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2015-2016Best Austin Musicians

Bass
Bruce Hughes

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. Tiffany Baltierra (Tiarra Girls)
3. Kenneth Null (Gina Chavez)
4. Elliot Morgan (Riders Against the Storm)
5. Omar Vallejo
6. Minh Tran (More Cowbell)
7. Matt Parmenter (Quiet Company)
8. Javier Cruz (Conjunto los Pinkys)
9. Jack O'Brien (Bright Light Social Hour)
10. Speedy Sparks

Drums/Percussion
Conrad Choucroun

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. Dave Johnson & Dario Aravena (Riders Against the Storm)
3. Keith Langford (Shinyribs)
4. Joel Laviolette (Rattletree Marimba)
5. Brannen Temple
6. Mike Buck
7. Sophia Baltierra (Tiarra Girls)
8. Drew D'Entremont
9. J.J. Johnson
10. Alex Vallejo

Female Vocals
Patricia Vonne

photo by John Anderson

2. Gina Chavez
3. Tori Baltierra (Tiarra Girls)
4. Lex Land
5. Carolyn Wonderland
6. Emily Gimble (Asleep at the Wheel)
7. Nagavalli
8. Tameca Jones
9. Sabrina Ellis (Sweet Spirit)
10. Alesia Lani

Guitar
Ulrich Ellison

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. A.J. Vallejo
3. Tori Baltierra (Tiarra Girls)
4. Jon Sanchez
5. Tommy Blank (Quiet Company)
6. Van Wilks
7. Sam Pace
8. John Pointer
9. Eric Tessmer
10. Eve Monsees

Horn Player
Ephraim Owens

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. David McKnight (Mama K & the Shades)
3. Jeff Lofton
4. Jason Frey
5. Elias Haslanger
6. Joseph Wollard
7. Hard Proof
8. Ben George
9. Tijuana Trainwreck Horns
10. Oliver Steck

Keyboards
Zack Morgan (Mamafesta)

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. Jonathan Deas (Riders Against the Storm)
3. Bill Gryta (Quiet Company)
4. Kevin Lovejoy
5. Winfield Cheek (Shinyribs)
6. Emily Gimble (Asleep at the Wheel)
7. Stefano Intelisano
8. Oliver Steck
9. Marcia Ball
10. Red Young

Male Vocals
Bob Schneider

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. A.J. Vallejo
3. Malford Milligan
4. Taylor Muse (Quiet Company)
5. Kevin Russell (Shinyribs)
6. Mexican Chocolate
7. John Pointer
8. Sam Pace
9. Alex Marrero
10. Nakia

Misc. Instrument
Patricia Vonne (castanets)

photo by John Anderson

2. Jan Flemming (accordion)
3. Oliver Steck (accordion)
4. Joel Laviolette (marimba)
5. John Pointer (beatbox)
6. Paul Oscher (harmonica)
7. Gina Chavez (charango)
8. Frank Almendra (cavaquinho)
9. Guy Forsyth (saw)
10. Jeff Johnston (telephone)

Songwriter
Bob Schneider

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. Kevin Russell
3. Patricia Vonne
4. James McMurtry
5. A.J. Vallejo & Kendall Beard
6. Taylor Muse
7. Gina Chavez
8. Daniel Eyes
9. Jean Synodinos
10. John Pointer

String Player
Warren Hood

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. Tosca Strings
3. Will Taylor (Strings Attached)
4. Ruby Jane
5. Roberto Riggio (Atash)
6. David Perales
7. Haydn Vitera
8. Cody Braun (Reckless Kelly)
9. Mother Falcon
10. Bridgid Bibbens

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