Andrew B. Munsey is drummer, composer, and sound engineer living and working in San Diego, CA and Brooklyn, NY. He has performed and premiered works at Lincoln Center, Vision Festival, Symphony Space, Walt Disney Concert Hall, and most recently at the Festival of New Trumpet Music, Canada. His quintet is comprised of long time collaborators Stephanie Richards (Henry Threadgill, Anthony Braxton), Amino Belyamani (Dawn of Midi, Ssahha), Sam Minaie (Tigran Hamasyan), and Ochion Jewell. His work in composition and sound design for film has been screened and exhibited at the Guggenheim Museum, Sundance Film Festival, International Film Festival Rotterdam (NL), Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, Centre Pompidou (FR), Fridericianum (DE), Rogaland Kunstsenter (NO), Anthology Film Archives, BAM, the Brooklyn Museum, the Bronx Museum, and the Library of Congress.
As a recording engineer, sound mixer and producer, he has worked with artists and ensembles across the musical spectrum including Mark Dresser, International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), Miya Masaoka, Qasim Naqvi, Duo Montagnard, Ochion Jewell, Camera Lucida, Alex Pinto, and the La Jolla Symphony, among many others. In addition to leading his own quintet, he is a founding member of Bedstuy Ewe, a traditional percussion and singing ensemble dedicated to performing and preserving the folkloric music of the Anlo-Ewe people of Ghana, Benin, and Togo.
His work in film, installation, television and video can be seen at BKSonicWorks.com.