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Andrew Charles Waite Andrew Charles Waite

My grandpa was spent the majority of his life gigging as a guitarist while supporting his family. when I was 6 or so I wanted to play guitar like him. My mom said take a year of piano first. Fought it every step. Finally was allowed to try to learn guitar, unfortunately I'm terrible at guitar, and it never stuck. 5th grade rolls along and I pick up trumpet. 8th grade rolls along and the band teacher wants some of the 15 trumpets to switch instruments, I got moved to french horn, which I played for the all of high school. my first exposure to jazz was when I played in the jazz band my 9th grade year, which was still at the junior high and not the high school. All through high school I listened to jazz all the time and played it as much as a could. Sang in the top choirs at my school including the jazz choir, and enjoyed it all the time. Been at college and still am, was a music major for one semester, decided I don't like learning classical theory. So here I am listening and playing in everything I can. Enjoying every minute of it.

Primary Instrument




Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced


I've been commended by many great instrumentalists for my sense of improvising, including such great artists as Scott Whitfield and Bruce Forman. That is no exhaustive list, but I want you to know that I know what I'm hearing. I also understand that I am not some huge name in jazz. So if you want some really cheap lessons, They are $10 an hour over skype If you happen to be in southern Idaho we can hopefully arrange something in person

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