Andrew's work with Michael
It includes: stage managing and designing/creating promotional materials for all four of Michael's project bands, investigating performance venues, researching for Michael's upcoming Art of Practicing book, creating and maintaining listings at music teachers' directory websites, and overseeing the maintenance of Second Sight Studio.
Andrew Reissiger is a composer and accomplished multi-instrumentalist on the nylon-string guitar, electric guitar, and Bolivian charango.
For a decade, he
has helped to bring the charango-a traditional Andean instrument-into the world of jazz, chamber music, African and Balkan styles.
Andrew is co-founder of the group "Dromedary", an internationally recognized world music ensemble that filters traditional forms into new compositions and arrangements for Bolivian charango, Turkish cümbüs, Appalachian lap dulcimer, mandolin, and guitar.
has collaborated with Puerto Ricans Roy Brown Ramirez, Tito Auger, & Puerto Rican-American Tao Rodriguez-Seeger on Que Vaya Bién, a CD that Jaime Torres Torres of El Nuevo Día (San Juan, PR) calls "one of ten best productions of 2006.
also regularly performs with Ugandan vocalist Omega Bugembe Okello.
With seven critically acclaimed recordings to his
name, Andrew Reissiger
has had the opportunity to perform in Puerto Rico, Europe, and throughout the United States.
has shared the stage with the likes of Fania All Stars member Luiz "Perico" Ortiz and Eddy Navia of Sukay and has opened shows for Inti-Illimani, trumpeter Dave Douglas, guitarists Al Di Meola and John Jorgenson, dobroist Jerry Douglas, and even Pete Seeger.
has performed on National Public Radio's Mountain Stage and his
music can occasionally be heard in between news stories on All Things Considered.
has also produced and consulted for documentary film.
hosted the popular radio show "World Tour" for 3 years which aired statewide on Georgia Public Broadcasting.
has produced segments for KALW
in San Francisco and The World Vision Report.