andyblue
Gig Seeker Pro

andyblue

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States | SELF

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States | SELF
Band Folk Blues

Calendar

This band hasn't logged any future gigs

This band hasn't logged any past gigs

This band has not uploaded any videos
This band has not uploaded any videos

Music

Press


This band has no press

Discography

CAFE PHILLIPPE
ANDYBLUE AND THE BLUES MISSIONARY'S
KEY TO THE HIGHWAY

Photos

Bio


his stunning vibrato vocals his voice is often compared to Cat Stevens and Burl Ives.
Accompanying himself on piano and guitar, his vast reportoire ranges through topical
blues, political satire, union songs, and contemporary folk, a library of several hundred
pieces. In his early career he worked as a music therapist and Over the past 15 years he has studied with many famous musicians including
Joseph Shabalala (leader of Ladysmith Black Mambazo), Peggy Seeger,
Chris Williamson, John Cephas (Cephas & Wiggins), Ann Rabson (Saphire, The
Uppity Blues Women), Mary Flower, Steve James, Lil Waterson, Andrea Clearfield,
Richard Drueding, and others, and is considered Philadelphia's leading
labor/protest singer. In addition to performing for many civil-rights and labor groups
he leads a commercial act known as Andyblue & The Blues Missionaries.