... Russell's extraordinary talents.

"His flawless technical ability and interpretation of the pieces communicated the richness of the music to the audience. One had the impression that he had full command of the guitarand of the music. His mastery of the instrument, combined with his incredible sense of style, allowed him to achieve shades of tremendous colours within the range of the guitar. The enthusiasm of the audience reflected their appreciation for Russell's extraordinary talents."
The Wooster Voice (Ohio)