John W. Andrews (ASCAP)
Producer/multi-instrumentalist John W. Andrews grew up in Seattle, Washington. In the 70’s and 80’s John toured Western US and Canada with bands such as Loft, Don King’s Tribute to Elvis and Vamp.
While living in Los Angeles in the early 90’s, he teamed up with a variety of vocalist/songwriters including Stephen Wolfe Smith (1989’s winning international vocalist on Ed McMahon’s Star Search). By the mid 90’s John was composing and producing instrumental music for film and TV such as NBC’s Saturday Night Live, 1996 Olympics Committee in Atlanta, Southern California Edison, KBTC's Northwest Week, Seattle Center, etc.
In 2009 John released the CD “Riffs and Dreams” as Convergence Zone, which teamed him up with long-time collaborator Michael Houlihan on vocals, drums and keyboards. Also, in 2009 John released a solo CD of instrumental pieces recorded in the mid 90’s called “Brickhenge”.
As the result of a Craigslist ad placed by Richard D’Ambrosio in 2018, the two began writing and recording new music together under the artist name The DA.
John also records with his wife vocalist/flutist Stacey under the artist name Andrews Way.