1's & 0's are for robots. Analog Tape is the highest fidelity possible. If you want to emotionally connect to sound, bring Mrs. Russell into your living room with your very own Master Tape Copy of her stellar 2023 performance at Studio47 in Brooklyn. Two 10.5 inch reels, running 15ips, on Recording the Masters tape, this limited edition, premium set brings you music you can physically feel. Sound is a multi-sensory experience, and only tape can deliver what we are craving. 

Volume 1

Send for Me (4:39)
Ollie Jones
Wednesday Music

Early in the Morning (3:38)
Louis Jordan, Leo Hickman, Dallas Bartley
Kobalt Music, Cherio Corporation

It's Right Here for You (4:20)
Edna Alexander, Marion Dickerson
Public Domain

At the Swing Cats Ball (3:15)
Luis Russell / William Campbell
Spikedriver Music

Bocas Del Toro (3:27)
Luis Carl Russell
BMG Firefly

Going Back to New Orleans (3:49)
Joseph Liggins
Sony / ATV Songs

I Want to Talk About You (4:52)
Billy Eckstine
Unichappel Music Inc, Anne Rachel Music Corp

Volume 2

Tear Drops From My Eyes (4:36)
Ruby Toombs
Simon House, Unichappell Music Inc.

You Stepped Out Of A Dream (4:11)
Nacio Herb Brown, Gus Kahn
Primary Wave Songs

You're Not The Only Oyster In The Straw (4:19)
Johnny Burke, Harold Spina
Songs For Mojo

The Touch Of Your Lips (4:43)
Ray Noble
Jerry Leiber Music, Silver Seahorse, Range Road

Doctor Jazz (3:56)
Joe "King" Oliver, Walter Melrose
Universal-McA Music Publishing, MPL Music Publishing

When Did You Leave Heaven (5:13)
Richard A. Whiting, Walter Bullock
EMI April Music, EMI Robbins Catalog

Catherine Russell

Vocalist Catherine Russell is a native New Yorker, born into musical royalty. Her father, the late Luis Russell, was a legendary pianist / composer / bandleader, and Louis Armstrong's long-time musical director.

Her mother, the late Carline Ray, was a pioneering vocalist / guitarist / bassist who performed with International Sweethearts of Rhythm, Mary Lou Williams, and Sy Oliver.

Catherine’s professional life began early. After graduating with honors from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, she toured and recorded with Carrie Smith, Steely Dan, David Bowie, Cyndi Lauper, Paul Simon, Jackson Browne, Michael Feinstein, Levon Helm, Toshi Reagon and Rosanne Cash, among others, appearing on over 200 albums.

A voice that wails like a horn and whispers like a snake in the Garden of Eden.

— NPR

Raw talent that keeps us on the edge of our seat!

— Ryan O’Connor, co-founder 

Our Studio

At Reel to Reel Haven Studio, we're always recording straight to tape! There's no un-do button in here.

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Our Recording Process

Our recording process is 100% analog, maintaining the original wave form from microphone to your very own ¼ inch master tape copy.

Traveling from the mic’s through our SSL AWS 924 Delta console, to the 2 inch Otari MX-80, the signal never touches a digital interface.

The original recording is then mastered to a ½ inch 2 track Otari MTR-10 with brand new Flux Magnetics heads.

From there, ¼ master tape copies are produced on one of several Studer and Otari ¼ mastering tape recorders.

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