Russell Cook (musician)

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Russell Cook
OriginOklahoma, United States
Occupation(s)Musician, instrument maker
InstrumentsHammered dulcimer

Russell Cook is a hammered dulcimer builder and player from Oklahoma, United States.[1]

Russell won first place in the 1981 Walnut Valley National Hammered Dulcimer Championship held in Winfield, Kansas. Cook built his first dulcimer in 1979, and has gone on to build hammered dulcimers. He originally operated under the name Wood 'N Strings. In 1991, he merged with Mark and Steve Tindle to form Master Works, which is now located in Bennington, Oklahoma.


  • Red Haired Boy, n/a
  • Timeless, 1993
  • Morning Has Broken, 1988
  • Hark!, 1990
  • Reminisce, 1991
  • Precious Memories, 1992
  • Classical Journeys: Going Home, 1994
  • White Christmas, 1998
  • Love Me Tender, 2000
  • Twilight in the Highlands, 2002


  1. ^ Lassek, Pj (2008). Oklahoma curiosities : quirky characters, roadside oddities & other offbeat stuff. Guilford, Conn.: Globe Pequot Press. ISBN 9780762741267.

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