Official Music Video for "Dear Freddie" by Austin Kimble
AUSTIN (KXAN) - Jazz pianist Austin Kimble was on KXAN News Today to talk about his viral video and his [successful] Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for his new album.
Kimble, who graduated from the University of Texas, plays both with a trio and his wife Kelsey. His video, circulated during SXSW, drew well over 1 million views. In it, Kimble and piano are seen all over Austin, playing at various iconic locations such as the Long Center for the Performing Arts, a cow pasture, the Lady Bird jogging trail and Pete's Dueling Piano Bar down on Sixth Street. The music is a tribute to the late Freddie Hubbard.
Originally published at KXAN.com: Saturday, 27 Apr 2013
Live performance by Austin Kimble on KXAN-TV (NBC Austin)
Encore performance by Austin Kimble on KXAN-TV (NBC Austin)