VIC FIRTH ARTIST
ANDY GANGADEEN

Andy Gangadeen is all about detail. If you booked him for a session for example and the engineer wasn't getting a good sound from his kit, Andy would know how to place the mics to get it to sound better. Or if things were drifting time-wise because the synchronising wasn't quite right, he would advise you on what to do get it right. Or even if half the desk went down, give him an hour or two and a soldering iron and he'll fix it.

Andy didn't start playing the drums until he was 17 years old, at which point he simultaneously started work at McDonalds. After 4 years as a 5 Star worker at McDonald's Andy went out one night with his friend Perty to see a drummer named Neal Wilkinson.

Andy said "How come he can play like that?" Purty said "Because he doesn't work in McDonalds".

He hasn't seen the inside of a McDonalds since that day.

VIDEO SPOTLIGHT:

 Video Interview:
 

Andy talks about his long career in music, including his gigs with Lisa Stansfield, Duran Duran, Massive Attack, The Spice Girls, Jeff Beck and his own group, The Bays.



Andy's stick of choice:
SD2 Bolero
Round tip. Perfect for light jazz‚ studio‚ orchestral and pit work.
L = 15 3/4" | Dia. = .635"
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Visit Andy online:
www.TheBays.com



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