Carla Russell is a well known singer in the Muscle
Shoals, AL recording industry, and live music scene in North Alabama and
Southern Tennessee. Her vocal influences vary from Classic Rhythm & Blues, Soul
to Rock & Roll such as Aretha Franklin, Mavis Staples, Etta James, Otis Redding,
Big Mama Thornton, Janis Joplin, Robert Plant and Ann Wilson.
In addition to KOZMIC MAMA, Carla also performs with “The
Muscle Shoals All Star Band”, which includes members of the legendary “Swampers
Rhythm Section”. They’ve performed with an array of internationally known
artists and at many prestigious events including “The Alabama Music Hall of
Fame” induction ceremonies.
Carla Russell has recorded with producers Rick Hall, Rodney
Hall, Johnny Sandlin, Jimmy Johnson, Bob Ezrin, Jimmy Nutt, Mark Harrelson, Mike
McGuire, Bud McGuire and more! Here are just a few of the artist’s albums she’s
PHISH-2014-Fuego, Jemp Records
ALECIA KEYS-2013-Movie Soundtrack “Muscle Shoals”
CLARENCE CARTER-2011-Nutt House Records
GARY NICHOLS-2005-Dreamworks Records
CLARENCE CARTER-2003-Muscle Shoals Records
RUSSELL SMITH-2002-The End is Not in Sight, Fame
CHUCK LEAVELL-1998-What’s in the Bag, Capricorn
JIMMY HALL-1996-Rendezvous with the Blues, Capricorn
GREGG ALLMAN-1995-Searchin’ for Simplicity,
Matt Shook & Carla Russell sang on the USA Network Television series "THE BIG EASY."