Home grown in Napa, California, Austin has been playing bass since he was twelve. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Performance from Musicians Institute.
Some artists Austin has performed and/or recorded with are: Mollie King (The Saturdays), Yoko Ono, Alfa, Thomas Chase (Warner Brothers), Zane Carney (John Mayer), Mike Stocksdale, Ainjel Emme.
Austin performs and records a diverse range of music including pop, rock, jazz, R&B, funk, Latin and country. It is not uncommon to find Austin playing all of these different genres with various groups each week. This keeps him well versed and able to adapt to just about any musical situation.
When not in the studio or on stage, Austin teaches private lessons to students of all ages regardless of proficiency on the bass. Whether it’s a beginner trying to learn the basics to a professional in need of guidance in the industry, Austin is prepared to help teach and direct students down the appropriate path to success with their instrument.