What others say about Russ Lorenson...
"There is nothing wrong with a little bit of Tony
Bennett. Vocalist Russ Lorenson is proof that a little bit of Bennett can
really do a lot...Lorenson is not just a crooner covering the traditional
Sinatra style or trying to be the next Connick, he is his own man.
Lorenson’s baritone is almost like an instrument. It's richness, combined
with his vocal phrasing is impeccable."
"Russ Lorenson is a performer that is reminiscent of
the old greats...His voice transcends mainstream artists and is placed in a
category in itself, one where the world of acting and jazz are
interchangeable entities in the music spectrum."
“Not only does Lorenson have the soul of the greats –
Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and other dream crooners of the 50’s, 60’s and
70’s – he has the band with him to really bring those decades to
life...He was just tremendous.”
“Russ is an elegant performer who has faultless musical
taste and vocal phrasing. He has a voice that is reminiscent of some of
the great singers like Tony Bennett, Chet Baker and a little of Mel Tormé.”
"...a handsome baritone with a lot of charisma...the ingredients are
"Mr. Lorenson's superb vocals and easy-going manner made for an hour of
"...he [brings] a supple voice and strong sense of
characterization to all his songs."
"…[his] relaxed, easy deliveries…seem natural and
"Russ Lorenson has it all...the voice, the heart, and just
enough show business swagger and swing. After his Tony Bennett show has played
every city in the country - which it should - he has more than enough creativity
and fire to sustain him for a long career in any repertoire he chooses!"
"...a fearless singer who can sing to the rafters
and then turn around and sing to only you...
"A SPECTACULAR show by a SPECTACULAR singer!"
"An absolute knock-out of a show! A crooner with an edge,
Russ Lorenson's music will melt your heart. Russ is the new guy to keep your eye
"Russ Lorenson has the kind of pure, swinging tenor that is
perfectly suited to the Great American Songbook and to the best of the musical
theater repertoire. His engaging personality and good sense of humor always
shine through; he 'takes the stage' and makes the audience feel they have landed
in exactly the right place at the right time."
"Russ Lorenson is a pure joy on any stage! He has such a
warm, rich, relaxed voice that when he sings a ballad, you imagine being with
your lover in front of a cozy winter fire...and when he swings, you want to hit
the clubs and dance the night away!"
'Why do the wrong people travel, instead of staying in
town to see Russ Lorenson's show? Because they don't know how much fun they
will have at this festive, fresh, musical trip around the globe with this
"Oh my god! This guy has been shot out of a cannon and
is non-stoppable! Check him out!"
“All I can say is terrific venue, terrific band, and you made me never want
to leave San Francisco!”
"I felt like you were talking to me with the songs..."
“The performance was fabulous! Loved your stories, songs, the
band - it was just great!”
"This is so clearly what you were meant to do!"
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