Andy West

Andy West (born February 6, 1953) is an American bass guitarist[1] and composer who is an original founding member of the Dixie Dregs along with Steve Morse.[2] Since the breakup of the original band in 1983, West has been on albums with Mike Keneally, Henry Kaiser, Paul Barrere, Vinnie Moore, and many others. Since 1985 he has simultaneously pursued a career in the software industry while continuing to release albums sporadically. He currently works as a vice president for Analytics and Adaptive Learning at Pearson Education.

Andy West
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Background information
Born (1953-02-06) February 6, 1953 (age 67)
Newport, Rhode Island, U.S.
Instrumental rock
InstrumentsBass Guitar
Years active1970–present
Associated actsDixie Dregs
Mike Keneally
Steve Morse
Henry Kaiser


With Dixie DregsEdit

With OthersEdit


  1. ^ Bacon, T.; Moorhouse, B. (1995). The Bass Book. Backbeat Books. p. 101. ISBN 978-1-4768-5097-9. Retrieved July 13, 2017.
  2. ^ "Andy West: The Complete 1978 Dixie Dregs Interview". Jas Obrecht Music Archive. October 10, 2012. Retrieved July 13, 2017.
  3. ^ Mike Keneally With The Mistakes Archived July 5, 2008, at the Wayback Machine