Onto a shining start
Andrew started playing the ukulele when he was 13 years old and hasn’t looked back. His love and passion of this little instrument shows in his playing and song writing ability. His first CD, entitled “The Beginning”, on which he composed eight of the 11 songs was a finalist in the “Ukulele Album of the Year” category at the 2014 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards (Hawaii’s version of the grammy awards).
Welcomed by the community
Recognized for music excellence by the Hawai`i Academy of Recording Arts (HARA)
More than just the beginning
A few of Andrew’s songs off “The Beginning” CD have been used in a promotional video for Maui’s Ocean Vodka, and his original song “E Ho’i Ke Aloha” was selected for an indie film shot in Hawaii.
In addition, one of his music videos was also selected for a promotional video shown on Hawaiian Airlines’ inflight entertainment. Passengers were able to enjoy the sweet sounds of Andrew’s music, helping get their vacation into the aloha spirit.
His second CD, “A New Journey”, was released in 2017 where Andrew composed 10 of the 14 songs. Special friends and ukulele masters performing along with him include Jake Shimabukuro, Kalei Gamiao and Craig Chee on cello.
Two songs from “A New Journey” were featured in the 2017 indie film “Revenge in Kind”.
Andrew’s music is categorized a mix of Hawaiian, pop, rock, Latin and a little bit of jazz.
Thank you for visiting his website and we hope you enjoy listening to his music. Aloha!