You may not have heard of Andrew Synowiec by name, but chances are you have heard his guitar playing. Whether on the blockbuster movie Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, the theme to The NFL on FOX, or a Billboard hit, Andrew is one of LA’s busiest session musicians. Andrew has recorded for an incredibly diverse spectrum of artists ranging from Michael Buble to Rob Zombie. He has garnered eight Grammy nominations and contributed to records selling over 10 million copies worldwide. In addition, Andrew plays on numerous film and commercial music sessions for clients such as Sony, Warner Bros., Universal, MGM, Disney, New Line Cinema and many others.
Andrew’s live performances have taken him around the globe to venues ranging from Madison Square Garden to The Blue Note in Tokyo, Japan. He has appeared on ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, MTV, VH1 and performed with a wide range of recording artists from indie rockers A Fine Frenzy to country music star Jo Dee Messina to the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Andrew is also a member of the acclaimed LA Big Band, Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band.
Andrew’s productions and arrangements have been released by EMI records and can be heard often on ABC, FOX, MTV and CW. Andrew holds a Master’s Degree in Music from the University of Miami, where he performed with some of the most renowned artists in Jazz including Maria Schneider, Vince Mendoza, Joe Lovano, David Liebman, Bob Berg, Bob Mintzer, Jim McNeely and James Moody. He was twice honored with Down Beat Magazine’s Outstanding Performance Award. Andrew is endorsed by Taylor Guitars, Aiken Amplification, Elixir Strings, and Mogami Cables.
Recent projects include Michael Buble To Be Loved (No.1 on Billboard 200), Alejandro Sanz La Musica No Se Toca (No.1 on Billboard Latin Albums), Oblivion (No. 1 Opening Weekend) and The Internship (opens June 7).