Andy came to KCBX in February, 1981 as a volunteer jazz show host. Subsequently, he has filled a variety of staff and volunteer positions, including music director, producer, classical show host, jazz show sub, and board operator, while maintaining a 50-year career as a journeyman trumpeter. He is now the weekend announcer during national shows such as Weekend Edition, All Things Considered, and Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me! A confirmed desert rat, Andy spends his spare time exploring the American West. He lives in Arroyo Grande with his partner, harpist Jennifer Sayre.