Russell Morris & Darren James
At any function, from corporate to club level, Darren James and Russell Morris will supply an entertainment package to suit any occasion; from a motivated business seminar to a corporate sports day or a celebratory function of any kind.
Individually, Darren and Russell have very successful careers and together they share a strong friendship and love of all sports and years of experience in the Australian entertainment industry.
With Darren's sense of humor and MCing ability, combined with Russell’s music, you are guaranteed an occasion to remember.
Russell Morris has been an icon of the Australian music industry since the 1960s. His classic hits include 'The Real Thing', 'Sweet, Sweet Love', 'Rachael', 'Part Three Into Paper Walls', 'The Girl That I Love' and 'Wings Of An Eagle'.
Russell has also had substantial involvement in the country music area. He has written hit country songs for Anne Kirkpatrick (No. 1 record Out Of The Blue), The Crosby Sisters and Col Joye. In Recent Times, a host of young Australian artists, including Kylie Minogue, The Whipper Snappers and the Third Eye have rediscovered and recorded his songs. Working Dog's follow-up movie to The Castle, The Dish, included his songs in the soundtrack.
The AFL used 'The Real Thing' as their football theme for the year 2000. Russell has been working both in Australia and overseas in concert and cabaret with Darryl Cotton, Ronnie Burns and Jim Keays since 1995.
Darren James' career in radio commenced in 1979 as a sound technician at radio 3AW. His work with the Derryn Hinch show took him to China, Ethiopia, San Francisco, New York, London and India. He co-produced an entry, which won 1st prize in the New York Radio Awards in 1984.
It was not long before his other talents were recognized and Darren found himself in front of the microphone. His on air partnership with Bruce Mansfield made them the No. 1 breakfast presenters on Melbourne radio for five years.
FM Music Radio was the next to benefit from Darren's exuberant personality. His interest and knowledge of music was developed and led to his meeting and subsequent friendship with Russell.
Talk radio beckoned and Darren's broadcasting skills were again required at 3AW. His warm yet humorous personality ensures his ratings are constantly No. 1. His program presentations include gardening, sport, finance and current affairs. He has been a regular contributor to the Coodabeen Champions since 1979.
Client Comments for Russell Morris & Darren James
Russell Morris & Darren James travels from Victoria Australia
- Darren's MC task was undertaken very confidently and provided a nice feel to the evening. His act with Russell went over very well proving their professionalism and talent. Their friendly banter provided light entertainment and Russell sounded sensational. He is truly a talent. As a duo act they are wonderful – 10/10!
Franklin Printing Group