at Shenandoah Conservatory of Music, and a Master of Arts in Music from California State University. Steve was a freelance trumpet player in Sacramento for 22 years and in the San Francisco bay area for 12 years. He has also performed with; United States Air Force Band, Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, Gregg Allman, The Temptations, The Four Tops, The Drifters, The Shirelles, The Glen Miller Orchestra, Nelson Riddle Orchestra and the Sacramento Jazz Orchestra. Russo has taught music in public schools for 34 years and retired in 2021. Also past adjunct faculty and director of the American River College Jazz Ensemble, and the Sacramento City College Symphonic Band.

Below are salsa solos that are raw live recordings using a Zoom H2 recorder just sitting at the bottom of my music stand on stage. To contact Steve, call or text 775-977-0018 or 530-308-2939