Andy has been gigging constantly since 1985 when he joined The Bob Pearce Blues Band. His first gig though was in 1979.
He later was a member of Blue Sunday, the house blues band at the legendary Joiners Arms, Southampton and also The Stormy Monday Blues Band.
In the 1990’s Andy lived near Leicester and played with Brandy, a very popular function band.
He moved to King’s Lynn in 1996 and after a brief spell with a rock and roll band T J and the Switchblades, he formed Stone Pony, taking the lead vocal role as well as playing guitar.
Andy has played with a number of US artists including Carey Bell, Louisiana Red, Eddie Kirkland and Phil Guy. With Bob Pearce he recorded a session for the Paul Jones Blues Show on Radio 2. He has played with members of The Mojos, Bad Company, Jess Roden Band, Elton John’s Band, Gentle Giant, and has jammed with David Gray. He has supported acts as diverse as Kenny Ball, Rory Bremner, Bad Manners, The Swinging Blue Jeans and Dave Kelly.
Andy sings and plays electric, steel and nylon strung acoustic guitars and mandolin.
Playing live, blues is his forte but he also plays many other different styles and has a large instrumental repertoire of classical, folk, jazz and blues. Over the years he has played an estimated 3000 gigs and has a repertoire repertoire of about 1000 songs.