D's Horns is Whitney Russell, founder. A native of Dallas Texas area,
Whitney is a musician with diverse musical tastes and talents who enjoys
all genres of music including Hip Hop, R&B, Jazz, Country, Funk,
Gospel, and much more. Whitney started playing piano and trumpet at
an early age. He attended Arts Magnet High School and Weatherford
Junior College in Dallas Texas. He has studied and become an
accomplished musician in various instruments including piano and
trumpet. He holds a bachelors degree in Music Education and
Performance from the Florida A&M University in Tallahassee Florida.
Whitney has always loved the sounds of the big horn sections found in
earlier R&B, Hip Hop, Neo Soul, and Jazz Bands. He now takes that
love and shares it with everyone interested n having personalized horn
tracks mailed or email right to their inbox. Whitney has been playing and
teaching the Trumpet and Piano for over 20 years. He founded D's
Horns horn section in 2001.
Whitney has earned a reputation for electrifying audiences with his
energetic style combined with precise technical delivery. As one of the
busiest trumpet in the Tallahassee Florida area, he has performed or
recorded with an impressive array of artists and musicians around the
world including: T-Pain, Akon, Roy Hargrove, Wynton Marsallis, Kirk
Whalun, George Clinton, Kirk Franklin,and Stanley Turrentine as well
In addition to his live performance work, Whitney is an accomplished
studio musician on hundreds of recordings. He has performed at
ShowTime at the Apollo, Blue Note in New York as well as other clubs
across the country. He has also traveled and played in Spain, Rome,
Bahamas, and many other places. Whitney has also led many successful
groups in Dallas, Texas and Tallahassee, Florida.
Whitney is a serious musician who is constantly trying to expand his
musical horizons in an attempt to communicate his thoughts and
emotions to others through music. In addition to performing, he enjoys
writing his own music and arranging and orchestrating others work.
|next show: September 5th @ The Club