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Andy Summers

Andy Summers
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Andrew James "Andy" Summers (born 31 December 1942) is an English musician, born in Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire. Best known as the guitarist for the rock band The Police, he has also recorded twelve solo albums, collaborated with many other artists, toured extensively under his own name, published several books, and composed several film scores. Summers' professional career began in the mid-60s in London as the guitarist for the British rhythm and blues band Zoot Money's Big Roll Band, which eventually came under the influence of the spreading psychedelic scene and evolved into the acid rock group Dantalian's Chariot. After the demise of Dantalion's Chariot, Summers joined Soft Machine for a period of three months and toured the United States, though he never recorded with the band. He joined The Police in 1977 and remained with the band until they split up in 1986, scoring massive success worldwide. After the band's end, he has been involved in a number of different projects, including work with Robert Fripp, John Etheridge, Tony Levin, and many more, in styles ranging from experimental to rock to jazz.
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http://www.andysummers.com
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Releases on file (20)
Andy Summers / Fernanda Takai — Fundamental Andy Summers / Fernanda Takai — Fundamental
(Microservice 7898324306419, 2012, CD)
Andy Summers / Ben Verdery — First You Build a Cloud... Andy Summers / Ben Verdery — First You Build a Cloud...
(R.A.R.E. RAR 1001, 2007, CD)
Andy Summers / Victor Biglione — Splendid Brazil Andy Summers / Victor Biglione — Splendid Brazil
(R.A.R.E. RAR 1016, 2005, CD)
Andy Summers — Earth + Sky Andy Summers — Earth + Sky
(Golden Wire GW 1001-2, 2003, CD)
Andy Summers — Peggy's Blue Skylight Andy Summers — Peggy's Blue Skylight
(BMG 09026-63679-2, 2000, CD)
Andy Summers — Green Chimneys: The Music of Thelonious Monk Andy Summers — Green Chimneys: The Music of Thelonious Monk
(BMG 09026-63472-2, 1999, CD)
Andy Summers / Victor Biglione — Strings of Desire Andy Summers / Victor Biglione — Strings of Desire
(BMG 09026-63326-2, 1998, CD)
Kevin Ayers — Too Old to Die Young Kevin Ayers — Too Old to Die Young
(Hux Records HUX 006, 1998, 2CD)
Andy Summers — The Last Dance of Mr. X Andy Summers — The Last Dance of Mr. X
(RCA Victor 09026-68937-2, 1997, CD)
Andy Summers — Synaesthesia Andy Summers — Synaesthesia
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2430, 1995/2014, CD)
Andy Summers / John Etheridge — Invisible Threads Andy Summers / John Etheridge — Invisible Threads
(Favored Nations FNA5030-2, 1993/2002, CD)
Andy Summers — World Gone Strange Andy Summers — World Gone Strange
(Private 01005 82088 2, 1991, CD)
Andy Summers — Charming Snakes Andy Summers — Charming Snakes
(Private 2069-2-P, 1990, CD)
Andy Summers — The Golden Wire Andy Summers — The Golden Wire
(Private 2048-2-P, 1989, CD)
Andy Summers — Mysterious Barricades Andy Summers — Mysterious Barricades
(Private 259 966, 1988, CD)
Andy Summers — XYZ Andy Summers — XYZ
(MCAD-42007, 1987, CD)
Andy Summers / Robert Fripp — Bewitched Andy Summers / Robert Fripp — Bewitched
(A&M UICY-9241, 1984/2002, CD)
Andy Summers / Robert Fripp — I Advance Masked Andy Summers / Robert Fripp — I Advance Masked
(A&M 7502149132, 1982/2007, CD)
Kevin Ayers — First Show in the Appearance Business: The BBC Sessions 1973-76 Kevin Ayers — First Show in the Appearance Business: The BBC Sessions 1973-76
(Band of Joy BOJCD 020, 1976/1996, CD)
David Bedford — The Odyssey David Bedford — The Odyssey
(Virgin CDOVD 444, 1976/1994, CD)

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