Andy Irvine is best known for his driving bass
grooves, huge tone, ferocious soloing and song writing skills. His
vast experience performing on the road and in the
studio find him equally at home holding down thick
fundamental support lines, ripping off aggressive bass solos
and all points between. He has been influenced by funk,
soul, blues, Jazz, gospel and various rock styles of music.
With a playful musical personality and dynamic presence on
the stage, Andy radiates with passion and love for his
As a top call freelance side man/session musician Irvine
spends a great deal of time performing on the road and in
the studio with various artists covering a wide range of
styles. Andy is currently touring and performing live with:
Mississippi based piano virtuoso Eden Brent,
and his own funky blues act-Andrew Irvine Group,
Andy has contributed his solid bass work to
50 albums with national and international artists.
Irvine was featured in an interview/article on soloing in
the March 2009 issue of Bass Player Magazine, the magazine
refers to him as a "soloist sensation". He is a
dedicated educator of music and is currently presenting
concert clinics nationally with the support of his sponsor/endorsements:
Warwick Basses and Amps, EMG Pickups, Black Diamond Strings, Levey's Leather straps & gig bags,
Excetylene Pro Audio, Babicz Full Contact Hardware, Essential Sound Products PowerChord PRO,
Daring Audio pedals, Jensen MEGA acoustic Bass, Stratage electric guitars.
Since launching his clinic series in 2009 Andy has presented 35 bass clinics nationally,
appeared at both the 2009 and 2010 Bass Player Live events held in LA.
In 2012 25+ clinics are slated with Warwick and EMG as sponsors.
In March 2012 The Andrew Irvine Group will tour 6 countries throughout Europe in support of "Can't Slow Down"
2012 will mark the launching of Andy's high profile educational clinic series with Warwick/EMG sponsoring, titeld-The Warwick Sound Of Bass - Clinic Tour.
Throughout 2012 the tour will hit 25 cities across the entire USA, in each city there will be a massive promotion and thousands of
dollars worth of FREE giveaways including Warwick basses, amps, and strings, EMG pickups and much more