Alex Marrero & Friends is a fun group of respected Austin musicians playing songs and exploring an exciting, new, creative outlet to connect with music-loving audiences. Blues, Funk, Latin, Soul or Rock, it all gets thrown into the mix, stirred by a heavy groove.
Alex Marrero is perhaps best known as frontman for the 9-Piece juggernaut Brownout and of course, Brown Sabbath, which has garnered him the praise of Ozzy Osbourne himself. As a multi-instrumentalist he also performs with diverse acts like: Carrie Rodriguez, Golden Dawn Arkestra, and Doom Side of the Moon. Alexâ€™s Friends are: Bruce Hughes on bass/vocals (Bob Schneider/Cracker/Poi Dog Pondering), Ed Jarusinsky on drums (Joel Guzman, Kevin Mckinney, Bruce Robison), and John Branch on guitar/keys (Hard Proof, What Made Milwaukee Famous,GDA).