“Every member of a band should be like fingers on a hand”
— Phil Lesh
 
 

Guitarist/ Musical Artist Drew Azzinaro has been a staple of the WNY music scene for over a decade. He currently splits his time between being a full time performer in WNY and NYC and being a musical educator. He has been awarded “Best Jazz Guitarist 2016” from the Buffalo Jazz Polls, 3rd best guitarist in WNY from the the WNY music awards in 2014, the “Jazz Buffalo Mention for Best Guitarist 2015” along with many awards for his bands and projects. His bands have been seen opening for many national and international acts such as Gregg Allman, Debbie Davies, Devon Allman ,The BPO, T-Pain etc…While completing both his associates from NCCC and his Bachelors in Classical guitar studies at Fredonia he was the recipient of many awards and  scholarships including Fredonia’s first ever Jazz Scholarship. He is currently the Music Director and an instructor at Planet Music School and teaches guitar for In School Music while doing clinics and seminars at colleges and high schools for their jazz bands and guitar ensembles. When not teaching you can see him performing almost any day in clubs and concerts halls around the WNY or NYC area.