Centered in San Francisco CA, Kristen Cardiasmenos is a fresh and dynamic guitarist who has studied with local giants such as Stevie Gurr(Dr. John) and Garth Webber(Miles Davis). 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 is working on her next upcoming release which will be an EP with her group, "The Kristen Cardiasmenos Project", (a Psychedelic Rock band in the SF Bay Area)! Their music is inspired by Artists/Genres such as; Jimi Hendrix, PFunk, Funk Jazz, 90's Hiphop, Pink Floyd, Herbie Hancock and many other influences. They released their debut album, "The Awakening" in Nov. 2017. "The Awakening" as well as their upcoming EP release, 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, lessons and more email her at: