6:00 pm
Andy Bianco Quartet

Minton's playhouse
206 West 118th Street


Andy Bianco – Guitar

1st Set
7:30pm – Doors 6pm

2nd Set
9:00pm – Doors 8:30pm

Sets are 1 hour long
The admission price is $10.00 Sun- Wed. and $20 Thu- Sat. per set PLUS a 2 drink minimum. *
* Admission may increase depending upon a given week’s performance schedule.
During performances, quiet is enforced


“One wishes McLaughlin would hire Bianco as his tonal guru, as the latter’s sound is closer to the Mahavishnu Orchestra than anything McLaughlin is doing these days…”-Stanley Zappa – “Forces of the Wild” review, New York City Jazz Record, August 2013

“Andy Bianco is an amazing guitarist. He has great ideas, a fantastic sound & boundless imagination & fire!”- Jazz guitar master Peter Bernstein

New York City based guitarist/composer/producer Andy Bianco graduated from the Berklee College of Music with a degree in Performance. He has performed/recorded with Angie Stone, Onree Gill, Ray Chew, Elle Varner, Bob Moses, Mauro Pagani & many others at such renowned venues as Smoke Jazz Club, The Zinc Bar, The Bitter End, The Blue Note, SOB’s, Joe’s Pub, Billboard Live Osaka/Tokyo, The Howard Theater, The 2013 Long Beach Jazz Festival, The 2014/2015 Essence Festival in New Orleans, The 2014 BET Awards, & he’s also the guitarist for the Grammy nominated RnB artist Elle Varner, with whom he’s completed a tour of Japan for Billboard Live. He was a finalist in the 2012 & 2015 USA Songwriting Competition, & his 2 official album releases as a leader have received domestic & international critical acclaim from Elsewhere New Zealand, Bop-N-Jazz, The New York City Jazz Record, & other publications. Andy performs his original jazz compositions as a leader & with other groups at such NYC jazz hot spots as Smoke Jazz Club, The Zinc Bar & Fat Cat & he has completed a 6 month tour of New Zealand & Japan as the guitarist with the critically acclaimed stage production entitled, “Empire.” He teaches privately & in group settings & has been a faculty member at the Berklee College of Music Summer Guitar Sessions.