André Bush performed or recorded with Nnenna Freelon, Dave Liebman, Steve Smith, Paul McCandless, Art Lande, Kenny Werner, James Genus, Charlie Haden, Tootie Heath, George Cables, Buster Williams, Carl Allen, Andy Narell, Darol Anger, Matt Rollings, Liz Story, Will Ackerman, Paul Hanson, Jack Perla and many others. André has maintained a longtime musical partnership with Jenna Mammina, serving as her guitarist musical director for several albums and tours. He has appeared at the Mt. Hood Jazz Festival, San Francisco Jazz Festival, Monterey Jazz Festival, Vancouver International Jazz Festival, Windham Hill’s Winter Solstice tour and in clubs and theaters around the country. As a session guitarist, André has appeared with various bands at the Lilith Fair, on VH1 and MTV and Alice Radio nationwide, contributed to many recording projects, and toured with a wide variety of international artists. André's collaboration with Nnenna Freelon on the 2005 Concord Records album, "Blueprint of a Lady," garnered a GRAMMY nomination for Best Jazz Vocal Album. André is a naturally gifted teacher who clarifies and inspires enthusiasm for complex musical concepts. He is in frequent demand in the US and Europe as a guitar clinician and jazz educator.
Rest in Peace Andre Bush August 2014