OA2 Artist

Andy Wheelock



Andy Wheelock is a Drummer, Percussionist, Composer, and Educator. Wheelock is an active performer and can be heard performing regularly around the Front Range. He is a founding member of the Live Edge Trio, the Whee3trio, and KEWO, and can be heard playing with the Gonzalo Teppa Quintet, Ben Markley, New Stream Brass Ensemble, the University of Wyoming Jazz Faculty, and the Cheyenne Symphony. Wheelock has had the honor of sharing the stage with Adam Birnbaum, Bill O'Connell, Craig Handy, Ernie Watts, SK Kakraba, Jorge Glem, Bobby Shew, Chuchito Vald├ęs, Joel Frahm, Henry Linarez, Bob Bowman, Ivan Trevino, and William Moersch.

As a composer and arranger, Wheelock writes regularly for his own recording projects as well as big bands, percussion ensembles, Samba Bateria's, and Pan-Afro-Latin Ensembles. His debut record as a leader, View From Here ft. Ernie Watts, has received outstanding reviews and ample air time around the country. As a clinician and adjudicator, Wheelock has been a guest artist at Ohio State University, Central Michigan University, Friends University, Columbus State University, Washburn, Hope College, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wichita State, and the University of Illinois.

Wheelock currently serves as the Director of Jazz Studies and Percussion area coordinator at the University of Wyoming where he directs the Wyoming Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combos, Samba Bateria, Pan-Afro-Latin Drumming group, and the UWYO Percussion Ensemble.


RECORDINGS FEATURING Andy Wheelock


Live Edge Trio with Steve Nelson
OA2 Records 22227

Ben Markley Quartet
OA2 Records 22172





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