About: William Austin, String Bass & Electric Bassist, is available for a variety of venues including weddings, receptions, corporate events, nightclubs, parties, and all types of social gatherings. His group is available as a duo (bass & piano) or up to an eight piece band. They provide jazz, dance, and dinner music for all occasions.
William is currently working in and about town with other jazz artists, including the Motor City Jazz Trio and Louis Johnson. His past work experience includes All Time Greats Dizzie Gillespie, the Gene Krupa Orchestra, Jack Brokensha, Yusef Lateef, Jimmy Wilkens Orchestra, Terry Pollard Trio, Carmen McRae, and also the Detroit Community Symphony, Windsor Symphony Orchestra, and Dearborn Symphony Orchestra. He has also worked with many legendary recording artists, including Sammy Davis Jr. and Diahann Carroll.
William served in the military as a Bassist with the Air Force Band, U.S.A.I.