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Andy Price has been playing guitar since the age of 10 years old and has been a professional for 30 years.

 
Playing in bands from the age of 16, Andy has worked in hotels, clubs and bars throughout England and toured extensively throughout Europe including a period in Scandinavia.
 
Whilst studying guitar at the Guitar Institute he was introduced to Mike Alexander, a highly respected musician, piano player and Musical Director for Shirley Bassey. Mike then joined Andy and his band along with Snake Davis, sax player from the Lisa Stansfield band & M-People.
 
The association led to Andy's first sessions namely "Family Fortunes" for Carlton Television. This was swiftly followed by albums, the first being Shirley Bassey's album "Keep The Music Playing" in 1994 and other records including "I Love You Always Forever" by Donna Lewis which was a Top 10 hit in the UK.
 
From then on sessions flooded in. Andy became resident guitarist on the BBC flagship daytime programme "Pebble Mill" and notched up a staggering 700 live shows in 4 years. The list of the stars he has worked with is obviously considerable as is his radio credits.
 
Other TV specials include "Phantom of the Opera", "Grease". "Tommy" and "Starlight Express".
 
Andy has also composed music for television and his collaboration with prolific TV composer David Lowe resulted in Andy playing many sessions including "Police Camera Action", "Jeremy Clarkson's Motorworld", "Noel's Tele Years", "Really Wild Show", "Extreme Machines" etc. etc.
 
During the mid-90s Andy joined "Guitarist Magazine" as techniques writer along with Brian Setzer and Eddie Van Halen amongst others! He later was finalist in 'Guitarist of the Year'.
 
More recently, Andy and his wife Debby (bass guitar) have toured in the Middle-East playing 5-star hotels and cruising with Holland America with his band "The View". They both sing as well.
   

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