Michael Shanks

Michael Anthony "The Shankster" Shanks is a high flyin’, rhythm ridin’, dream weavin’ music maker from Houston, TX. His first instrument was the alto saxophone but he then quickly moved to the guitar and studied under the brilliant jazz guitarist John Edward Ross. Shanks has been traveling the world playing his original music for over a decade now. Jump starting his career in Austin, Michael founded the band Ruby’s Jazz Garage that opened for blues legend Pinetop Perkins and whose 2008

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