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Andy Blanco
Independent - United States


Andy Blanco is a freelance percussionist in New York City. He is currently the percussionist for the new Broadway musical Bullets Over Broadway. Prior to this, he served as the percussionist/assistant conductor for the Broadway show Nice Work If You Can Get It.  He enjoys a diverse career of performing and recording with symphony orchestras, chamber ensembles, bands, singers, composers and on Broadway.

Andy earned both a Bachelor’s Degree in Classical Percussion and a Master’s Degree in Orchestral Performance from the Manhattan School of Music.  He is a member of the percussion faculty at the 92nd Street Y and maintains a private teaching studio in New York City.  Andy is an artist endorser for Pearl Corporation and Adams Musical Instruments, Paiste, and Innovative Percussion.


Andy Blanco Music

Equipment Configuration

Masters MCX
Chestnut Fade
22x18 bass drum
10x8 tom
12x9 tom
14x14 floor tom
16x16 floor tom
14x6.5 Dennis Chambers Signature
Snare Drum

Bobby Allende Congas
Bobby Allende Bongos
Travel Congas
Elite Djembe
Elite Timbales
Jingle Cajon

6.5x14 Solid Maple Philharmonic Snare Drum
5x14 Aluminum Philharmonic Snare Drum

Adams Revolution Timpani
Adams Alpha Vibraphone
Adams Soloist Xylophone