Andrew Walesch

Andrew Walesch serves as Artistic Director of the JazzMN Orchestra. Over an eight-year period, he developed Crooners Supper Club in Minneapolis — at the time a new restaurant with music on the side — into a renowned four-room live music destination. In 2022, Andrew joined the team at the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix as Artistic Director of the Theater.

He is also a singer and pianist, composer, arranger and performer in settings ranging from solo artist to big band. Andrew regularly appears with his own 10-piece band. He is also a music curator and programmer for clubs, theaters and festivals.