- Russ DeSalvo
Russ DeSalvo is a producer,
arranger, songwriter, and guitarist.
DeSalvo works with
Celine Dion, Lionel Richie(DeSalvo played guitar and synthesizeron the "Definitive Collection" CD), Laura Pausini, and Kyle Archer (guitar on the "Addin' Somethin' In" CD).
In April 2006 DeSalvo and British singer/songwriter Natascha Sohl [http://www.nataschasohl.com/newsDetail.asp?NewsID=263] released a single entitled "Naked," material that they wrote and recorded.
DeSalvo was the composer of, and the writer of "Real Life" and "Feels Like Love" on, Barbie Diaries (2006), an
Desalvo was formerly published by Sir
Paul McCartney's music publishing company ( MPL Communications), INC, EMI MusicPublishing, and Warner/Chappell Music.
Current arranging and writing
Desalvo is currently writing and arranging for
Disney's Princess Stores; scoring, producing, writing, and arranging for Mattel's BarbieDiaries & Barbie 6 Series; and writing collaborations with Amber Claire ( Sony/BMG- New Zealand), Ross Copperman(Sony/BMG - UK), James Carrington (Cheeky Music/ Champion Records- UK), Greg Johnson( Capitol Records- New Zealand), and Kristy Frank (Ruff Nation/Universal).
DeSalvo is represented by Aimee Berger, President of 2 Generations SPA Music Management (2G), a
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=Discography [http://music.msn.com/artist/?artist=16219343&menu=credits&itemsPerPage=30&sb=1&startingItem=1] =
Freak of Nature," Anastacia, 2001-03, Guitar (Acoustic), Arranger, Keyboards
Not That Kind," Anastacia, 2001, Guitar (Acoustic), Arranger, Keyboards
*"How We Roll," The Barrio Boyzz, 1995,
*"Donde Quiera Que Estes," 1993, 2005, The Barrio Boyzz, Soloist, Guitarra Concheros
*"Ven a Mi," The Barrio Boyzz, 1997, Guitar
*"Guitar Crazy Coolin'," The Barrio Boyzz, 1992, Guitar
*"Love And Freedom,"
BeBe Winans, 2000, Guitar, Arranger, Keyboards, Producer
*"I'm No Angel,"
Carole Davis, 1993, Guitar
These Are Special Times," Celine Dion, 1998 & 2000, Guitar, Arranger
The Colour of My Love," Celine Dion, 2002, Keyboards
One Heart," Celine Dion, 2003, Guitar, Piano, Arranger, Keyboards
The Colour of My Love," Celine Dion, 1993, Keyboards
Falling Into You," Celine Dion, 1996, Guitar
I Drove All Night/I Know What Love Is," Celine Dion, 2003, Guitar, Piano, Arranger, Keyboards
Just No Other Way," CoCo Lee, 2000, Arranger
*" Innocent Eyes,"
Delta Goodrem, 2003, Synthesizer, Guitar, Arranger
Positively Somewhere," Jennifer Paige, 2001-03, Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar (Electric), Keyboards, Programming, Producer
*"Everything's Kool & The Gang: Greatest Hits & More,"
Kool & the Gang, 1988, Guitar
Kristine W, 2000, Guitar
*" From the Inside,"
Laura Pausini, 2002 & 2004, Guitar
The Definitive Collection, Lionel Richie, 2003, Synthesizer, Guitar, Arranger
Lionel Richie, 2002, Synthesizer, Guitar, Arranger
LMNT, 2002, Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar, Guitar (Electric)
Lou Reed, 2003, Guitar, Arranger, Keyboards
*"Shut Up and Kiss Me,"
Michelle Wright, 2004, Guitar (Acoustic), Arranger, Guitar (Electric), Keyboards, Producer, Keyboard Programming
*"Return to Love,"
Nana Mouskouri, 1997, Guitar (Acoustic), Arranger, Keyboards
*"A Rosie Christmas,"
Rosie O'Donnell, 1999, Guitar, Arranger, Keyboards, Keyboard Programming
*"Another Rosie Christmas," Rosie O'Donnell, 2000, Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar, Arranger, Keyboards
*"Purest of Pain,"
Son by Four, 2000, Synthesizer, Guitar (Acoustic), Arranger, Keyboards
Songs from the Crystal Cave," Steven Seagal, 2004, Synthesizer, Guitar (Acoustic), Arranger, Guitar (Electric)
Love Child," Sweet Sensation, 1990, Guitar, Guitar (Electric)
Tony Terry, 1991, Guitar
Ally McBeal: For Once in My Life," featuring Vonda Shepard, various artists, 2001, Guitar, Keyboards, Programming
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