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Russell Haight

Russell Haight
Russell Haight



Hailing from upstate New York but based in Texas since 2004, artist/teacher Russell Haight has performed with many of the state’s top artists, as well as with Shelly Berg, Tim Hagans, Carmen Bradford, André Mehmari, Taylor Hicks, Rufus Reid, and George Duke. Earning a Bachelor of Science degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, his master’s and DMA degrees in jazz performance are from The University of Texas at Austin. Prior to joining Texas State University, Dr. Haight served as Instructor of jazz and saxophone at Auburn University and Lecturer in applied saxophone at the Texas A&M University–Kingsville.