Andy Scherrer - tenor sax, soprano sax, piano
Joined the VAO in 1991
Born 1946 in Brunadern (CH), lives in Basel (CH).
Joined the Vienna Art Orchestra in 1991.
Studied at the Konservatorium Basel & teaches at the Swiss Jazz School Bern.
He is living as a free lancer since 1972 and played a.o. with Gary Burton,
Cedar Walton & Kirk Lightsay. Leads his own quartet with William Evans,
Isla Eckinger & Dré Pallemaerts. Moreover he is a popular accompanist on piano for a
variety of ensembles. His incomparable sax solos show great richness and depth.
He is recognized as a life-long insider’s tip among musicians.
Recordings: Serenity - Hommage to Joe Henderson (Unit Rec)
Remember Mal Waldron (TCB)
Second Step (TCB)