16-time Grammy Award winning Thom Russo has worked with Eric Clapton, Audioslave, Juanes, Michael Jackson, Maná,
Macy Gray, System of a Down, Alejandro Sanz and Jay-Z, among others. This is his official online home.
Felix y Gil's debut album out via Sony Music Mexico was produced, co-written and mixed by Thom Russo.
Rulo y la Contrabanda's new album "Basado en Hechos Reales", out via Warner Music Spain, was produced, co-written and mixed by Thom Russo.
Gina Chavez's new EP "La Que Manda" features songs produced, co-written and mixed by Thom Russo.
Thomas Buttenschøn's album "Doin' My Drugs" was produced, co-written and mixed by Thom Russo.
Thom Russo is currently in co-writes with artists and songwriters; he works from his North Hollywood recording studio "The WoomRoom".
Early in his career, Thom Russo experienced sessions with some of the giants in pop and R&B – Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Diana Ross, Cher, Babyface and Prince. He quickly started a progression into what would be a career stamped with deep diversity, musically and culturally. While beginning to frequently remix, In 1997 he worked on his first Grammy-winning track, Eric Clapton’s “Change the World,” which won for both Record and Song of the Year. Johnny Cash’s “Man Comes Around” also snagged a Grammy nomination for Thom in later years, while his work with Latin rock superstar Juanes has secured him an astounding 12 Grammy awards to date, from Latin and Anglo Grammy’s combined.
Marking the beginning of a long string of Latin rock hits, Thom has continued to work with powerhouse artists all over the latin world, including as Mana ( mexico ), Alejandro Sanz (Spain), Aterciopelados ( Columbia), indie critic favs KINKY ( mexico), and cutting edge newcomers like the Spanish flamenco-hardcore artist, Huecco. In 2008, he produced the violin virtuoso Lili Haydn’s most recent record, a project bridging the gap between classical and rock, and bringing in yet another genre.
Recently, he completed the sophomore release for the Mexican / anglo superstars Jesse and Joy, who took best new artist Grammy in 2007. The record, “Electricidad”, peaked at #3 on the national Billboard charts and first single reached #4.
These days you can never tell where Thom might leave his mark: on a rock supergroup (Audioslave), on a soundtrack for the a hollywood blockbuster ( “Spider-Man”) or on a bona fide pop music / culture phenomenon (Jay-Z’s “99 Problems”).