Andy Smyth is an extraordinary talent whose fun loving attitude brings life to every show. He sings, plays keys, and plays bass, all with a smile on his face. He makes it look easy! Piano, organ, strings, horns, you name it, Andy creates a broad range of sounds to make every song authentic. He's amazing! All this, as well as always having a great time, makes Andy an integral part of the

MARCH HARE
ALLSTAR BAND

Some history...
Upon moving to Vancouver from Calgary eons ago, Andy's talent was sought after by many original and Top 40 bands. Salute, The Frank Ludwig (of Trooper fame) Band, Heatwave - to name a few. Andy soon became a favorite in the industry and performed in larger rooms with show bands such as Randy "Elvis" Friskie and Les Vogt's Legends of Rock and Roll.
Taking on the challenge of Musical Director, these polished and elaborate stage productions performed to sold out crowds throughout Canada and The Western States, playing venues such as the Molson Amphitheatre in Toronto and numerous sold out shows at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver.




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As Andy continued his career he lent his knowledge and talent to many different projects. His experiences include working with Juno Award Winner Patricia Dahlquist, Peter Noone of Herman's Hermits fame, Valdy and Buddy "Party Doll" Knox. Andy joined the Rick Tippe Band and found himself once again on Canadian tours opening for such acts as Tracy Byrd, Terri Clark, Mark Chesnutt and David Lee Murphy. These concert performances included Craven "A" Today's Country Radio Show, The Merritt Music Festival, and the Big Valley Jamboree to name a few. He went on to win the BCCMA Club Band Of The Year award and was nominated twice for the BCCMA Keyboard Player Of The Year.


During his years as a professional
musician, Andy has played on and produced countless recording projects for a variety of artists. Lately he has scored several independant films, produced dance remixes and maintained an active recording and full-time performing schedule. He also designs the March Hare promo material and website and recorded and mixed the demo songs that can be heard on the Songs page. Enough already.
 

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