Russell Hill


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Former President
Company Name
Coyle Music Center

Russell Hill first met Ziggy Coyle in 1957 when the famed retailer hired Russ to help with the business side of the company.  Ziggy and Russ made a wonderful team as Russ minded the numbers while Ziggy was out playing and promoting the store.  The company grew to several locations throughout Ohio and Russ played a vital supportive role in its growth.  Russ was also a key factor in Ziggy's involvement with NASMD (as a founder) and NAMM (serving as president of the Board) by running the company while Ziggy traveled.