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Andy McKee

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Andy is one of the world’s finest solo acoustic guitarists and his cross-over success to more than 200 million Youtube viewers underscores his emergence as one of the most important and popular artists to surface in years.

To fans of virtuoso musicianship it is Andy’s attention to song structure and melodic content that elevates him above the rest. To fans of popular music Andy entertains both the eye and the ear as he magically transforms the steel string guitar into full orchestra via his use of altered tunings, tapping, partial capos, percussive hits and signature two handed technique.

This past year he has toured with Dream Theater, Eric Johnson, and other stellar musicians. He has recorded with Josh Groban on the multi-platinum "Noel" record and has recorded tracks with Lee Ritenour and Steve Lukather on Lee's newest record, "6 String Theory".

Andy usually plays more than 200 shows a year all over the planet. His most recent album, "Joyland", out on Razor & Tie is his 5th release.

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