Given birth to Brenda Gordon, Russell is really a spirit singer, composer, and keyboardist. Her family members relocated to Toronto when she was 12. Ultimately, she and her spouse, Brian Russell, hosted the Canadian Television series Music Machine. They relocated to LA in 1973 where they both worked well as session music artists. They documented together beneath the name Brian & Brenda in 1978, but their music had not been received well. Following the couple’s divorce, Brenda embarked on a single career. She authorized with A&M and released two albums, Brenda Russell (1979) and Like Life (1981). After that she turned to Warner Bros. and released Two Eye in 1983. Time for A&M, she released her most widely used album, ARRIVE HERE (1988), which presented the very best Ten solitary “Piano at night” sung with Joe Esposito of Brooklyn Dreams. She received 1988 Grammy nominations for Track of the entire year and Greatest Pop Duo Functionality (for “Piano at night”), in addition to best Pop Feminine Vocal (for ARRIVE HERE). Following a last A&M record, 1990’s Kiss Me Using the Blowing wind, she agreed upon with EMI in 1991 and released Spirit Talkin’ in 1993. However the association lasted for only 1 record, and she proceeded to go without a documenting contract for another seven years, re-emerging in July 2000 with Paris Rainfall on Hidden Seaside. She has performed session work with Barbra Streisand, Elton John, and Bette Midler, and her music have been documented by Streisand, Luther Vandross, and Donna Summertime, among others.