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Andy Irvine

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