"Composing music is not a solitary undertaking, but rather a collaborative process that involves realizing the intent of my directors and producers and visualizing from a sonic standpoint their vision and bringing it to life."
Survivor Season 27 "Blood vs. Water" Album
Is blood really thicker than water? That's the question Survivor will seek to answer in its 27th Season, which pits 10 returning players against their children, siblings and significant others.
At the 60th Annual Creative Arts Primetime Emmys on September 13th, 2008, Russ won his first Emmy for his inspired main title to the reality TV series "Pirate Master". The theme features a possessed violin melody over the top of an epic nautical shanty. Russ was previously nominated for his themes to "Survivor" and "seaQuest 2032."