Jazz • Classical • Blues • Pop
Since the age of fifteen, Andrew has been playing trumpet and flugelhorn professionally. He has had the honor of touring with artists such as Brian Setzer (currently) and Yve Evans, and has performed with Aretha Franklin, Andrea Bocelli, Midnight Oil, Johnny Mathis, Michael Bolton, Dionne Warwick, Whitney Houston, Peter White, Paul Brown, Chaka Khan, Brenda Russell, the Clayton Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, and Randi Crawford.
Andrew has performed on the television shows American Idol, King of Queens, and the Talk (performing with Andrea Bocelli) as well as motion pictures such as Anchorman 2, Starsky and Hutch, Why Do Fools Fall In Love and George Wallace (starring Angelina Jolie and Gary Sinise). He has performed in the El Centro Jazz Festival in Torino, Italy, The Long Beach Jazz, L.A. Classic Jazz, Orange County Art and Jazz, La Quinta Art & Jazz, and many other festivals throughout the country. He has also been invited to perform with the world famous Pacific Symphony at both the Verizon Amphitheater in Irvine, California as well as the Segerstrom Performing Arts Center in Irvine, California.
You may have unknowingly heard him playing in a television commercial for Google, Pechanga Indian Casino, Nutra Systems, Los Angeles Times, A.M./P.M. Mini Markets, or perhaps even an episode or two of the Saturday morning cartoon, Spiderman.
Composer, songwriter, arranger, educator, and performer, Andrew Carney covers a broad range of music styles. His debut CD entitled, “Home Again” is now accompanied by his latest release, “Playtime”. Andrew is joined on this project by tenor saxophone great Justo Almario, drummer Land Richards, and bassist Alex Al, among many others.