Andrea Longato

guitar player/producer

About

Andrea Longato is a guitar player, producer and session musician based in New York.

Performing/Recording credits: Janita, Blake Morgan, Vanessa Bley, Matt Doyle, Ron Pope, Kris Gruen and Elaine Lachica, among others. Studio collaborations: Charles Newman (Magnetic Fields), Kieran Kelly (Angus & Julia Stone, Surfjan Stevens) and Benedetto Caccavale (Maxwell, Ashanti), among others.

As a bandleader Andrea has been playing with his instrumental trio at selected events in Europe and the US. His most recent outfit, ETA BETA, is scheduled to release a debut album in 2016.

Andrea served as a producer and arranger for several artists in the City. He is currently involved in the production of a new record for "Unsuddenly", a collective of musicians that draws heavily from post-rock and indie. Some of the music that he recorded got featured on important television networks in the US.

Andrea is faculty member at the The Collective School of Music and resident guitar teacher at the Greenwich Village School in New York. As an educator, he has taught classes at many events in America and Europe alongside some of the most respected clinicians in the world.

Studio/Live collaborations inlcude: Stuart Mathewmann (Sade, Maxwell), Johnathan "Butch" Norton (Eels, Lucinda Williams), Matt Johnson (Jeff Buckley/St Vincent), Blake Morgan (James McCartney, Lesley Gore), Jason Loughlin (Amos Lee), among others.

Sounds

Session work | Selected samples

Track: "If this house falls"

Artist: Ariel Lask

Andrea Longato: rhythm and lead guitar

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Track: "Suspicion"

Artist: Andy Fitzpatrick

Andrea Longato: lead guitar (right)

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Track: "Darlin"

Artist: Tom LoSchiavo

Andrea Longato: lead guitar (left)

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Track: "Mind Print" (solo extract)

Artist: "The Collective" Advanced Performance Ensamble

Andrea Longato: lead guitar (solo)

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Track: "Scream"

Artist: Dave Diedrich

Andrea Longato: lead guitar (right)

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Track: "Clap Hands"

Artist: Janita

Andrea Longato: lead guitar (solo)

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Videos

Andrea Longato Trio | Solo Pieces | Selected collaborations

Teaching

Faculty Credits | Clinics/Masterclasses

Andrea is faculty member and curriculum coordinator at the Collective School of Music in New York, where he teaches group classes and indivdual lessons. He specializes in reading, music theory, harmonic analysis and ensamble coaching. For more info on the school, please visit www.thecollective.edu.

Andrea is also resident guitar teacher at The Greenwich Village School (PS 41) in New York and he is adjunct faculty member at Avenues and Third Street School, also in Manhattan.

As a clinician, he has taught classes at many events in America and Europe alongside some of the most respected educators in the world, including Chuck Silverman (MI - Los Angeles) and Andrea Beccaro.

Photos

Performing with Pony Boy at the New Yorker Festival - Joe's Pub, NYC
Performing with Janita at World Cafe' Live - Philadelphia
Performing with Vanessa Bley - NY Times Magazine feature
Blake Morgan record release - Rockwood Music Hall, NYC. From left: Melissa Giges, Jonathan Ellinghaus, John Turner, Blake Morgan, Andrea Longato

Corporate

Dress Sharp | Play it Strong | Sing it Loud

Andrea has an extensive experience playing club gigs and private events, spanning from solo/duo intimate performances to big productions featuring large ensembles. He served as musical director and co-producer for JRMG, an up-and-coming music group that was featured in the New York Magazine, among others.

A versatile guitar player, Andrea can also double up as a lead singer. He's been hosting music nights at several NYC venues including Arthur’s Tavern, Toshi’s Living Room and Anyway Cafe' in Manhattan.

You can request song lists, audio and video samples by inquiring at andrealongato.music@gmail.com.

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