Andy Fite, jazz guitar!

Andy Fite grew up in Pittsburgh, PA., and has been living in New York City since 1985. His first musical inspiration was the Beatles, but one day, at the age of 16, he heard both Charlie Parker and Lennie Tristano, and Jazz got a new and enthusiastic student. While in Pittsburgh, Andy played with practically everybody on the scene there, plus such visitors as Kenny Clarke, Billy Eckstine, Bucky Pizzarelli, and Tal Farlow.

Since moving to New York, he has been studying Jazz Improvising with Connie Crothers, appearing in clubs and concerts, touring from time to time in Scandinavia, and also teaching privately. His three CD releases have all received warm critical comment. They are:

*Congratulations to Andy Fite and his wife, jazz pianist and singer, Boel Dirke, on the birth of their son, Nik! *

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