Russ Hitt is a Nashville-based singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and composer of relaxing, ambient instrumental music and nostalgic Holiday music whose fans describe as "healing", "uniquely inspirational", "haunting and soulful", and having "a depth of soul with special talent for expressing emotion".
His passion for writing and composing originates from the experience of music as a powerful agent of change, inspiration, healing and hope as well as a catalyst and companion for celebration, nostalgia and grief.
Russ stands out with introspective and sophisticated arrangements, breathing new life into familiar holiday seasonal favorites and fresh original material with a distinct nostalgic flavor.
Russ has self-released two albums including 2014's The Longest Night: Christmas Songs of Lament & Longing, which takes a unique approach to holiday music by exploring and weaving together themes of lament, longing and hope.
In 2017 Russ released his second full length instrumental album titled The Longing For Home: Songs for the Holidays.
In addition, Russ also releases instrumental singles and composes in the world of corporate advertising.