Russ Lossing

pianist . composer . improviser

       NYC  Performances


David Adler Top 10, Nov. 2015New York City Jazz Record Article  here

Hot House Magazine article   here

Russ Lossing, Eclipse (Aqua Piazza)

Named RISING STAR in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020 Downbeat Critics Poll

Sept 15, 2019 new release 'Ways' on

Hathut Records new label  -   ezz-thetics

Masa Kamaguchi & Billy Mintz

a set of improvised music


CD release date January 8, 2021

Russ Lossing


Kyoko Kitamura  voice

Russ Lossing  piano

Adam Kolker  bass clarinet

Mark Helias  bass

Two Song cycles composed by Russ Lossing based on the poems of Zen Masters Ryokan Taigu and Dogen Zenji, monks from the 18th & 13th Century, respectively.

Tracks 1-5, Ryokan

Tracks 6-10, Dogen

Chamber improvisation, song, poetry, sprechstimme and beautiful compositions.

The musical empathy is obvious.

-Mark Helias 2020

Russ Lossing


Sunnyside Records

Russ Lossing - piano

Loren Stillman - alto and soprano saxophone

John H├ębert - bass

Michael Sarin - drums

8 compositions by Russ Lossing

" iconoclast in the best sense of the word, a true innovator."

- All About Jazz