Jones, Andy

New York, Wicked on Broadway

 

Andy Jones is the original percussionist for the Broadway production of Stephen Schwartz's Wicked at the Gershwin Theatre (Grammy Award - Best Musical Show Album, RIAA Certified DOUBLE-PLATINUM Record). Most recently he composed a two percussion score for Execution of Justice at About Face Theatre in Chicago (Joseph Jefferson Nomination). At the Goodman Theatre, Andy has performed The House of Martin GuerreA Little Night Music, and the Studio production of Wings as well as its subsequent production at the Joseph Papp Public Theater. He worked on Yale Repertory Theatre's Pre-Broadway workshop of Triumph of Love. Andy wrote the percussion score to the ASCAP award winning musical 90 North, and performed for it's staged readings at the Berkshire Theatre Festival and The Kennedy Center. Andy was the recipient of a Joseph Jefferson Award for the original music he composed for Blade to the Heat at the Apple Tree Theatre. Andy also composed a solo-percussion score for Chicago Shakespeare Theater's recurring production of A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Andy's National Tours include Into The WoodsCATS, and the Celebrity AIDS benefit, Heartstrings. His European Tours include ChicagoCabaret, and On The Town. Other Chicago credits include Evelyn and The Polka KingAssassinsCompanyPutting it Together, and Sunday in the Park with George. Andy arranged and music directed the World Premiere Rock Opera God and Country at Victory Gardens and co-music directed The Flower Thieves with The Midnight Circus. He served as assistant music director and percussionist for Chicago Shakespeare's production of Pacific Overtures and traveled to London this for it's remounting at the Donmar Warehouse. 

Andy uses Mike Balter mallets, Bosphorus cymbals and instruments and accessories from Black Swamp Percussion & PTECH (percussion technologies).

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