Andrew Wilcox is a young pianist from the Worcester Area. Growing up studying classical music, the sounds of Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, Herbie Hancock, and Wayne Shorter led him to study jazz. Throughout High School, Andrew studied under numerous musicians in the Worcester Area, most notably Rick Cain, Dick Odgren, Rich Ardizzone, and Tucker Antell. With their support and guidance, he found his way to the District and All-State Bands in Massachusetts.
Following High School, Andrew continued to the Hartt School where he currently studies with world renowned musicians including pianists Rick Germanson, Zaccai Curtis and Chris Casey, bassist Nat Reeves, trombonist Steve Davis, and saxophonists Javon Jackson, Rene McLean, Michael Thomas, and Abe Burton. Andrew has had the opportunity to play venues such as Symphony Hall, Mechanics Hall, The Iridium Jazz Club and the Newport Jazz Festival.
During his time in Hartford, Andrew has become an active member of the Hartford Jazz Community playing regularly at venues like Black-Eyed Sally’s and Integrity n Music. He regularly performs with many of local musicians including Haneef Nelson, David Chevan, Ed Fast and Rob Zapulla.