Russell Nollen


A lifelong musician specializing in guitar, I have taught thousands of guitar students over the course of three decades, performed a wide variety of styles and gigs as a session musician, produced music for other artists and for myself. I currently work as a solo artist, producer, and private music teacher.





What is music to you? What does it give you?


What is your music dream?

That's for me to know and you to find out.

If you could change the world - what would you start with?


Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Take Me Home Country Roads

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

The Beatles

What inspires you to make music?

The music itself

What is the message you want to send with your music?


How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?

Depends on the gig and audience. Between nervous and excited

How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

Too broad of a question to give a specific answer

What do you think of Drooble?

Interesting idea

What frustrates you most as a musician?

My own limitations

Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?

Not much, really.

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

Skills and passion