Andy Nolte is a self-taught singer/songwriter/composer from Corpus Christi, Texas. He plays the piano, guitar, bass, drums, harmonica, & ukulele. His influences include artists such as David Bowie, Brian Eno, Brian Wilson, Frank Black, Frank Zappa, The Beatles, Tom Waits, George Gershwin and Jon Brion.
Born into a family full of musicians, Andy began playing around 1994, when he bought his first bass guitar. The next year he formed a band with his brother and starting performing. In 2005 he relocated to Austin, Texas and founded the experimental rock group Mostly Dead. In addition to performing as a solo artist, Andy can be seen playing in a wide variety of bands around Austin. He is currently performing in the David Bowie tribute group Super Creeps, the R&B/ soul group Soul Track Mind, the pseudo cabaret act Mistress Stephanie & Her Melodic Cat, the progressive rock group Genius Mistake, the rock group Sam Arnold & the Secret Keepers, and the Afrobeat group Khali Haat. Most recently he has collaborated with the Andrea Ariel Dance Theater and the New York based performance ensemble group, Strike Anywhere, in the 2014 Soundpainting Production “The Bowie Project”. He’s also been employed as a session player both as a guitarist and pianist for studios in Corpus Christi and Austin. When not busy with other musical projects, Andy has also worked as accompanist to other solo artist.