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2018-2019Best Austin Musicians

Bass
Roscoe Beck

photo by John Anderson

2. Bruce Hughes
3. Pat Harris
4. Daniel Durham
5. Kenneth Null

RUNNERS-UP: Jonas Saks, Jimmy Blazer, Nick Clark, Mehdi Boudra, Scott McIntyre

Drums/Percussion
Brannen Temple

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. Mike Buck
3. Wayne Salzmann II
4. Andrew Stevens
5. Jake Rabin

RUNNERS-UP: Katie Marie, Bruno Vinezof, Aric Garcia, Alex Marrero, Jose Gutierrez

Female Vocalist
Gina Chavez

photo by Jana Birchum

2. Patricia Vonne
3. Alesia Lani
4. Mama Duke
5. Lex Land

RUNNERS-UP: Tameca Jones, Ruthie Foster, Jackie Venson, Sabrina Ellis, Molly Burch

Guitar
Jackie Venson

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. David Grissom
3. Eve Monsees
4. Eric Tessmer
5. Gabriel Guardian

RUNNERS-UP: Mark Sean, Jon Sanchez, Arielle, Leo Lydon, Jelly Ellington

Horns
Grupo Horns

photo by David Brendan Hall

2. Ephraim Owens
3. Big Wy’s Brass Band
4. Oliver Steck
5. Elias Haslanger

RUNNERS-UP: Kevin Flatt, Joshua Thompson, Hard Proof, Shinyribs Horns, Adrian Ruiz

Keyboards
Emily Gimble

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. Zack Morgan
3. Kevin Lovejoy
4. Michael Ramos
5. Jon Deas

RUNNERS-UP: Danny Saldivar, Oliver Steck, David Grant, Dave Madden, Red Young

Male Vocals
Bob Schneider

photo by David Brendan Hall

2. Kevin Russell
3. Mobley
4. Eric Burton
5. Jake Lloyd

RUNNERS-UP: Spencer Gibb, Guy Forsyth, Bobby Bookout, Ian Cochran, Tomar Williams

Miscellaneous Instrument
Guy Forsyth (harmonica)

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. Kevin Russell (ukulele)
3. Jeff Johnston (saw/telephone)
4. Oliver Steck (accordion)
5. Frank Almendra (cavaquinho)

RUNNERS-UP: Patricia Vonne (castanets), Jeff Plankenhorn (“plank”/Dobro), Amy Moreland (mandolin), Greg Izor (harmonica), Ben Buck (beatbox)

Songwriter
Bob Schneider

photo by David Brendan Hall

2. Israel Nash
3. Jaimee Harris
4. Spencer Gibb
5. Madi Meeks

RUNNERS-UP: Patricia Vonne, Woody Russell, Sarah Sharp, Walker Lukens, David Ramirez

Strings
Carrie Rodriguez

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. Warren Hood
3. Tosca String Quartet
4. Will Taylor
5. Eddie Dickerson

RUNNERS-UP: David Perales, Haydn Vitera, Lauren Rochell, Curtis Thomas, Sadie Wolfe

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