Andrei Russo holds the crown of percussionist in the Dutch dance scene. The impressive variety of instruments he uses for performances makes him very versatile in collaboration with DJ’s of many musical styles.
On completion of his study at the world renowned Conservatory in Amsterdam he toured as a drummer/percussionist with a show bands in Brazil and South Africa. He significantly expanded his musical boundaries over the years, even taking in Big Band Swing and Pop, right through to Theatre and Latin American music. He has also given drum lessons and percussion workshops in his spare time.
Andrei’s successful studio production collaboration with DJ’s/producers Madskillz (“Caliente”), Roog (“Ekudad/Crusaders”), with D-Rashid (“Cashmere”, “Sensual”, “Balada Village”), Gregor Salto, Franklin Rodriques (“African Force”, “Don’t touch my funx radio”) etc and played at all the top Dutch festivals and events including Dance Valley, Lowlands, Innercity, Hed Kandi, Oohchic, Racism Beat It, Latin Village and Mysteryland. He has completed a tour with Bacardi Bat Beats and Brutal tour throughout the country including the MXTronica Tour in Russia.
He has also expanded into international territory across Europe, Brazil, Curacao, Surinam, Cabo Verde, South Africa, Libanon and played as supporting act for (inter)national DJ’s like Dimitri From Paris, Junior Jack & Kid Creme, Lucien Foort, Sidney Samson, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, Gregor Salto, Quintino, Chuckie, Shermanology etc.
From 2014 he joined a Celebrity Summit and Royal Caribbean cruises through Caribbean sea, Europe and Canada.