Andy Buenger was apparently destined to be at home in the world of music. Born into a European entertainer family with a long tradition, he had his first stage appearance at age five in his parents’ musical comedy show before going on to study classical and modern music.
Inspired by all the different kinds of music during his world-wide performances and also by the vast range of instruments he has mastered, Andy Buenger‘s shows encompass a fine selection of musical styles and interpretations. Be it marimba, panpipes, drums, trumpet, saxophone or steel guitar, Andy Buenger plays all of these instruments with temperament and passion making even the most difficult pieces sound easy! This multi-talent performer also speaks English, Spanish, Italian & German and Russian and he incorporates all of these languages into his show.
Andy Buenger studied classical percussion in Germany. After college he studied vibraphone with Stephan Traub (Mike Oldfield Band, Pierre Moerlen’s Gong ), a prodigy of Gary Burton, perhaps the world’s best known vibraphone player and Latin music with Armin Keil (Cano Estremera, Orquesta Siguaraya). He endeavored to form his own musical projects and soloist performances from which evolved, The Duo “Jolly Roger” – a modern classical, tango and jazz duo that performed in festivals around Europe, including guest appearances with various German Orchestras.
His work expanded into various rock, jazz and live movie projects. More recently he has developed show and stage concepts for a variety of fellow artists, as well as performing in numerous bands and solo performances. Andy is also sought after as a soundtrack composer, arranger, musical director, freelance live and studio musician.
In addition to working with other famous European artists, Andy has still found time to perform on many of the most well-known cruise ships. His biggest passion is still performing live on stage and taking his audience on an unforgettable journey through the world of music.