Music Education & Performance

Andrew Dixon is a multi-instrumentalist, composer and educator, originally from Chicago, Illinois. Andrew has traveled the world performing and teaching. He currently resides in Oakland, California and keeps a busy schedule touring, recording, and teaching. His recent releases include “East Oakland Run Down”, “RAGE” and last year’s release “Renegade”, all of which can be found on his label, Epistemology Records.

Andrew grew up playing at jam sessions along Von Freeman, Fred Anderson, Maurice Brown, and Greg Ward. He has performed with names such as Spoon, The Roots, David Binney, Ambrose Akinmusire, Lyrics Born, Terrell Stafford, Wycliffe Gordon, Jon Faddis, Dee Dee Bridgewater and Carlos Santana.

His multiple performances include Monterey Jazz Festival, Chicago Jazz Festival, Montreal Jazz Festival, Tokyo Jazz Festival, Java Jazz Festival, Phillippine Jazz Festival, Mosaic Music Festival, Yoshis, Jazz Showcase, Green Mill, Lincoln Center, SFJAZZ, Kuumbwa Arts Center, Blue Whale, Velvet Lounge, and Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.

He has also toured in many cities throughout the world such as Paris, Manila, Singapore, Tokyo, London, L.A., New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Jakarta, Seoul, Oslo, Montreal, Barcelona, and Toronto.

Andrew Dixon’s Sites and Sounds can be found at: