Andrea Longato

guitar player, producer
& session musician

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About

Andrea Longato is a NYC-based guitar player, producer and session musician.

He has performed and recorded for some of the finest singer/songwriters in the City, including Blake Morgan, Janita (ECR Music Group), Vanessa Bley (EMI Records), Matt Doyle, Ron Pope, Kris Gruen (Motherwest Records) and Elaine Lachica. In the studio he extensively collaborates with producers Charles Newman (Magnetic Fields), Kieran Kelly (Angus & Julia Stone, Surfjan Stevens), and Benedetto Caccavale (Maxwell), among others.

As a bandleader he maintains a busy schedule playing with his own trio at countless events in Italy and in the US, including the first edition of the Long Island City Jazz Festival. An established writer on his own, Andrea is staff composer for The Vault, an up and coming NYC-based music production company. The music that he recorded got featured in some of the most important television networks in the US, Lifetime among others.

As a faculty member at The Collective School of Music, he currently serves as the director for the guitar and bass section of the Performance Musicianship Program. He also teaches reading and musicianship classes and he works as an accompanist for several other courses in the school. As an educator, he has taught classes at many events in America and Europe alongside some of the most respected clinicians in the world, including Chuck Silverman (MI – Los Angeles) and Andrea Beccaro.

Andrea also worked as music director and co-producer for New York Magazine-featured Juliana Riccardi Music Group and he is currently serving as a producer/arranger for countless artists in the City, including Unsuddenly and Ariel Lask.

Throughout his carrier, Andrea had the pleasure to collaborate with some of the most established musicians in the world, including Stuart Mathewmann (Sade, Maxwell), Johnathan "Butch" Norton (Eels, Lucinda Williams), Matt Johnson (Jeff Buckley) and Eric Kalb (Charlie Hunter).

Photos

Performing with Pony Boy at the New Yorker Festival - Joe's Pub, NYC. From Left: Aaron Steele, Pony Boy, Andrea Longato.
Performing with Janita at World Cafe' Live - Philadelphia.
NY Times Magazine feature performing with Vanessa Bley.
Blake Morgan record release - Rockwood Music Hall, NYC. From left: Melissa Giges, Jonathan Ellinghaus, John Turner, Blake Morgan, Andrea Longato.
Clinic/masterclass in collaboration with Chuck Silverman - Musician Institute, LA. From left: Gabriele Ferro, Chuck Silverman, Francesco Beccaro, Andrea Longato.
Clinic/masterclass in collaboration with Chuck Silverman (flyer).
Performing with Beast Patrol in Union Square, NYC.

Videos

Music

Scream [link for iOS devices]

Dave Diedrich – vocals, piano
Jefferson Thomas – acoustic guitar, electric guitar (left)
Andrea Longato – lead guitar (right)
Nathan Stevens – bass
Mike vecchione – drums

More To Learn [link for iOS devices]

Dave Diedrich – vocals, piano
Jefferson Thomas – acoustic guitar, mandolin, electric guitar (right)
Andrea Longato – electric guitar (left), lead guitar
Nathan Stevens – bass
Mike Vecchione – drums

Darlin [link for iOS devices]

Tom LoSchiavo – vocals, acoustic guitar
Andrea Longato – lead guitar
Rob Calder – bass
Jerry Weinstein – keys
Mason Ingram – drums

Mind Print [link for iOS devices]

Bob Quaranta – keys
Francesco Beccaro – bass
Andrea Longato – guitar
Joel Almonte – drums

Dreaming of Marrying the Girl Next Door [link for iOS devices]

Artist: Andy Fitzpatrick

For You I Could Try [link for iOS devices]

Artist: Jasmine Ash

Contact

E-mail: andrea_long@libero.it

MySpace: www.myspace.com/andrealongato

Mobile (USA): 917 353 9619