Andy Wasserman

Andy Wasserman

New York, N.Y. USA

Pianist and native New Yorker Andy Wasserman draws on an astonishingly diverse range of experiences in the music industry. His original compositions, arrangements and instrumental performances on many recordings and soundtracks for TV, Radio and Film productions have appeared on the NBC, CBS and ABC networks, as well as Cable TV stations that include A & E, The Lifetime Network, The History Channel, The Travel Channel, TBS, Nickelodeon, The Turner Network, QVC and The Learning Channel. Internationally, his work has been heard on TV, film and radio produced around the world in countries that include Japan, Argentina, Canada, Hong Kong, Italy, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway, Ireland, Australia, Brazil, Australia, Belgium, Czech Republic, Mexico, South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom and France.

Additionally, Andy has been extremely active with work in the field of Holistic Music Healing (the therapeutic modalities of music) in private and public venues since 1974, and has released 14 CDs over the last 20 years.

He is currently presenting weekly Live Stream SOLO PIANO concerts on his beautifully restored 1924 Steinway “M” Grand piano. Visit his official website ANDYWASSERMAN.COM to view current and past performances.

Andy’s unique and sophisticated thematic solo piano work has been produced on special edition TV/Film Music Library CDs as composer, arranger and instrumentalist, distributed around the world by both the Pyramid Music Library (SOLO PIANO, Vol. 1) and the TWI North American Library (SOLO PIANO, Vol. 2) through licensing deals with Premier Radio Network.

Wasserman’s publishing company Andrew Roy Music has a catalog of 35 of his original compositions that have been recorded and released for worldwide distribution. BMI maintains a catalog of 73 published works with Wasserman as songwriter & composer. Andy entered the digital recording downloads and streaming market in June 2007. His 2020 licensing arrangement through TuneCore and Repost sells and plays his music through Google Play, YouTube Music, Spotify, Apple Music, Alibaba, Amazon Music, AMI Entertainment, Anghami, Boomplay, Deezer, Facebook, Instagram, iHeartRadio, Claro Música, KKBox, MelonPlus, Napster, NetEase, Pandora Plus, Resso, Saavn, Shazam, Sound Exchange, Tencent,Tidal, TikTok, Twitch, VK, Yandex, MediaNet, Simfy Africa, VerveLife, Gracenote, 7digital, Spinlet, Neurotic Media, Target Music, Claromusica, Zvooq, 8Tracks,Q.sic, Kuack, PlayNetwork, Touchtunes, Music Island, Joox, TimMusic, SoundTrack Your Brand, Zed+ and Gaana.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND SUMMARY

Bachelor of Music degree from New England Conservatory of Music, Boston.

Studied abroad at University and L’Academie des Musique in Sion, Switzerland.
  
Graduate studies in Music Therapy at New York University.
  
Attended The High School of Music and Art and The Metropolitan Music School in Manhattan.
  
Mentored through intensive, long-term private study by:
Dwike Mitchell - piano
George Russell - composition, Lydian Chromatic Concept of Tonal Organization (The LCCOTO)
Papa Ladji Camara - jembe (West African drumming)
Jeannette Giguere - classical piano
Anne Dodge - classical and jazz piano

TEACHING BACKGROUND SUMMARY

Private music teacher and mentor for 40 years; 2020 roster of over 25 students per week via online SKYPE lessons.

Visiting artist giving master classes at Universities, Colleges and Festivals throughout the United States.

Presenting master classes, workshops, teacher-training and performing concerts as an arts-in-education curriculum specialist in over 2000 schools, working with K-12 grade students and teachers since 1979.

Certified Instructor of George Russell’s Lydian Chromatic Concept of Tonal Organization; providing lessons and seminars since 1982.

Creator of PIANO LESSON CITY, an online private lesson music school specializing in customized and personalized instruction for all ages, all levels and all styles

 

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