About

Chicago Musician.

Trombone. Baritone. Keyboards. Composer. Educator.

Andrew has done extensive recording work as a sideman with many of Chicago’s finest artists, theater, and commercial productions. He frequently arranges and books horn sections for a variety of different artists ranging from soul, funk, r&b, and indie rock. 

Andrew is a dedicated member of the Low Down Brass Band, Black Bear ComboThe Drastics,  Deals Gone Bad, and Ken Arlen Orchestra.

Andrew toured with the acclaimed Broadway Musical In the Heights and the Number Group Soul Revue, backing legendary Chicago Soul Acts Syl Johnson and Renaldo Domino.  He performed at the White House two times for President Barack Obama with Black Bear Combo.  He has also performed at numerous major music festivals, including the Cotai Jazz Festival in Macau, Wakarusa, Riot Fest, Wilco Solid Sound Festival, Abruzzo Jazz Festival, Turbo Rock Festival in Italy, Montreal Ska Fest, the Lansing Jazz Fest, Shoe Fest, and the Jazz Educator’s Conference.

Andrew has recorded and performed as a sideman with JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound, Ralph “Soul” Jackson, Redmoon Theater, Alan Gresik’s Swing Shift Orchestra, Chicago Jazz Orchestra, Harry James Orchestra, The Dartmouth College Gospel Choir, East Hubbard Jazz Orchestra, and the Disney All-American Band.

Some of Andrew’s most memorable musical moments include performing for President Obama, sharing the stage with Jeff Tweedy at the Wilco Solid Sound Festival, and backing the famous South Side Soul Man Syl Johnson at Webster Hall in Brooklyn, NY.

Set-Up:

King 2B+ Trombone-Bach 7 New York Mouthpiece

Bach 42BO  F-Attachment Trombone-Bach 5G Mouthpiece

Melodica

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