Russ Garner is a New Jersey born groove machine that found his home in Nashville, TN. Russ has been studying and playing drums for over 24 years including graduated from Berklee College of Music. While there Russ studied with Gary Chaffie, Skip Hadden, Sterling Campbell, and many more. Russ is now the Musical Director and Drummer for Season 17 Voice winner Jake Hoot. Russ has also performed many drum clinics throughout the southeast and also master classes with Guitarist Larry Mitchell. Russ also has a Music business degree and is the owner of Two businesses Little Dog Entertainment and Aftershow Audio both located in Nashville, TN. Russ’ specialty styles, are Funk, Pop, Rock, Country, Jazz, and R&B.