Austin Ryan Cook

Music Director - Musician - Actor - Technician

Featured albums


THE BEAST IN ME - Winner of the 2014 Independent Music Award for Best Roots EP. Recorded & engineered at the legendary Sun Studios in Memphis, TN. Produced by Austin Cook & Billy Woodward 2014.

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Nighttime & The dawn - John Michael presney

The Nighttime & the Dawn was recorded in Beverly Hills, CA with JD Andrews (The Rolling Stones, Kanye West) at Billy Bob Thornton's legendary home studio, "The Cave." The record is genre spanning and directly influenced by John Michael's nights on the strange cities and beds. Fueled by heartbreak and liquor, it features his explosive band and guest strings by Jessy Greene (Wilco, The Foo Fighters.) Produced by Austin Cook & John Michael Presney 2013.

PURCHASE THE nighttime & the dawn HERE!

The midwest PRELUDES - Austin Cook

The Midwest Suite was commissioned by American Blues Theater in the fall of 2010. The original piano compositions received their world premiere performance at the historic Biography Theater in Chicago, IL on March 8th, 2011.

HAPPY holidays vol. 1 - American blues theater

Capture the spirit of the honky-tonks this holiday season with the incredible cast that brought you Hank Williams: Lost Highway. Produced, written & engineered by Austin Cook & Michael Mahler. Recorded at Cook Studios in Chicago, IL.  Happy Holidays Vol. 1 is available now for purchase digitally! All proceeds go to American Blues Theater.

PURCHASE happy holidays vol. 1 HERE!