Andy studied music at The University of North Texas and Texas State University. Currently Andy can been seen touring all over the world as a member of the Grammy Award winning Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band, and with Grammy Nominated  jazz sensation Jane Monheit. He also has toured with Big Bad VooDoo Daddy, Natalie Cole, Christopher Cross, John Heard, Christian McBride, New York Voices, Ray Price, Dewey Redman, Steve Tyrell, and Ernie Watts. Andy has recorded or performed in concert with John Abercrombie, Mike Barone, Gary Bartz, Scotty Barnhart, Terence Blanchard, Arthur Blythe, Debby Boone, Randy Brecker, Bobby Caldwell, Clayton Cameron, James Carter, Charo, Alvin Chea, Pete Christlieb, The Coasters, Ravi Coltrane, Larry Coryell, Jon Fedchock, Med Flory, The Four Freshmen, Terry Gibbs, Gerry Gibbs, Tom Harrell, Jon Hendricks, Bill Holman, Steve Huffsteter,  Flaco Jimenez, Lainey Kazan, Sally Kellerman, Kristin Korb, Azar Lawrence, Hubert Laws, Dave Liebman, Don Menza, Roy McCurdy, James Moody, Emilio Navaira, Willie Nelson, Wayne Newton, Andreas Oberg, Alan Paul, The Platters, Kim Richmond, Sam Rivers,  Carl Saunders, Christian Scott, Jack Sheldon, Bobby Shew, Lew Soloff, Mike Stern, Take Six, Clark Terry, Steve Turre, Jerry Vivino, and Bill Watrous. Andy has appeared on over 100 recordings, including 5 Grammy-nominated albums. He currently resides in Los Angeles and teaches Jazz Piano at the Bob Cole Conservatory at California State University Long Beach.