Amber Russel & CJ Hawley @ KPSU on PSU.TV – Live Friday!
Amber was born in Florida, raised in northern Indiana. Started out as a folk/blues/soul singer/songwriter. Once she was introduced to fingerstyle acoustic music, that was the end game. Everything came into focus and it was clear what her heart desired. She spent the next few years learning and mastering fingerstyle guitar. Studying compositions by the great Andy Mckee and Trace Bundy. Participating in the Canadian guitar festival and being the first female competitor and completed Fingerstyle Guitar Percussive Bootcamp ran by world famous Austrian guitarist Thomas Leeb. She continues to learn and play an active roll in the fingerstyle community
CJ Hawley is a solo acoustic instrumental guitarist originally from the Bay Area who’s style is inspired by Andy McKee and Mike Dawes.
Live Friday is broadcast on KPSU, Portland’s College Radio and PSU.tv. The show includes a variety of live music ranges from garage punk to indie acoustic from local and touring artists including interviews and tons of other goodies for your ears and now eyes to feast upon. Psu.Tv is a student run organization at Portland State University in Oregon.