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At 22 years old, Austin Gatus has had many accomplishments in his young career.

Austin has performed with Dave Koz locally here in Los Angeles, as well as on the Dave Koz Jazz Cruises to Europe and Alaska. He sat in with the Average White Band a couple of times on a recent tour, and was a featured artist with Kenny G with the Orange County Symphony and San Diego Symphony. In a recent appearance, Austin joined Harry Style’s band as part of the horn section headlining Coachella.

Austin, a cancer survivor, performs at charity events helping to fight kids’ cancer, having performed for the Starlight Foundation and Rady’s Children’s Hospital.

Austin does additional work in film & theatre composition. He was recognized as the winner of the 2021 Marvin Hamlisch International Music Awards in the “Musical Theatre Composition” category presented by Tony Award winner, Idina Menzel.

Austin is endorsed by JodyJazz and Rovner Products.

We talked about:

  • Performing with Harry Styles at Coachella 2022
  • The new adventure Austin has been on since our last episode with him
  • Austin’s new music coming out soon


Here’s the video:


Austin’s Links:

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