Andrew Gould | Alto Sax
Native New Yorker, saxophonist and composer Andrew Gould has established himself as one of the most in demand players on the NYC music scene.
He has performed with James Moody, Benny Golson, Wallace Roney, Jon Faddis, The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, the Mambo Legends Orchestra, David Weiss, Ray Vega, Chuchito Valdes, Ricky Rodriguez and many more. He was a 2013 Thelonious Monk Saxophone Competition Semi Finalist and has recorded for MTV, Universal Records, Warner Bros Music, and Capitol Records for world famous artists including Fifth Harmony, Mac Miller and more. He has also performed live on the Today Show, ABC News, WBGO Radio, and at Winter Jazzfest, The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival, Bermuda Jazz Festival and the Caramoor Jazz Festival. He has toured extensively around the world performing all over the U.S.A including Hawaii, as well as Bermuda, Europe, Asia, and Canada.
A graduate of both Manhattan School of Music and SUNY Purchase, Andrew continues to teach regularly, giving both private lessons and masterclasses to students of all levels.
Recent projects include a world premier performance and studio recording of Wayne Shorter's "Universe" with the Wallace Roney Orchestra, horn section work and collaborations with Grammy winning hip hop producer 88 Keys, writing for and touring worldwide with funk/jazz group Nuf Said - 2nd album "Rise" recently released on Ropeadope Records, and performing/recording with pianist Steven Feifke in his Septet and Big Band. Andrew continues to compose for and perform with his own group and plans on releasing his debut album "First Things First" in March 2018 on Outside In Music.
Andrew is an endorsing artist with Yanagisawa Saxophones, D'Addario Reeds, and Silverstein Ligatures.