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,
multi-lingual 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 Counseling, Party City, Mercedes Benz and others. An incredibly talented artist with a stylistic range to die for, going from big bad 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.
In addition to her vocal and song writing 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 Stone's Any Given Sunday, as
well as several appearances in the TV show 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. she recently won the audition as the Spanish voice for a PBS character called STAR for a kids show on PBS called "The Goodnight Show/Nina's Little Fables"! Stay tuned for more from this diverse artist who not only is a musician/songwriter but also does voice overs, is a mimic and does character voices on radio/tv all in three languages such as English, Spanish and French!
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9630 NW. 83rd STREET
Coral Springs, Fl. 33321