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Andrew Munsey

Andrew B. Munsey is drummer, composer, and sound engineer living and working in San Diego, CA and Brooklyn, NY. He has performed and premiered works at Lincoln Center, Vision Festival, Symphony Space, Walt Disney Concert Hall, and Issue Project Room. His quintet is comprised of long time collaborators Stephanie Richards (Henry Threadgill, Anthony Braxton), Amino Belyamani (Dawn of Midi, Ssahha), Sam Minaie (Tigran Hamasyan), and Ochion Jewell. His work in composition and sound design for film has been screened and exhibited at the Guggenheim Museum, Sundance Film Festival, International Film Festival Rotterdam (NL), Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, Centre Pompidou (FR), Fridericianum (DE), Rogaland Kunstsenter (NO), Anthology Film Archives, BAM, the Brooklyn Museum, the Bronx Museum, and the Library of Congress.In addition to leading his own quintet, he is a founding member of Bedstuy Ewe, a traditional percussion and singing ensemble dedicated to performing and preserving the folkloric music of the Anlo-Ewe people of Ghana, Benin, and Togo.