Austen Mack is a native of Phoenix Arizona, and received a Bachelors degree in Jazz Performance from Arizona State University. He has been active in the Phoenix music scene since 2000, performing nationwide and recording with his band Captain Squeegee, as well as many other local artists. In addition to purely musical projects, Austen has been accompanying dance classes at Arizona State University and collaborating on projects with dancers since 2010. Last year was an artist in residence at Western Wyoming Community College. Currently, he is interested in creating electronic scores for dances and learning about modular synthesizers.