Andy Bain.

NYJOS at Tollbooth,Stirling

Andrew Bain is one of the leading performers and educators in the UK. A graduate of the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London and winner of the BBC Big Band Drummer, he has performed with a multitude of incredible musicians, including Wynton Marsalis, Natalie Cole, Kenny Wheeler, Randy Brecker and Dave Liebman, Jacqui Dankworth and many more. He has performed at many prestigious venues in the UK, Europe and the US, including the BBC Proms and the Montreux Jazz Festival. 

Receiving his MMus from the Manhattan School of Music, he was resident in New York from 2001-07. During this time, he performed extensively with Thelonious Monk Competition winner Jon Irabagon, as well as with Mostly Other People Do The Killing, Dave Lalama and Matt Brewer. He has performed at many of New York’s famous clubs. Andrew is Senior Lecturer in Jazz at the Birmingham Conservatoire and Artistic Director of Jazz for the National Youth Orchestras of Scotland. He is also a member of the National Youth Jazz Collective with Artistic Director Dave Holland. Andrew is currently studying for his PhD in jazz improvisation at Birmingham City University. Another wonderful addition to the Summer School team!