Patrick Andy

Patrick Andriantsialonina aka Patrick Andy was born and raised in Madagascar. He began playing guitar at a young age and bass at 17 and it wasn’t long before he began playing with Madagascar's most prominent artists. Soon thereafter, music would take him abroad to places like Paris, Geneva, and his soon to be home New York City. He has had the honor of working with: Christian artists Andrae Crouch, Donnie McClurkin, Ivory McDonald, Joanne Rosario, Freddy Rodriguez, Uche Agu, Rene Gonzalez, The Christ Tabernacle Youth Choir,  Latin artists Obie Bermudez, Liz Menezes, Singers Wyclef Jean, Nikki Yanofsky, Aaradhna, Stephanie Mckay, bassists Meshell Ndengeocello, Matt Garrison, Reggie Young, singer songwriter Rachel Brown, jazz singers Malika Zarra, Kavita Shah, from the World Music scene such artists as Vieux Farka Toure, Emeline Michele, Razia Said, Diblo Dibala, Abdoulaye Alhassane, pianist Meddy Gerville, and musician/producer Jamba Castro and Clay Bogan among others. He recorded with jazz drummers Francisco Mela, Chris Dave, Chris Coleman, Nat Townsley, Obed Calvaire, and guitarist Lionel Loueke, Nir Felder , trumpeter Jeremy Pelt and sax player Greg Tardy and Bob Franceschini, as well as playing alongside Mike Stern, Leni Stern and John Scofield. He was part of the faculty at the Boden Center for the Arts in the Bronx and was commissioned to conduct a workshop at New School of Music in NY

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”The supporting musicians and vocalists are very tight and the end product is very solid. His technique and musicality are quite impressive and this young player has a lot of potential for the future” - Bass Musician Magazine

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