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Friday, 14 May 2010

Donna Austin

Name: Donna Austin
Born: Unknown

Profile: She is an American musician, singer and guitarist, mostly known for her blues style SRV's techniques. Her spirituality and supernova energy are a gifted quality that few possess. She is rich in diversity and master of many styles, Austin's passion and perfection are dedicated to her life's true love, music.

History: Started to play guitar in her early teens, where she will practice countless of hours with the instrument and knew that one day she will be a great musician as her idol Jimi Hendrix.

Several years ago, Austin moved to Florida and decided to make it her new home, where she had been playing in several concerts in central Florida and up and down the east coast while working on her first album project entitle 'Spirit of the Gypsy Rose'. When not on the road she is either writing, in the studio or rehearsing from 8 to 10 hours a day, but never failing to keep her high profile.

Austin is often seen out and about at some of the local concert halls, from Universal Studio's - 'Hard Rock Live', Disney's - 'House of Blues' and also TV and radio interviews, to name a few.

The music of Miss Austin captures the essence and purity of some of her great mentors in every genres, such as Jimi Hendrix (Rock) , Stevie Ray Vaughan (Blues) and Wes Montgomery (Jazz).

Influences: Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Carlos Santana, Eric Johnson, Wes Montgomery, Joe Pass, Django Reinhardt, Tony Mottola, Tommy Garrett, Julian Bream, Carlos Montoya, Charlie Byrd, Chet Atkins, Jerry Reed, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Bonnie Raitt, Roy Block, Jim McCarty, BB King and J. Winters

Axology: Fender Statocaster and her favorite guitar; a custom-made yellow Telecaster with black pickguard

Signature song(s): Sunset Strip - Donna Austin

Link(s): (Official website)

"I meet a lot of guitar players but, Donna Austin is absolutely an awesome singer and guitar player." - Sammy Demo

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