Born in Doncaster, England.

. Andy Barron started playing with the ‘Doncaster Youth Jazz Orchestra "  which  appeared  in the biggest  European Jazz festivals  (Montreux, Nice) along with Al Grey, Cat Anderson, and  regularly nominated   ‘best Youth band in the UK’.

Andy was then chosen to play with Euro Jazz in 1981.


Andy settled  in London in 1984  where he recorded and performed jazz and popular music in all forms with artists such as : Ronnie Scott, Dominic Miller ( Sting’s guitarist) and Dave Heath (Iguazu), Mark King and  Mike Lindup (Level 42) Nigel Kennedy (several tours and recordings in his Jazz quartets)

 Niels Hennings Pederson, Julia Fordham alongside Manu Katché and  Vinnie Colaiuta on the album " Swept " (Circa Records) , Peoplespeak. London Contemporary Dance Theatre,Stan Sultzman and many others...


Andy then moved to France and settled in Vienne where he met Jacques Helmus and Mario Stanchev .He collaborated in masterclasses and concerts with Rick Margitza, Kenny Werner, John Scofield, Pierre Jean Gaucher…

 For several years he played with the former ‘Rhone-Alps Jazz Big Band’

 He has collaborated and performed with François Jeanneau, Antoine Hervé and Emmanuel Bex,

Kenny Wheeler (and the ‘ORJ°),  John Taylor , Brian Bennet, Jacques Helmus and David Chevalier  in ‘Touch’ , Marcia Maria, Louis Winsberg,Eric Lelann, J.L Chautemps, Alfio Origlio, Pierre Drevet, Alain Brunet, O.M.T, Jérôme Regard,  Benoit Sourisse, Andy Sheppard, Eric Prost, Jean Charles Richard, Pascal Berne, La Forge,  Olivier Hutman, Dimitri Naiditch, Denise King ,Christian Brun, John Surman, Gilda Solve, Claude Egea, Charito,  Nicolas Folmer, Marc Thomas, Pierre Bertrand, Paris jazz big band, Daniel Mille,  Moncef Genoud, Stefano Saccon, Wolfgang Muthspiel, Banz Oester, Thomas Bramerie, Laurent Vernerey, Grégoire Maret, James Zollar, among many other fine musicians …



Besides Andy has recorded for television, radio and films .

  M' BISHA Trio with Benoît Thévenot piano & Jean Pierre Almy acoustic bass.