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Russell Harrison

Nga Puhi 

From taking the stage at 9 years old, Russell Harrison has become one of the most recognised entertainers in New Zealand. Predominantly recognised as a soul and R'n'B singer he has built a diverse portfolio of performances that include:

 

Previous experience
Musicals ( West Side Story / Rock Nativity / Grease / Oklahoma / Ali Baba & the 40 Thieves - alongside Rob Guest ) Film (What Becomes of the Broken Hearted / Mt Zion)
Television (Lotto Presenter/Singing Bee)
MC and Performer at Major Events (Xmas in the Park / Wellington 7's/World Shearing Champs/Lakeside 2008)
Corporate Clients (Vodafone/Telecom/Team NZ/NZ Rugby/Stein lager/Peugeot/Mercedes Benz)
International Performances (Samoa/Fiji/Hawaii/Kuala Lumpur/ Singapore/Shanghai/Hong Kong)

He performs regularly with his own Group The Brown Brothers whose focus is on a tribute to soul music. The Howard Morrison Trio - dedicated to the music of New Zealand's greatest entertainer Sir Howard Morrison & The Hit Men - a group specifically focused on the music of the Rat Pack & Motown.

Current work
He organises and delivers events, he regularly features as a voice- over for ads, he is a well-known Master of Ceremonies at Major events throughout New Zealand, he has acted in NZ Films (What becomes of the Broken Hearted and Mt Zion) he has released his own "covers" album called Reflections and most recently has added travelling the world performing on Cruise Ships as part of his Portfolio.