Gus Russo

Gus Russo is a veteran investigative reporter, musician, and author. Before writing such well-known books as Gangsters and Good Fellas, he was a professional musician, composer, bandleader, and private instructor, playing with such acts as John Phillips, The New Mamas and Papas, Phoebe Snow, Michael Murphy, The Byrds, Livingston Taylor, Poco, Mary Travers (Peter, Paul and Mary), Commander Cody, and Firefall. He has recently published Boomer Days.