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Andy Wood

Andrew Wood is a professional musician based in Nottingham. Working across a range of genres, Andrew has established himself as one of the most in-demand drummers in the East Midlands. Born in 1991, Andrew is now an experienced performer having had the pleasure of working with jazz groups of every size, orchestras, musical theatre pit bands, wind bands, brass bands and soul bands. Since graduating from Leeds College of Music (BA Jazz Performance) in 2013, Andrew has enjoyed a successful freelance career which has seen him perform at venues ranging from intimate jazz clubs to the Royal Albert Hall.  Andrew's current musical focus is directed towards a celebration of the music of George Gershwin with the Andrew Wood Trio (filmed in the Djanogly Recital Hall at UoN). He is also a member of the Ben Martin Quartet and dedicated to developing the Nottingham roots jazz scene. Outside of jazz, Andrew is involved with session recording and touring as a freelance musician with other artists such as Harleighblu and Scorzayzee. As an educator, Andrew teaches drum kit privately from his home studio in Nottingham, the Ockbrook School in Derby and also at  University of Nottingham.

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