Carl Rust was born in Kentucky and grew up in northwest Ohio. He hasbeen a newspaperman, a factory worker, a teacher, a chef, a wrestler, a bottle washer, a dog walker, and an author, singer, songwriter, and filmmaker. He has been writing and performing music for 20 years. He has produced 10 albums of original music. He currently lives in Indiana with his wife Robin, a dog and a cat. He loves his job as an assistant principal at an elementary school and plays music as often as he can. Rust’s music has been described as an eclectic mix of rock, folk, blues, and elements of country and jazz. Lately he has written some songs aimed at children ages 4-11.
Carl Rust is the only son of two vagabond performance artists who put on plays in the middle of many a Mexican street, begging for coins from strangers. He went on to develop mulitple personalities and various mental disorders. He has been a newspaperman, a factory worker, a teacher, a chef, a bottle washer, a dog walker, and an author, singer, songwriter, filmmaker..