Andy Santospago is a multi-instrumentalist songwriter, performer, teacher, and alumni of Berklee College of Music. Active performer with many Rock, Pop, Roots, Folk and Jazz groups and as sideman to many Cambridge/Boston based singer songwriters.
As a songwriter Andy has released 3 albums and numerous projects, including 2014's Boston Singers Project: 12 months/12 songs/12 singers. Every month in marked the recording of a song written by Andy Santospago, each sung by a different singer with Boston ties. The result is entitled "Year of the Horse". Currently Andy is nodding to the past with a new project entitled "AM gold": a collection of original songs inspired by soft rocking, soul infused and exquisitely crafted radio hits, produced by Andy Plaisted.
Selected acts include:
Miriam: 2016 Red Line Roots Americana/Roots act of the year.A honky-tonk swagger and a catchy rock n’ roll band had a love child and spout out a dueling female harmonied beast of a band. https://thebandmiriam.bandcamp.com/releases
The Vinyl Skyway: With three independently released studio albums of major label caliber, the group was primarily active in Boston from 2003 to 2012. The group was founded by close friends and songwriters Michael Hayes and Andy Santospago. The two continue collaborating and hope to release a fourth album in 2016: http://music.vinylskyway.com/
Regularly seen on stage with singer songwriters Greg Klyma, Chuck Melchin, Martha Bourne, Bob Bradshaw, Marc Pinansky, John Powhida, Adam Rothberg, Amy Fairchild, Carla Ryder, Peter Parcek, Patrick Coman. Also shared music on stage with Aoife O'donovan, Susan Cattaneo, Rose Polenzani, Catie Curtis, Rose Cousins, David Champagne, Zack Hickman, Dietrich Strause, Kris Delmhorst among many others.