For 2 years, Michael Andrew was the headline singer and bandleader at the world famous Rainbow Room atop Rockefeller Center in New York City where he entertained audiences nightly and hosted a live Radio Broadcast, “LIVE FROM THE RAINBOW ROOM.” He was the band-leader and singer at Merv Griffin’s “Coconut Club” in The Beverly Hilton in California. While on “Larry King Live,” Merv called Michael Andrew “one of the great singers of all time.”
A frequent symphonic pops guest artist, Michael Andrew has appeared with symphonic orchestras in Akron, Albuquerque, Birmingham, Charlotte, Melbourne (FL), Houston, Jacksonville, Long Beach, Missoula, Orlando, Pasadena, Philadelphia, Providence, Palm Beach, Palm Springs, San Antonio, Sarasota, and other cities across America.
His hit musical, Mickey Swingerhead & the Earthgirls led to the formation of his swingin' 8-Piece Band, SWINGERHEAD which toured all over the country. Michael formed the THE ATOMIC BIG BAND, an 18-piece band that has performed in Hollywood for the premier of the Warner Bros. movie, POSEIDON and continues to play engagements from Presidential Inaugural Balls to high society fundraisers. His newest orchestra, THE GERSHWIN BIG BAND will debut with a National Tour and CD release this year!
Michael performs in musicals and comedies in Regional Theatre from Shakespeare to Cole Porter. On the other side of the curtain, as a composer, lyricist and book writer, he's created shows paying tribute to the writers of the American Songbook including Johnny Mercer, Sammy Cahn, and the Gershwins. And composed or performed his music for motion pictures including “Heart Breakers,” “Inglorious Bastards,” “Mad Hot Ballroom,” “Bobby Jones – Stroke of Genius,” and “The Five People You Meet in Heaven.” Recently, he produced music for Mitch Albom’s new musical “HOCKEY” which debuted in Detroit.