Andres Rotmistrovsky

Andres RotmistrovskyAndres Rotmistrovsky is a virtuoso bassplayer. Renowned for his creative originality and an innovative way of approaching music through the bass. Andres Rotmistrovsky is a New York City based bassist, producer, composer and arranger. Has played and/or recorded with some of the most important artists such as Joan Baez, Sertab Erener, Paquito D’ Rivera, Eva Ayllon, Leon Gieco, Marta Gomez, Eva Cortes and Gregorio Uribe Big Band.

Has appeared in venues such as Carnegie Hall, Latin Grammys, Apollo Theater, Nokia Theater and Boston Symphony Hall.

Has toured the U.S. and the world several times (e.g., Europe, Africa, Latin America and Asia) with various jazz/world and Latin groups.

Performs actively in the New York music scene, displaying versatility in playing virtually all styles of music from traditional and contemporary Jazz to R&B, Gospel, Pop, Rock, Celtic, Afro Beat, Flamenco, and Middle Eastern to Latin folkloric music from Peru, Brazil, Cuba, Colombia, Mexico, Uruguay and Argentina.

Andres’ unique and innovative style of arranging and playing popular songs for Solo-Bass guitar called the attention of music critics and listeners all over the globe.

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina where he started his musical career from a very young age upon discovering and completely falling in love with the bass guitar. No one could stop him from practicing; very soon after at the young age of 14 he began his career as a professional musician playing Jazz and Rock in different venues and festivals.

Moved to the United States to attend Berklee College of Music in Boston where he was awarded several scholarships including “International Award 2003,” The “Charles Mingus Award 2007,” and the prestigious “Outstanding Performer Award 2007.” At Berklee he studied with Matt Garrison, Joe Lovano, Terry Lyne Carrington and Oscar Stagnaro, among others. Graduated with honors in 2007, majoring in Jazz Composition.

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