A drumming instructor based in Sydney’s Inner West and live drummer for electronic mastermind Mr. Bill, and HUTCH + REHAN, Andrew is a respected and versatile sticksman. Formative years were spent with Phil Stitt at Coffs Harbour Regional Conservatorium of Music before pursuing studies in Sydney at the Contemporary Music Centre (CMC) and later, further private studies with Danny Heifetz (Mr Bungle, Secret Chiefs).
Andrew has worked with groups including Kobra Kai, Jesse Morris Band, Kinsky, Hutch + Rehan and electronic mastermind Mr. Bill. Taking on a broad array of styles stretching from metal, hip hop, reggae, ska, jazz, boogaloo to drum ‘n’ bass, dance and experimental electronic, Andrew has performed at major music festivals, community festivals and venues around Australia, New Zealand, USA and Canada.
Andrew is currently playing solo original electronic / jazz, writing and performing with HUTCH + REHAN, as well as drums with Australian harmonica legend Captain Bluetongue’s project, The Marvelous Hearts.
Andrew is taking bookings for one on one lessons at Sydney Drum Co-Op.
“Music is one route to inner peace. You don’t do it to become rich or famous, you play music because you want to create something and to respect the ones who’ve come before you.”
– Drori Mondlak
Performing with Mr. Bill at the Gothic Theatre, Denver USA :
Some past performances and tours ;
The Big Day Out
Peats Ridge Festival
Surry Hills Festival
Rabbits Eat Lettuce
Mr. Bill – Corrective Scene Surgery Tour 2016 (AUS)
Mr. Bill – Fall Tour 2016 (USA/Canada)
Mr. Bill – Australian Summer But Basically Everywhere Else Winter Tour 2017
Debasa – Amnesty International Freedom Festival (AUS)
Kobra Kai – Mind on the Ceiling Tour
Kobra Kai – Insession tour
Jesse Morris Band – 3 Beans Tour (NZ)
Jesse Morris Band – Stepping Over You Tour (AUS)
One Drop Rankin Riddim Festival
Sydney Blues n Roots Festival
Zen Awakening (USA)
Space Ibiza (SYD)
Stacks on Festival
Bellingen Castle Party
Naughty by Nature