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Andy Blanco
Independent - United States


Andy Blanco is a percussionist in New York City with a diverse career of performing and recording with symphony orchestras, opera companies, chamber ensembles, bands, singers, composers and on Broadway. He is currently the percussionist and assistant conductor for the TONY Award winning Broadway revival of Hello Dolly.  He has most recently performed with the Broadway productions of An American in Paris, Bullets Over Broadway, and Nice Work If You Can Get It as well as with the Metropolitan Opera,  New York Philharmonic, American Symphony Orchestra, and Novus NY.

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 maintains a private teaching studio in New York City and is an artist endorser for Pearl drums and percussion, Adams musical instruments, Sabian cymbals, Evans drumheads, and Innovative Percussion sticks and mallets.


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