Mazzy Star is an American alternative rock band formed in Santa Monica, California, in 1989 from the group Opal,
a collaboration of guitarist David Roback and bassist Kendra Smith.
Roback's friend Hope Sandoval became the group's vocalist when Smith left the band.
Santa Monica, California, US
Acoustic music, Ambient music, Alternative rock, Dream pop, Psychedelic rock, Shoegazing
Opal, Rain Parade, Dream Syndicate, Hope Sandoval &
The Warm Inventions
Hope Sandoval - vocals, harmonica, guitar
David Roback - guitars, keys
Suki Ewers - keyboards
Keith Mitchell - drums
Colm Ó Cíosóig - bass
Josh Yenne - pedal steel guitarist/Guitar
Kurt Elzner - touring guitarist
Jill Emery - bass
William Cooper, real name Will Glenn (1957-2001) - keyboards, violin