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ABOUT

Andrew Gutauskas is a Grammy Award winning saxophonist, film composer, music director, 

arranger and educator.  He has recorded on over 40 albums and has performed on Broadway,

television, film and live around the world with a variety of artists ranging from jazz to rock to

hip-hop to Bollywood.  He is music director, arranger and saxophonist for Brass Against, and is

a member of several projects including; Charlie Rosen’s Broadway Big Band & 8-Bit Big Band

the Dan Pugach Nonet, Kyle Saulnier’s Awakening Orchestra, Lucas Pino’s No-Net Nonet,

Manuel Valera's New Cuban Express Big Band, Miho Hazama’s M_Unit, the Terraza Big Band

the Uptown Jazz Tentet, the Steven Feifke Big Band, the Ulysses Owens Jr. Big Band,

Tim & the Space CadetsThe Skivvies and many others.

 

Recently, his arrangement of Rage Against the Machine's "Wake Up" performed by

Brass Against, was featured in Matrix Resurrections.  He has scored music for two award winning

short films written and directed by Christopher PiazzaBaby Won't You Please Come Home (2018)

and Still Together (2021).  His original soundtrack, Longing, can also be heard on the

award winning short film, Hermit (2020), written and directed by Aimiende Negbenebor Sela.

 

Andrew has been an adjunct faculty member at the New School since 2020.

He is a graduate of The Juilliard School where he studied with the great

Joe Temperley.  His first EP, Look Up! (Outside in Music) was released

in 2017 and his second album, Look Out! (Outside in Music)

was released 2020.