Russell Broom
Guitarmania lX (2008)

Best known for his work as guitarist and producer with Jann Arden over the past 14 years, where he has played an integral role in Ardenís creation of a pair each of platinum and gold records, Russell Broom has also collected his own armload of awards and garnered fans all over the world.

He has shared the stage with Sting, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton and performed on such pop culture favourites as The Tonight Show, Live with Regis and Kelly, Dick Clark's New Years Eve, Good Morning America, VH1 and MuchMusic.

The Calgary-based guitarist is a first-call studio and performing musician for international artists from every genre and style, including Chixdiggit, Tariq, Josh Groban, Sam Roberts, Mae Moore, Sheri-D Wilson, Wil and a host of others.

An in-demand composer/arranger/producer, he has also created a large body of work for film and television, among them Flames TV, Makeover Wish, ABC Monday Night Football, MuchMoreMusic and many others.

Gaining international attention and acclaim, Russell has been recognized with multiple awards including a Juno for Songwriter of the Year (along with several nominations), WCMA awards for Producer of the Year (twice) and Musician of the Year, and several industry awards including three SOCAN and an AMPIA