Kris Russell

Instrument: Vocalist

Jazz Vocalist Kris Russell was born and raised in Sacramento, California. As a teenager, she discovered her passion for singing jazz music, but recalls singing from the early age of seven years old . While most of her friends were listening to folk or rock music, Kris was listening to and learning from her parents and their vast collection of jazz recordings. Both of her parents were working jazz musicians and together they formed “The Jerry Murphy Quartet” entertaining in and around Northern California and Sacramento for over 40 years.

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