Centered in San Francisco CA, Kristen Cardiasmenos is a fresh and dynamic guitarist who has studied with local giants such as Garth Webber(Miles Davis) and Stevie Gurr(Dr. John). Kristen is very skilled at Funk, Rock, Jazz, Blues, Psychedelic, Latin & many more styles. Kristen started playing guitar at age 10. Inspired by Jimi Hendrix at an early age, she was quickly drawn to his psychedelic blues sounds.
Currently, Kristen has just released her new EP "Under Quarantine" (2021), with her band, "The Kristen Cardiasmenos Project". Their music is inspired by Artists & Genres such as; Jimi Hendrix, PFunk, Jazz, 90's Hiphop, Psychedelic Rock, Pink Floyd, Herbie Hancock and many other influences. They released their debut album, "The Awakening" in 2017. Their release "The Awakening", as well as "Under Quarantine", features all original music written and produced by Kristen.
Kristen also plays guitar in several other Funk bands in the bay area, including the PFunk tribute band "Purifedment Funkensurance" and "Purple Fox and the Heebie Jeebies".
If your interested in hiring Kristen for studio work, touring, gigs and more connect with her here: