Andrea Longato is a guitar player, producer and session musician based in New York.
Performing/Recording credits: Janita, Blake Morgan, Vanessa Bley, Matt Doyle, Ron Pope, Kris Gruen and Elaine Lachica, among others. Studio collaborations: Charles Newman (Magnetic Fields), Kieran Kelly (Angus & Julia Stone, Surfjan Stevens) and Benedetto Caccavale (Maxwell, Ashanti), among others.
Studio/Live collaborations include: Stuart Mathewmann (Sade, Maxwell), Johnathan “Butch” Norton (Eels, Lucinda Williams), Matt Johnson (Jeff Buckley/St Vincent), Blake Morgan (James McCartney, Lesley Gore), Jason Loughlin (Amos Lee), among others.
As a bandleader Andrea has been playing with his instrumental trio at selected events in Europe and the US. His most recent outfit, ETA BETA, is scheduled to release a debut album by the end of the year.
Andrea served as a producer and arranger for several artists in the City. Some of the music that he recorded got featured on important television networks in the US.
Andrea has been a faculty member at the The Collective School of Music since 2011. He is also resident guitar teacher at The Greenwich Village School (PS 41) in New York and he is adjunct faculty member at Avenues and Third Street School, also in Manhattan. As a clinician, he has taught classes at many events in America and Europe alongside some of the most respected educators in the world, including Chuck Silverman (MI – Los Angeles).