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Andrew Neu – Try Something Neu

Philadelphia based Andrew Neu is as sax player, composer and arranger a constant factor in the local music scene. He performed with Elton John, Patti LaBelle, Mellissa Manchester, Mel Torme, Malcom-Jamal Warner, The Four Tops, The Temptations, Bobby Caldwell, Gerald Veasley among others. He has also recorded with Sister Sledge, Manhattan Transfer and jazz legend Buddy DeFranco.

He started his solo career with the album Inspire (2000), produced by Brian Bromberg, followed by In Clear View (2007) and this year Try Something Neu. Andrew’s third album is co-produced by Brian Bromberg, Chuck Loeb and Gerald Veasley and features guest-musicians Brian Bromberg, Chuck Loeb, Bobby Caldwell, Dan Siegel, Gerald Veasley, Dave Kochanski and more.

Neu is the German word for new and also the name of this gifted sax player. For the starting song Chez Cool Andrew Neu invited famous guitarist Chuck Loeb. A great flowing interplay lets both shine.

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