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2018-2019Best Austin Musicians

Bass
Roscoe Beck

photo by John Anderson

Bruce Hughes
Pat Harris
Daniel Durham
Kenneth Null

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

Drums/Percussion
Brannen Temple

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

Mike Buck
Wayne Salzmann II
Andrew Stevens
Jake Rabin

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

Female Vocalist
Gina Chavez

photo by Jana Birchum

Patricia Vonne
Alesia Lani
Mama Duke
Lex Land

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

Guitar
Jackie Venson

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

David Grissom
Eve Monsees
Eric Tessmer
Gabriel Guardian

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

Horns
Grupo Horns

photo by David Brendan Hall

Ephraim Owens
Big Wy’s Brass Band
Oliver Steck
Elias Haslanger

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

Keyboards
Emily Gimble

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

Zack Morgan
Kevin Lovejoy
Michael Ramos
Jon Deas

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

Male Vocals
Bob Schneider

photo by David Brendan Hall

Kevin Russell
Mobley
Eric Burton
Jake Lloyd

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

Miscellaneous Instrument
Guy Forsyth (harmonica)

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

Kevin Russell (ukulele)
Jeff Johnston (saw/telephone)
Oliver Steck (accordion)
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

Israel Nash
Jaimee Harris
Spencer Gibb
Madi Meeks

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

Strings
Carrie Rodriguez

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

Warren Hood
Tosca String Quartet
Will Taylor
Eddie Dickerson

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

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