Cliff Fitch is music veteran with over 20 years of playing experience. His original inspiration was jazz music; his entrance performing with the Mission Bay High School Dixie Jazz band from San Diego, CA, an elite youth jazz program consistently ranked the best in the country and performing at festivals on the West Coast. He studied music at Hartwick College, in Oneonta, NY. Performed in faculty jazz groups, as well as playing in rock bands, including Chasing Gray, which won Spin Magazine’s Best Unsigned band in 1998. He moved to Austin in 2001 with an original band and has played in just about every major venue in the city of Austin.