Arielle Carvajal – Guitarist
Arielle Carvajal is based in Austin, Texas, and performing throughout the state and across the country in the jazz and singer-songwriter genres. Arielle Carvajal (or Ari, as Austinites know her) has spent her career honing the craft of fine electric and acoustic guitar, in addition to churning her bands forward with deft electric bass work
After graduating from Texas State University and relocating to Austin, Ari quickly became a sought-after accompanist for many of the town’s premier vocalists, including Paula Maya, Candy DeClue, Kenny Williams, Chloe Youtsey, and Lex Land, performing alongside them on stage and on a variety of studio recordings. In addition to multiple festival performances, she has also appeared on a variety of central Texas television and radio stations, including Austin’s KUTX 98.9, and San Antonio’s KRTU 91.7, NEWS4 WOAI, KENS5, and KSAT12. She also regularly works with ZACH Theatre and the Austin Symphony Orchestra, with local high schools in support of their music, arts, and theatre programs, and with local charitable organizations such as Austin Pets Alive.
Performing with musicians such as Melissa Raquel, Kenny Williams, and Chris Jones, Ari is currently party to multiple residencies around Austin, with recurring shows at Shore Raw Bar and Grill, Ichiro Asian Bistro in Georgetown, Geraldine’s at the Hotel Van Zandt, and Parker Jazz Club. She also regularly releases recorded content through her AJCJazz and carvajazz brands on Instagram and Soundcloud.