Russel Walder

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RUSSEL WALDER IS A SONIC INNOVATOR, JAZZ ARTIST AND FILM COMPOSER. His range of scores, sounds, and film music covers the musical landscape with a unique originality. As a musician and oboist his sound has been described as mesmerizing, transforming, haunting, profound and astonishingly beautiful. Russel Walder has gained international distinction for his virtuosity, musicianship and profound interpretation of improvised musical forms. The oboe is little known outside of classical music and rarely played to it’s full potential: in the hands of Walder it has become recognized for its haunting spiritual sound and expressive range.