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Andy Sheppard

ts, ss, *1957 GB, Wiltshire
Musician / Composer of Jazz

British contemporary jazz saxophonist and composer, born January 20, 1957 in Warminster, Wiltshire, England. He has had success internationally, working with important figures such as Gil Evans, George Russell, Carla Bley, Steve Swallow and others. He was awarded multiple British Jazz Awards. He never received formal music education; despite that he wrote more than 300 compositions for various settings - from solo works, small combos to big bands and even chamber orchestras.

     
Instruments
  • Tenor sax
  • Soprano sax
  • Saxophone
  • Flute
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Folk
  • World
  • Electronic
Popular Tracks   
Útviklingssang on Trios by Carla Bley, Andy Sheppard & Steve Swallow
Life Goes On: Life Goes On on Life Goes On by Carla Bley, Andy Sheppard & Steve Swallow
Home on Perfectly Unhappy by Andy Sheppard & Espen Eriksen Trio
Vashkar on Trios by Carla Bley, Andy Sheppard & Steve Swallow
Life Goes On: And On on Life Goes On by Carla Bley, Andy Sheppard & Steve Swallow
1974 on Perfectly Unhappy by Andy Sheppard & Espen Eriksen Trio
Naked Trees on Perfectly Unhappy by Andy Sheppard & Espen Eriksen Trio
Andando El Tiempo: Camino Al Volver on Andando El Tiempo by Carla Bley, Steve Swallow & Andy Sheppard
Above the Horizon on Perfectly Unhappy by Andy Sheppard & Espen Eriksen Trio
Perfectly Unhappy on Perfectly Unhappy by Andy Sheppard & Espen Eriksen Trio

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Perfectly UnhappyEspen Eriksen Trio With Andy Sheppard2018Album
Letters To MarleneGuillaume De Chassy & Christophe Marguet With Andy Sheppard2018Album
Shakespeare SongsGuillaume De Chassy, Christophe Marguet, Andy Sheppard2016Album
Andando El TiempoCarla Bley / Andy Sheppard / Steve Swallow2016Album
Sounds From The HarborAndy Sheppard, Masa Kamaguchi, Michele Rabbia, Marco Tindiglia2014Album
TriosCarla Bley / Andy Sheppard / Steve Swallow2013Album
TetrisAntonio Jasevoli With Fabrizio Bosso, Andy Sheppard, Enrico Zanisi, Emanuele Smimmo2013Album
Trio LiberoAndy Sheppard / Michel Benita / Sebastian Rochford : Trio Libero2012Album
Made in NormandieAndy Sheppard2010Album
Movements In ColourAndy Sheppard2009Album
Baluji Shrivastav & Re-OrientBaluji Shrivastav & Re-Orient Featuring Hossam Ramzy, Andy Sheppard, Guy Barker2006Compil.
On The Edge Of A Perfect MomentRita Marcotulli, Andy Sheppard2005Album
The Lost ChordsCarla Bley / Andy Sheppard / Steve Swallow / Billy Drummond : The Lost Chords2004Album
P.S.Andy Sheppard & John Parricelli2003Album
Music For A New CrossingAndy Sheppard & Kathryn Tickell2001Album
Nocturnal TouristAndy Sheppard2001Album
Dancing Man & WomanAndy Sheppard2000Album
Swimming In (Realtime)Andy Sheppard1999Album
Learning To WaveAndy Sheppard1998Album
Engang - OnceMaj-Britt Kramer, Andy Sheppard1997Album
Moving ImageAndy Sheppard, Steve Lodder1996Album
Songs With LegsCarla Bley / Andy Sheppard / Steve Swallow1996Album
Terror And MagnificenceJohn Harle Featuring Elvis Costello, Sarah Leonard & Andy Sheppard1996Album
3 CouleursPeter Erskine, Remy Chaudagne, Andy Sheppard1995Album
Delivery SuiteAndy Sheppard1994Album
InclassificableAndy Sheppard / Naná Vasconcelos / Steve Lodder1994Album
Rhythm MethodAndy Sheppard1993Album
Rhythm Method (Radio Edits)Andy Sheppard1993Single
In Co-MotionAndy Sheppard1991Album
Soft On The InsideAndy Sheppard1990Album
66 Shades Of LipstickKeith Tippett / Andy Sheppard1990Album
Bright MomentsAndy Sheppard Featuring Dolly James1990Single
Introductions In The DarkAndy Sheppard1989Album
SOLAndy Sheppard1988Album
Java JiveAndy Sheppard1987Single
Andy SheppardAndy Sheppard1987Album
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