Featuring stories and photos from my NYC days and about my NYC musician friends. ⇨ Read more
It’s a Musician’s Life:
The times, the places, the bands, philosophical musings, and annotated photos from my own journey as a musician. ⇨ Read more
My goal is – and always has been – to contribute something positive with my music. Here are some thoughts from others that have carried me through the years. ⇨ Read more
Services Contributing a lifetime of experience to clients’ events, creative projects, and individual musical journeys. Albums Listen to samples, read liner notes, and purchase Andy’s CDs in his on-site Music Store.
“Let me tell you why I am the luckiest person on Earth.” That is how my friend, Harry Warner, would often start a conversation with a total stranger at the coffee shop that we visited during one of our semi-regular “get-togethers.” ⇨ Read more
…The fact that [Curtis] McPeake has been named a recipient of one of 2018’s Distinguished Achievement Awards from the International Bluegrass Music Association should come as no surprise. But, McPeake will not be accepting the award from retirement: Earlier this year [McPeake] and his collaborator, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Andy May, released a full-length album, The Good Things (Outweigh the Bad). On its final track, “Leather Britches,” you can hear that same timelessness in McPeake’s duet with Nashville stalwart fiddler Aubrey Haynie. They kick the tune with fiddle and banjo only, showcasing that classic pre-bluegrass format, Haynie fiddling fantastically far and wide while McPeake holds it all together with his three-finger roll, seventy years in the making. ⇨ Read more