Andy Seward


Andy Seward is an electric/double bass player, record producer and recording engineer from the Dearne Valley, South Yorkshire, England. Probably best know for his work with folk superstar Kate Rusby, recording and mixing her seminal records, including her mercury nominated album Sleepless and as the double bass/banjo player in her live band. He has also worked extensively with virtuoso guitarist Martin Simpson, producing his critically acclaimed albums True Stories (2007), Purpose and Grace (2011) and playing bass in his trio and big band. Other people Andy has worked with include Eddi Reader, John Tams, Phillip Selway, John McCusker, Richard Thompson, Roddy Woomble, Ade & Ella Edmondson, Billy Connolly, Kris Drever, Chris Wood, Andy Cutting, Jonny Dickinson, Maggie Boyle, Coope,Boyes & Simpson, Tim O’Brien, Danny Thompson, Heidi Talbot, Patrick Street, Breabach, Barrule, Ewen Caruthers and many others.

Currently on tour with The Finks as part of John Cooper Clarke’s house band, gigging with American singer song writer Brooks Williams, dutch singer songwriter Vera Van Heeringen and working on a new series of radio ballads for BBC Radio2 commemorating the great war.