Russ Miller

     Russ Miller has been one of the most internationally recognizable names in drumming, for the past three decades.  As a recording artist, he has played on over five-hundred albums, selling more than 32 million copies.  Russ’ movie credits number over 150 and have earned more than a Billion dollars at the box office.   His musical versatility has led him to work with an incredible list of over 60 legendary artists, from Ray Charles, Natalie Cole, Tina Turner & Bobby Caldwell to Andrea Bocelli, Nelly Furtado, The Psychedelic Furs, Hilary Duff, Steve Perry, Michael Buble’ and countless others.   As a star of the Los Angeles studio scene, Russ has topped dozens of Readers Polls globally, for his contributions to studio drumming and popular music.  Along with his many sideman recording and touring credits, he has been a staple on T.V. “house bands” such as “American Idol”.  Russ is an “International Platinum“ endorsing artist for Mapex Drums, Zildjian, Remo, Vic Firth, DW racks and hardware, Zoom AV products, Porter & Davies Tactile monitoring, Hercules stands, May E/A Mics, Prologix, SKB cases, Arrel Audio Electronics, Puresound Snares, Cympad, Switchkick and Audio Technica. He holds guest professorships at the Shanghai and Beijing Conservatories of Music and has authored 5 Award-Winning books and has 6 Instructional videos published. Creating over 80 products for 11 different manufacturers of musical instruments, Russ has Signature instruments placed in the Percussive Arts Society International Museum.   Leading his own band touring globally he has 6 solo albums, with a collective 23 weeks in the HOT100 . Russ’ single with Giovanni Hidalgo, “Things We Said Today” peaked at #32 on the TOP40 Radio Charts and the hit “Rhythm World” for “Arrival”, climbed to the TOP40 as well.


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The first single "Things We Said Today" has been in the HOT/100 Billboard for a staggering 5 weeks!, it is now at #50!  It's from the Giovanni Hidalgo and Russ Miller album, "Two Become One." You can click this link to see the album page at

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