Hailing from New York City, this fireballs natural innate talent and well
defined ambition places her in a category of her own. Astrid is a multitalented,(plays guitar,drums and is a songwriter)
multi-lingual (Eng, Span, Fren) artist whose name means "of the stars".
After graduating High School, Astrid began singing in a multitude of
different bands, giving her the professional versatility that led her to
become a finalist on the national TV production Star Search and then
shortly thereafter to joining Jimmy Buffet as a back up vocalist for his
1988 Hot Water Tour. Since then, she has had the opportunity to tour
nationally in the company of groups like Bonnie Raitt, Rita Coolidge,
The Neville Brothers, Ralph McDonald, Little Feat, and Memphis Horns,
Steve Cropper and several other national and internationally touring
Astrid's creative history has led her to doing numerous voice over
pieces for national radio and TV along with commercials for Papa
Johns, Consolidated Credit, Mercedes and others. An incredibly talented artist with a stylistic
range to die for , she goes from big band swing to soulful R & B right on through
to one of her favorite styles of music, head banging Rock and Roll!
Nobody owns the versatile capacity that this young lady makes look so
easy as well as a VERY physical performance on stage! You feel like YOU just worked out too!
In addition to her vocal and songwriting talents, Astrid also freelances
as an actress. Not only can you hear her on the title track for the
motion picture Primal Rage, you will also see her performing in the
movie. Other motion picture and television appearances include a role
in the movie Death Match, Oliver Stones Any Given Sunday, and others including Miami Vice!
Astrid has also received video writing credit for one of Miami's own,
Donna Allen and her music video "Serious". The idea was submitted in
competition with several seasoned pros and Astrid's was chosen as the
winner. Rounding out her repertoire of talent diversity, She is also the voice character for "STAR" in Spanish for the PBS Kids Show, Nina's Little Fables as well as other kid voices in commercials! STAY TUNED FOR MORE!