Leon Russell is a legendary musician and songwriter from Tulsa, Oklahoma who has been performing his gospel-infused southern boogie piano rock, blues, and country music for over 50 years. Leon was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2011.
Leon led the famous Joe Cocker "Mad Dogs & Englishmen" tour and performed with George Harrison and Friends at the Concert For Bangladesh. He has played with Eric Clapton, The Beach Boys, Ray Charles, Edgar Winter, Dave Mason and countless other artists. He performed his song 'Dixie Lullabye’ with the Zac Brown Band at the 2010 Grammys.
His songwriting credits include 'A Song For You', ‘Delta Lady’, ‘Hummingbird’, ‘Lady Blue’, ‘Back To The Island’, ‘Tight Rope’, and ‘This Masquerade’. Leon and Sir Elton John recorded a duet album, The Union, with T-Bone Burnett as the producer.