Born in Brooklyn New York and raised in Queens, Russell Zak was exposed to all styles of music that emanated from AM and FM Radio.
Russell joined two cover bands in the 70’s that played the Manhatten, Brooklyn, Queens, and Long Island circuit with the Hooded Nightmare and Streetwise.
In the late 70’s, Russell joined The Yorkers and had some commercial success with two singles out on the radio stations.
Currently residing in Long Island New York, Russell is doing what he loves best as a guitarist and singer in “The Vital Signs Band” and “The Maverick Soul Band” “Smokin” a Boston Tribute and “Electric Temple” a Tribute to the music of the band “The Cult” as well as his Original “Russell Zak Band” where Russell played all instruments on his current and Past Library of songs in all Genres. Russell is currently on internet Radio Rotation out playing live and has several songs written by Russell Zak and Steve Messana for the soon to be out Movie Comedy, “Gender Bender. ”
Russell Zak is one of the Top Instrumental Artist today. Russell has held a long standing number One and Two Ranking Artist in the Instrumental, Rock, Pop, and R&B Genres on reverbnation.com/russellzak
His long History as a recording / Touring Artist has mixed him in with many successful names in the music Industry. Currently, Russell is in the studio recording New Material for a hopeful 2017 Fall release.
You can hear some of Russell Zak tunes on various Radio stations or visit and like his websites and purchase his songs.