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2016-2017Best Austin Musicians

Bass
George Reiff

Bruce Hughes
Omar Vallejo
Kenneth Null
Gian Ortiz
Sabine Ellison
Christopher Alexander
Patrick Sanderson
Jeff Brown
Brent Samperi

Drums/Percussion
Mike Meadows

Alex Vallejo
Wayne Salzmann II
Brannen Temple
Keith Langford
Joel Duhon
Jay Nazz
Sophia Baltierra
Aric Garcia
Jerry Ronquillo

Female Vocals
Jane Ellen Bryant

Elizabeth Lee
Patricia Vonne
Gina Chavez
Lex Land
Kendall Beard
Alesia Lani
Tameca Jones
Mandy Rowden
Barbara Nesbitt

Guitar
AJ Vallejo

Kendall Beard and AJ Vallejo (photo by Todd V. Wolfson)

Jon Sanchez
Geoff Queen
Eric Tessmer
Ulrich Ellison
Eric Johnson
Robert LaRoche
Jeff Plankenhorn
Sam Pace
David Grissom

Horn Players
Ephraim Owens

Michael Romero
Elias Haslanger
Kevin Flatt
Joshua Thomson
Oliver Steck
Zumbi of Golden Dawn Arkestra
Hard Proof Horns
Lyon Graulty
Altin Sencalar

Keyboards
Oliver Steck

photo by David Brendan Hall

Zack Morgan
Jan Flemming
Brad Johnston
Red Young
Winfield Cheek
Emily Gimble
Marcia Ball
Dave Madden
Floyd Domino

Male Vocals
Hayes Carll

Bob Schneider
AJ Vallejo
Malford Milligan
Kevin Russell
Tje Austin
Sam Pace
Mobley
Nakia
Willy Braun

Miscellaneous Instrument
Jan Flemming (accordion)

photo by David Brendan Hall

Oliver Steck (accordion)
Frank Almendra (cavaquinho)
Patricia Vonne (castanets)
Kevin Russell (ukulele)
Cody Braun (mandolin)
Jeff Plankenhorn (the plank guitar)
Paul Oscher (harmonica)
Guy Forsyth (saw)
Jeff Johnson (saw)

Songwriter
Hayes Carll

Bob Schneider
AJ Vallejo/Kendall Beard
Braidy Bingham
Kevin Russell
Mandy Rowden
Mobley
Gina Chavez
Willy Braun
James McMurtry

String Players
TIE: Tosca String Quartet and Warren Hood

Warren Hood and the Tosca String Quartet (photo by Todd V. Wolfson)

Will Taylor
Ruby Jane
Cody Braun
Haydn Vitera
Curtis Thomas
Eddie Dickerson
Jason Roberts
Mother Falcon

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