UPDATE: Sandy has been awarded Songsalive.org's prestigious Songwriter of the Year Award for 2013, based on her body of work and dedication to the songwriting community!
Born & raised in Brooklyn, 7 yrs in Seattle, and over 30 years in Chicago--take weekends in Greenwich Village, vacations in the Borscht Belt listening to the best in comedy, and decades of being steeped in classic and contemporary folk (plus rock, comedy clubs and even country from various musical partners); add guitars, dulcimers, bass, banjo, harmonica,etc, plus humork, heart and unfettered opinion. and shake: that's Sandy Andna's music. Currently performing as half of Madison-based Andina & Rich and sometimes solo, she's sung & played with folkies SASS!, rockers Lake Effect and Bob & the White Women, the Emanuel Ham-it-Up Klezmer Band and a host of choirs (as well as the Chicago Bar Assn. Christmas Spirits Revue). Sandy's done live radio and TV and has several records (solo and band, vinyl & CD) under her belt. For more, see :"More" below!