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Drummer / Composer /

Arranger / Band Leader

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"He's a strong and confident player... [who] can swing at a moment's notice!"

Gregory Porter

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BBC Young Jazz Musician of the Year 2022 Semi-finalist Andrew Duncan is a freelance drummer from Scotland based in Birmingham, UK. He has vast experience playing in a wide range of musical settings including small jazz groups, big bands, funk and soul bands and New Orleans style brass bands. As a bandleader, he fronts his own sextet consisting of key musicians within the Birmingham and London jazz scene while being a sideman in multiple groups. He is a member of Birmingham based New Orleans style brass band Head Rush Brass Band and the ever in-demand luxury wedding and party band Mirror.


He has performed alongside artists such as Yazz Ahmed, Soweto Kinch, John O'Gallagher, Jean Toussaint, Percy Pursglove, Nigel Price, Paul Booth, Neil Yates and Arnie Somogyi.

Andrew has also supported American drummer Ari Hoenig and saxophonist Jerry Bergonzi on their respective UK tours in 2021 and 2022.

Andrew's sextet's debut album Islands is out now on all streaming platforms.

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