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Luis Russell (6 August 1902 - 11 December 1963) was a jazz pianist and bandleader.

Luis Carl Russell was born on Careening Cay, near Bocas del Toro, Panama, in a family of Afro-Caribbean ancestry. His father was a music teacher, and young Luis learned to play violin, guitar, trombone, and piano. He began playing professionally accompanying silent film by 1917, then played at a casino in the city of Colón, Panama.

In 1919 he won 3000 United States dollars in a… read more

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