Kevin Carroll is a guitarist and a singer/songwriter. He moved from his hometown of Boise, ID, in 1991 to immerse himself in the excellent music scene of Austin, TX. He headed his own band in Austin for several years, releasing the CD Redemption Day in 1997. The album was originally released in Italy, where it received rave reviews. Then, Freedom Records released the record in the United States, where it was equally well-received. Carroll's sound is diverse and expansive, encompassing elements of pop, soul, folk, and country within an Americana roots-rock base. Influences include Bob Dylan, Gram Parsons, the Pogues, and the Rolling Stones among others. Despite his modest success as a solo artist, Carroll decided to become a guitarist for hire in the Austin area. He has most notably gained acclaim as lead guitarist for Charlie Robison.
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