Andrew Green is a guitarist, author, and arranger residing in New York City. A professional musician since the age of 15, he has played with Donald Byrd, Billy Hart, Joanne Brackeen, Marion Cowings, Mat Maneri, John McNeil, Winard Harper, Chip Jackson, Matt Wilson, Danny Mixon, Ralph LaLama, and Sound Assembly among others. He is the author of three best-selling guitar books: Jazz Guitar Comping, Jazz Guitar Technique and Jazz Guitar Structures, all of which are available through Mel Bay Publications.
Andrew has been a faculty member at Jazz in July at UMass and The Mile High Jazz Camp at The University of Colorado, and has presented clinics across the US and Canada. Through Skype, Andrew has taught students across the US, as well as China, India, and Turkey.
Andrew’s arranging chops are demonstrated on the highly acclaimed CD, Narrow Margin which features Bill McHenry, Russ Johnson, JC Sanford and John Hebert—chosen a top 10 CD by Cadence Magazine reviewer’s poll for 2010. Andrew’s latest recording as part of the cooperative group The Notet, silent d, was released in April 2018.
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