Russ Kassoff

 
RK Celebrity Deli Wall of Fame

 

THOSE OF YOU WHO KNOW ME MAY HAVE NOTICED THAT I ALMOST ALWAYS HAVE A CAMERA IN MY POCKET. THIS IS WHY!
Grand Reopening - Carnegie Hall
1987
RK with Rita Moreno
2011 with Rita Moreno
With Sammy on the road
1989
 
Tony winner Yvonne Constant
at the Metropolitan Room - 2010
Carnegie Hall - L to R Brian Torff, Ted Sommer,
RK, FAS, Irv Cottler c. 1986
"2004 with Bucky Pizzarelli, Jerry Bruno
- available for weddings."
"I guess the secret's out!"
Codiferous & Spiritus
Spiritus - Basenji + Codiferous - Australian Blue Heeler in SEATTLE!
                  Could it be? Michelle Lee?
with Rob McConnell - Sackets Harbor Jazz Festival 2004
As you can see the attire for the festival was FAT SUIT!
Jazz Sax Legend Jerry Dodgion w Dennis Mackrel and RK at the
traditional dinner the night before Sackets Harbor Jazz Festival - 2008
The Ultimate Event - Frank-Liza-Sammy on stage during concert in Europe - 1991
taken from my seat at the piano! One of my favorite all time shots!
RK w Legendary Guitarist Les Paul at his home in Mahwah - 8-2-07
Bucky Pizzarelli & Friends - Concert @ Hosmer Hall - Potsdam NY - 3-24-11
Dennis Mackrel - RK - SUNY College President Dr. John "Fritz" Schwaller -
Bucky Pizzarelli - Ken Peplowski - Jay Leonhart - What a great day!
Dee Daniels w Wycliffe Gordon -  Houston Person - RK - @ Dizzy's Club Coca Cola 4-5-11 - "I do get out once in a great while!"
Jazz PA 2012 - RK w Dennis Mackrel - Houston Person - Jay Anderson - Catherine Dupuis
1980 Resorts International - Atlantic City - RK w Frank Sinatra & Dean Martin
My first gig with Mr. Sinatra. Ah to be young - I was wearing a thin suit!
Notice the Boesendorfer Concert Grand (with the extra keys!)
I performed the low D solo at the end of the "Summer Me Winter Me" chart!
RK w Lyricist Deirdre Broderick AND Tom & Carolyn Meehan!
 
Grand Opening - Hotel Paris - Las Vegas - 1999
Charles Aznavour w vocalist/daughter Katia
"He always made me get dressed up
and dye my hair for these photos!"
"Who are those people with RK?"
@ The Golden Nugget - Atlantic City c. 1985
Photo By Marvin Hamlisch!
"with Chris Connor before I was born"
 
"Vic Damone at Westbury Music Fair"
 
Richie Havens in Las Vegas
 
2006 @ The Knick w Bucky & Martin Wind
 
RK RM and BAND
The Rita Moreno Orchestra - In Carmel-By The Sea - January 30, 2011
Teddy Sommer, RK, Rita and Andrew Higgins
 
Marian McPartland in the International Studios of PIANO JAZZ

                 Dennis Mackrel & David Finck at Steinway Hall
with Gregory Hines after a drenching Charles Aznavour concert in LA - 1998
 Mid 1980's - Annie Ross w David Finck, Mel Lewis, RK
 @ The Legendary Michael's Pub - a 4 week engagement!
RK w Munster Germany siren Ute Lemper at Joe's Pub - Sept 9, 2001
2 days before life changed for all of us...
Rex Reed - Sally Kellerman - RK - @ The Knickerbocker 4-1-11
The Catherine Dupuis Sextet @ The Bahai Center - Gillespie Auditorium - 2-1-11
Jay Anderson - Warren Odze - RK - Dan Block - Catherine Dupuis
Bruce Bonvissuto - Glenn Drewes
RK w Marvin Hamlisch - 5/5/07 BergenPac, NJ
A rarely seen convergence of the original "Bird Fly By Trio"!
Dennis Mackrel - RK - Jay Anderson - October 2012

Lise Avery Super Session 4-23-14
Phil Bulla - Lise Avery - RK - Jay Anderson - Dennis Mackrel - Ted Nash - James Chirillo
 
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