Jeff Russo

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Jeff Russo
Jeff Russo
Background information
Born (1969-08-31) August 31, 1969 (age 47)
Origin U.S.
Genres Acoustic Rock
Occupation(s) Composer, songwriter, guitarist, vocalist, music producer
Years active 1993–present
Associated acts Tonic, Low Stars, Wendy and Lisa

Jeff Russo (born August 31, 1969) is an American composer, songwriter, guitarist, vocalist and music producer, best known as one of the two founding members of American rock band Tonic. He is also a founding member of acoustic rock band Low Stars.

Recently he has scored films, TV programs and commercials, including the ABC dramas The Unusuals and My Generation, the NBC drama Crossing Jordan, the USA network show Necessary Roughness, the CBS network show Hostages and currently scores the FX drama Fargo and the Starz drama Power. He scored the second seasons of Extant, replacing Marcelo Zarvos and CSI: Cyber. He has worked with fellow composers Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman.

Russo and his wife, musician Nina Gordon, of the band Veruca Salt, have two children together.



Year Album
1996 Lemon Parade
1999 Live and Enhanced
1999 Sugar
2002 Head on Straight
2009 A Casual Affair: The Best of Tonic
2010 Tonic
2016 Lemon Parade Revisited

Guest Appearance[edit]

Year Album
2016 TAMA GIRARD "When I Think of You" (Single)

Low Stars[edit]

Year Album
2007 Calling All Friends EP
2007 Low Stars


Year Album
2007-8 Make Me Feel Good About Me (unreleased)


Year Series
2014–15 Fargo
2015 Tut
2016 Fargo Year 2
2016 American Gothic
2016 The Night Of
2017 Legion

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