Andy McIntyre Andy started playing piano at the age of 7, Scottish bagpipes at 8 and tuba/trombone in middle school. He also played in numerous local country and rock bands throughout high school and college. After graduation, Andy played with OMNI ONE in the early 80's, and left in the mid-eighties to tour with Lenny Longo's Boxtops for 12 years. During this period Andy backed up numerous national acts as well as opening for many others. In the early 90's he returned to Baltimore to work on graduate school, playing solo keyboard gigs and leading a local wedding band. Just prior to joining Alton Street, Andy played many gigs with the Mojodaddies, with his own variety group (Andy Mac's All stars) and five years with the Elliott James Blues Band. Andy has been a math teacher in the Baltimore and Harford County area schools now for over 20 years, and an adjunct math teacher in local community colleges. Andy currently holds a B.A. as well as 4 master's degrees: an M.A & C.A.S. from St. Mary's Seminary & University and a M.M.S. and M.Ed. from Loyola College in Maryland. In addition to Alton Street, teaching school and giving private music lessons (piano and bass), Andy plays piano for the Bel Air Community Jazz band, Bagpipes for the MacMillan Grade III Pipe Band and Bagpipes, small pipes, electric bass and acoustic guitar for his Celtic group, Faire Isle.
Stage Equipment list (if room permits): Main tier: (Kurzweil PC2, Korg CX3, Yamaha Motif 7)
Second tier: (Yamaha DX7, Dave Smith Prophet '08, Minimoog Voyager w/CV expander, CP-251 control processor and several moogerfooger processors)
Third tier: (John Bowen Solaris, M-Audio Venom, Korg Radias)
Rack modules: Roland MKS 20, JV 880, Korg DW8000, Oberheim Marix 6R, 1000 Kurzweil HX horn expander, Dave Smith Poly Evolver, 360 systems midi bass.
Stereo Roland KC 500 keyboard amps, three Rane 8 channel stereo-line mixers, two MOTU midi interfaces, MOTU Digital Performer, MacBook Pro