• About Andy

    Performance, Teaching and Accompaniment

    Andy performs in the greater San Francisco Bay Area on saxophone, flute, piano and bass for events and private parties, and at wineries, restaurants, clubs, senior residential and assisted living facilities and other venues, both as a soloist and with a variety of jazz groups including C*JAM, Blonde Sided, Equinox, WestSide Jazz Club, and others.

    Andy also teaches jazz instrumental and vocal classes for the
    Crossroads Music School in Mill Valley, and offers private instrumental and vocal lessons out of his home studio in Novato (Marin County).

    Andy provides piano accompaniment for several of Marin's leading jazz vocalists, and regularly works with jazz vocalists on their repertoire, charts, and approach to jazz.


    Andy performs on piano and bass at various Marin-based jazz vocalist open mics.

    Andy lives in the town of Novato in Marin County, California.


    MORE INFORMATION (clickable links below):


    Andy's Facebook Music Page

    (has videos, pictures, gig updates, calendar, etc.)


    Andy's Soundcloud Music Page

    (has sound files)


    Andy's Crossroads Music School Teacher Page


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    Andy offers private one-on-one lessons to adults interested in playing instrumental jazz on saxophone, flute, piano or bass.

    Andy also offers private lessons and sessions to adult vocalists, providing piano accompaniment and encouragement to vocal students from beginning to advanced.


    Andy also provides piano accompaniment for monthly jazz vocal workshops offered by renowned vocalist Deborah Winters.


    References cheerfully furnished upon request; rates very reasonable.

  • Photos

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    At the grand piano

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    On the tenor saxophone

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    On the bass

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    On the bass

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    On the alto sax

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    On the flute

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    At the keyboard

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    On the flute with quartet

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    On the tenor sax with quartet

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    On the baritone sax

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    On the tenor sax with quartet

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    On the grand piano for the Belrose Theatre open mic

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    On the keyboard with trio

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    Andy performing on sax with his jazz vocalist wife Jan


    Andy works with a large variety of singers, and prepares easy-to-read, musician-friendly charts for their songs in their keys.

    The charts are created by Andy with a computer program, play tested for accuracy by Andy, and delivered via email to the singer, typically within 24 hours of request.

    Rate are very reasonable. References and sample charts happily furnished upon request.

  • Venues Played



    North Bay


    Addersly San Rafael

    Aegis Corte Madera

    Aegis Napa

    Aegis Santa Rosa

    Alma Via San Rafael

    Art & Garden Center Mill Valley

    Atria Novato

    Aubergine Sebastopol

    Belrose Theatre San Rafael

    Benissimo Restaurant Corte Madera

    Bio Restaurant Sausalito

    Blissfully Yours San Anselmo

    Blue Skies Café San Rafael

    Brookdale Sonoma

    Brookdale Rohnert Part

    Brookdale Fountaingrove

    Cafe Trieste Sausalito

    Charles Krug Winery

    Cogir Sonoma

    Corte Madera Town Center

    Creekwood Novato

    Downtown Joe’s Napa

    Drake Terrace Terra Linda

    Generations San Rafael

    Harbor Point Mill Valley

    Hotel Petaluma

    Jack London Park Glen Ellen

    Larkspur Café Larkspur

    Left Banke Larkspur

    Marin City Community Center

    Max's Corte Madera

    Maya Napa

    Mayflower Inn San Rafael

    McDonald Mansion Santa Rosa

    Merrill Gardens Sonoma

    Mill Valley Community Center

    19 Broadway Fairfax

    No Name Bar Sausalito

    Novato Healthcare

    Oakmont Community Center Santa Rosa

    Osterino D'Vino Sausalito

    Panama Hotel San Rafael

    Petaluma Women's Club

    Points South Novato

    Redwoods Mill Valley

    Rickey's Novato

    Rotary Village Sausalito

    Sam's Place Novato

    Sausalito Cruising Club

    Sausalito Woman's Club

    Sausalito Yacht Club

    Saylor's Restaurant Sausalito

    Seahorse Ristorante Sausalito

    Senior Access Kentfield

    Silverado Winery Napa

    Sleeping Lady Fairfax

    Smith Ranch Senior Center San Rafael

    Sonoma Community Center

    Sunrise Senior Center Petaluma

    Sweetwater Mill Valley

    Taste of Rome Sausalito

    Tamalpais Senior Residence Center

    Teapod San Anselmo

    The Terraces Fountaingrove Santa Rosa

    Two Bird Cafe San Geronimo

    Villa Marin San Rafael

    Vineyard Santa Rosa

    Wild Fox Novato

    Windchimes Kentfield


    San Francisco


    Bistro SF Grill

    Caffe Trieste

    Campton Place

    City Hall (Opera opening)

    Cliff House

    El Patio Espanol

    Flood Mansion

    French American School

    Hotel Adagio

    Italian Athletic Club

    Ireland 32

    Kabuki Hotel

    Masonic Center (Nob Hill)


    Miraloma Community Center


    Revolution Art Cafe

    Rite Spot

    Rose Tea Lounge

    Simple Pleasures Cafe

    SOCHA Café

    University Club

    Velo Rouge Café


    East Bay


    A Kuppa Tea Oakland

    Bancroft Hotel Berkeley

    Bayside Park Emeryville

    Britt-Marie's Berkeley

    Cafe Leila Berkeley

    Clairmont Hotel Berkeley

    Expressions Emeryville

    Hap's Steakhouse Pleasanton

    Hippy Gypsy Cafe Berkeley

    Jazz Conservatory Berkeley

    Khana Peena Berkeley

    Le Bistro Hayward

    Mint Leaf Berkeley

    Neumanali Hayward

    Pegasus Books "Jazz Stories" Berkeley

    Piedmont Gardens Oakland

    The Terraces Oakland

    Community Center Oakland


    South Bay


    Filoli Gardens San Mateo

    Melt Palo Alto

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