Aaron Austin – Opening Act Class

From the first note, Aaron Austin possesses a distinctive sound with stylistic diversity. With instrumentations ranging from funk edged jazz to electric R&B, Austin has mesmerized audiences across the United States and Europe. Born on the coast of North Carolina, Austin took up the guitar at age 13, inspired by a multitude of players including Derek Trucks, John Scofield, Wayne Kranz, Bill Frisell, Jimi Hendrix, and John Mayer. In 2010, Austin joined Asheville's soulful blues roots rock band The Broadcast, and began touring full time. In 2015, Austin and the band traveled to California to record with multi grammy award winner Jim Scott (Tedeschi Trucks Band, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tom Petty, Johnny Cash). Since 2015, Aaron Austin Trio has supported The Broadcast on tour and performed hundreds of times in over 10 different countries.

Lessons With Aaron:

Aaron is a patient, reliable and encouraging teacher. A seasoned player with the guitar, bass, drums, and piano. Aaron works well with children and adults on both a beginning and advanced level, and will tailor each lesson to the student depending on their needs. Aaron has experience teaching various styles of instrumentation ranging from rock, jazz, folk, blues, r&b, and pop and has applied these both in lessons with students and performances onstage across the globe. Aaron gentle approach toward his students sets a strong foundation for aspiring musicians to advance quickly and enthusiastically.

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