ABOUT

Andrew Morgan BA, R.E.C.E.

Andrew studied Violoncello at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, the electric and fretless electric bass at Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology and majored in music at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. He also did piano studies at the Royal Conservatory of Music also in Toronto.

Andrew's vocal musical endeavors have taken him to the stage of Ottawa's N.A.C. where he sang in the OPERA chorus for the OPERA LYRAS 1998 production of Verdi's "AIDA".

Andrew worked on a volunteer basis as the bassist and band leader for the Sunnybrook Big Band and also as bassist for two years in Paul Robson's ""Swing Machine". Both of these were 16 piece "big bands" which played music of the1930's through the 1970's. Both bands were based in Toronto, Ontario.

During his third year of Jazz studies at Humber College (Toronto Ontario), Andrew organized and led and performed as bass player in The Crows Nest Quartet which performed regularly at York University in Toronto. His diverse background has taken him into the realm of MIDI music composition also into music education. He has played Soca and Reggae with the Ottawa band "HOT ICE", and Andrew Morgan was also keyboard player for the reggae and world music sensation, GALAXY, based in Ottawa, Canada and was also a bass, cello and guitar teacher at the Manotick School of Music for seven years. He has performed as a "sideman" and recorded, in Ottawa.

Andrew was a teaching artist for Sistema Kingston for 2016/17

Andrew has played bass for the The Kingston Ceili Band and he currently plays cello in the Quinte Symphony, Belleville's regional orchestra and occasionally can be heard at Local Open Blues Jams on keyboards, bass or guitar at the Kingston R.C.H.A. club or playing keyboards with Kingston guitar/vocalist, Shane Dunne. Andrew is a Registered Early Childhood Educator and he is also currently on staff at Long and McQuade, Kingston, teaching Piano, Guitar Uke and Bass guitar as well as Cello.

https://www.long-mcquade.com/lessons/Ontario/Kingston/

https://soundcloud.com/andrew-morgan-77/

Screen name:
AmMusic
Member since:
Jun 19 2013
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
30
Gigs played:
50 to 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
1 night a week

Influences

Mostly ROCK, JAZZ, BLUES & 'CLASSICAL' MUSIC

(...though I listen and enjoy many kinds of great Music!!!)

Early influences were....Deep Purple, Yes, Genesis, Phil Collins, Elton John, Rush, E.L.P. and more!

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,

Yo Yo Ma, 2Cellos, Pat Metheny, Ella Fitzgerald, David Braid, Oscar Peterson, Bill Evans, Chick Corea and lots of Big Band Jazz... and the list goes on!

Instrument experience:

Bass Guitar:
Advanced
Keyboard:
Advanced
Electronic Music:
Advanced
Vocalist - Tenor:
Moderate
Rhythm Guitar:
Moderate
Lead Guitar:
Moderate
Acoustic Guitar:
Moderate
Piano:
Moderate
Background Singer:
Moderate
Cello:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

I prefer not to list my equipment online.

MUSIC