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Andy Bole
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Image: Andy BoleAbout Andy Bole

Shankara Andy Bole is a musician with a first class pedigree in acoustic and electronic music. He is one half of the Mandolin Brothers , guitarist with Fret and Fiddle and has over the past several years played in some of the finest Acoustic bands, most notably the legendary Bushbury Mountain Daredevils and The Late Night Band who for many years were regarded as two of the finest acts in the U.K.

During his time with The Late Night Band, Andy performed at festivals all over Europe and America and they produced many critically acclaimed albums.

Andy has also performed at concerts in Europe and America with members of Fairport Convention, Gong, Blowzabella, The Eleanor Rigby Experience, The Electric Light Orchestra, Dave Stewart and Mike Oldfield and has studied the Hansa Veena with renowned Indian classical musician Barun Kumar Pal.

As a well-respected solo artist Andy has produced seven solo albums, which have met with much critical acclaim.

In fact his album Ramshackle Pier was voted instrumental album of the year by top acoustic magazine Froots. Ramshackle Pier, recorded at This Heats Cold Storage studio's has been re-released on Adhoc Records.

His masterly playing of the Bouzouki and Weissenborn acoustic slide guitar is in regular demand for use on many television and film soundtrack work.

Record label: www.adhocrecords.com/
Band(s): The Mandolin Brothers, Fret And Fiddle, The Bushbury Mountain Daredevils
Website: www.bolemusic.co.uk

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