John McAndrew is a storyteller. He draws pictures on water like an ancient calligrapher. The lyrics float up and into your musical psyche. Describe him as Paul Simon with a smidgen of Harry Chapin and a dollop of Jimmy Webb. His music is revealing. It lays bare the soul. It speaks to a time that was and to what might be.
If you call him a piano player--you'd be absolutely correct--in part. If you call him a singer that'd be right on target, too. John McAndrew is a piano player. He's a singer. And, to complete the picture--throw in songwriter. It's that unique combination that makes John's music work for him. "I want to make sense of the things I feel. I try to tell stories, say important things and make them easy to understand. Lyrics are power." says McAndrew. More »
Instrument: Kawai Pianos