Background Andy specialised in percussion at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama which was followed by further study and research of traditional hand drumming in Ghana and Cuba.  Throughout his career Andy has worked in contemporary music and dance ensembles, Latin and jazz bands, orchestras and West End musicals. Collaborations & Performances As co-founder and former member of the internationally renowned percussion group Ensemble Bash, Andy performed and recorded with many top artists including: Stewart Copeland, Evelyn Glennie, Nitin Sawhney, Joanna MacGregor, Steve Reich, Nana Vasconcelos and the Ghana Dance Ensemble. He has performed at major national venues which include: London's Festival Hall, The Royal Albert Hall and Birmingham Symphony Hall whilst also travelling the world to perform on the international stage in: USA, Ghana, Europe, Hong Kong and Australia. Andy’s specialism in Latin music has led to performances with Latin bands in numerous venues throughout the UK.  As founder and leader of the London based Latin band Riamba, Andy develops new arrangements of traditional classics. Discography, TV & Radio Andy has performed on major recording labels, TV and film as well as broadcasts on BBC radio and Classic FM.
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Background Andy specialised in percussion at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama which was followed by further study and research of traditional hand drumming in Ghana and Cuba.  Throughout his career Andy has worked in contemporary music and dance ensembles, Latin and jazz bands, orchestras and West End musicals. Collaborations & Performances As co-founder and former member of the internationally renowned percussion group Ensemble Bash, Andy performed and recorded with many top artists including: Stewart Copeland, Evelyn Glennie, Nitin Sawhney, Joanna MacGregor, Steve Reich, Nana Vasconcelos and the Ghana Dance Ensemble. He has performed at major national venues which include: London's Festival Hall, The Royal Albert Hall and Birmingham Symphony Hall whilst also travelling the world to perform on the international stage in: USA, Ghana, Europe, Hong Kong and Australia. Andy’s specialism in Latin music has led to performances with Latin bands in numerous venues throughout the UK.  As founder and leader of the London based Latin band Riamba, Andy develops new arrangements of traditional classics. Discography, TV & Radio Andy has performed on major recording labels, TV and film as well as broadcasts on BBC radio and Classic FM.
Biography