Andre Cholmondeley. MUSIC. Tour Production & Support. Lessons
Address: PO BOX 16672, Asheville NC 28816
Photo By Robin Gelberg
Musician. Tour Support, Tour Management.
Musician, Tour Support, Booking.
Tech/Production Crew.: Guitar/Bass/Synth/Software
Guitar/Bass Tech, keyboards/MIDI/software/hardware.
Guitar effects/MIDI, programming, looping devices, samplers and amp control systems.
Touring experience: Asia, Australia, Europe, North America & South America since 1990.
Booking/Tour consulting for USA, Canada and Europe and all points.
Health/Natural Living advocate/15+ years retail experience
Substitute teacher in Asheville NC.
Over 15 yrs on tour with vanguards of modern music, including:
2015 USA Tour
David Torn: Solo Tour USA
Tour Manager, Guitar Tech
2011, 2016-present USA/UK/EUROPE/JAPAN Tours
Guitar tech, stage crew
2014 USA/Canada Tour
Adrian Belew Power Trio
Tour Manager, Guitar tech on Fall 2014 tour
Toured w Belew 2006-2010 as well.
2014 USA, Japan, Germany
moe. American eclectic rock band.
Guitar/Bass tech & Stage crew on Summer 2014 tour
Fuji Rock Festival, Naeba Japan, Burg Herzberg Festival, Breitenbach DE.
Greg Lake: Bass/Guitar/Songwriting legend. Greg Lake is considered by many to be the defining voice and bass of progressive rock. He is a founding member of both King Crimson and Emerson, Lake & Palmer. I was Greg's final guitar/bass tech.
Guitar/Bass tech & Stage production on Emerson/Lake 2010 tour
Historic ELP Reunion @ 2010 High Voltage Festival.
2012 Greg Lake’s “Songs Of A Lifetime” tour (first fully solo tour), USA, Canada, Scotland, England & Italy. 2013 Greg Lake/Moodies Cruise, Japanese, English & USA dates.
Al Di Meola. Legendary, game-changing guitarist, well known for his revolutionary technique, pioneering use of guitar-synths and digital/computer technology, and for his fusing of Afro-Cuban, rock, Latin and jazz textures.
Guitar Tech & Stage production, VG-88 programming, production management, Tour Management. Tours of USA, Canada, Europe, Israel, Chile.
Adrian Belew. Another genre-smashing guitarist who changed the instrument, very well known for his pioneering use of effects, guitar-synths, looping. Adrian is alone in his ability to blend melodic, accessible pop-rock with far-out experimental sounds and new techniques.
Guitar Tech & Stage production, VG-99, Johnson Modeling Amp programming, production management, Tour Management. Tours of USA, Canada, Australia, Europe, Turkey, Russia, and more.
Eddie Jobson: Synth and Violin legend.
Keys/Violin Tech, Stage Crew, Mainstage (virtual-synth rig and violin effects). Production Manager on Eddie’s first show after “25 years of live retirement”, Town Hall NYC, January 2009. With Eddie/UK/UKZ: tours of USA, Poland, Russia, Japan (one month after the 2011 tsunami!!)
Andre´Cholmondeley !! : In my own touring history as a performer I have toured internationally with synth-pioneer Don Preston, one of the first people to use a Mini-Moog. With Don and Cheri Jiosne (synth/percussion/loops) I did guitar-synth, looping, sampling etc. Tours with Project/Object, Delicious. Regional shows with Grounded, Hidden Agenda, Blues Agenda and more.
PROJECT/OBJECT: My alumni-based, Zappa Tribute band. More than a 'tribute', actually, this band has toured with or featured over a dozen of Zappa's band members, collaborators and even family members. Including Ike Willis, Napoleon Murphy Brock, Ed Mann, Denny Walley, Ray White, Tom Fowler, Robert "Bobby" Martin, Mike Keneally, Arthur Barrow, Bob Harris, Thana Harris, Bunk Gardner, Geronimo Black, Patrice "Candy" Zappa, Jason Stanley Zappa, Al Malkin, John Smothers.
Available to set up & Advance your tour
Will Plan & book local and international land/air transport.
Domestic/Intl'l Travel plans/Flight Itineraries etc
US and international gear cartage and carnet.
Hire crew & drivers
Tour Management, Rehearsal logistics.
Settlement, Salaries, Banking and Tour Accounting
Project/Object – The Music Of Frank Zappa feat. Zappa Alumni
1995-present Frank Zappa Tribute band, USA, Canada, EU – Guitar, Vocals, Tour Manager
The Grandmothers: Preston, Gardner, Estrada, Mundi, Rosser
2001 Oct-Nov USA. Legendary Ex-Frank Zappa/Mothers Of Invention bandmembers, USA, Booking & Tour Manager
Production Crew/Stringer, Irving Plaza NYC NY
Warren Haynes Xmas Jam, Asheville NC
2007-2013 Local “Jam By Day” Production
Derek Trucks, Derek Trucks Band
2008 Sept. USA, Canada – Tour Manager
Eddie Jobson, UKZ, UZ-Band, UK Reunion Tours
2008-present with Eddie Jobson. incl: Production Manager, Guitar/Bass/Keys/Violin Tech, Tour Manager, Stage Manager- Japan, USA, Europe.
Keith Emerson/Greg Lake
2010 duo tour of ELP members. USA, Canada – Guitar/Bass Tech, Stage Crew
Emerson, Lake & Palmer
2010 Reunion, London UK – Guitar/Bass Tech for Greg Lake, Stage Crew
John Wetton, UK Reunion
2011-2017 (R.I.P. John Wetton) Eddie Jobson & John Wetton. Japan, USA – Guitar/Bass Tech for John Wetton, Stage Crew
2011 July-Aug, Yes & Styx USA Tour, – Guitar Tech for Steve, Stage Crew
2016-PRESENT, Yes USA, UK, EUROPE, JAPAN Tours, – Guitar Tech for Steve, Stage Crew
Greg Lake (Solo Tours)
2012-2016 (R.I.P. Greg Lake) USA, Canada, UK, Italy, Japan – Guitar/Bass Tech for Greg, Tour Manager, Stage Crew, Stage Manager. I was Greg's final guitar and bass tech. Amazing man & colossal talent the world has lost. The music lives on. King Crimson & ELP.
2006-2010, 2014-present. USA, Canada, Europe, Australia - Guitar/System Tech, Tour Mgr.
2015-present USA – Tour Manager/Guitar Tech
Final Cut Pro
MS Office etc
Van/Cargo Truck Driver
2010 - present
2010 - present
Middlesex County College, Edison NJ
1982-1985 - A.Sc. Computer Science 1985
Majored in Computers. Learning coding, logic flow, systems support etc. Languages included Cobol, C, Fortran, Basic, Pascal, Assembly Language etc.
Rutgers University, New Brunswick NJ
1981-82, 1985-87 No degree
Worked on B.Sc. in Computer Science with a Music minor...Did not complete credits. Numerous math & music courses. A great experience and developed left/right brain acuity if nothing else!