BIOGRAPHY 

Andrew began playing drums at the age of 14. Starting with a rock background, Andrew was introduced to the world of jazz and improvised music and quickly fell in love. While attending high school in Princeton, New Jersey, Andrew had the opportunity to be a part of various musical programs. Throughout high school Andrew was a part of various prestigious programs such as New Jersey Regional and All-State Bands, The U-Arts All Star Band, The Philadelphia Jazz Orchestra and The Princeton Studio Band. In the fall of 2015, Andrew was able to travel to Spain with Studio Band and play at the Berklee Campus in Barcelona.

 

Since 2016 Andrew has been living in New York where he currently attends The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music. He has had the opportunity to study and perform with many amazing artists such as David Glasser, Craig Weinrib, Bob Mintzer, Chris Speed, Dan Weiss, Amir Siv, Joel Frahm, David Schnitter, Vic Juris etc. Working as a sideman, Andrew has had the opportunity to perform at many clubs and venues throughout the east coast such as Twin's Jazz Club (DC), Chris' Jazz Cafe (Philly), and many venues in New York such as Minton's Playhouse, Tomi Jazz, Shapeshifter Lab, Rue B and many more. Andrew recently had the honor of traveling to Switzerland on behalf of the New School to perform in the 2019 Bern Jazz Festival and even share the stage with the great Delfayo Marsalis.