Andrew "Andy" Mackay (born 23 July 1946) is an English musician, best known as the saxophonist for the art rock group Roxy Music. Events 1632 - Three hundred colonists bound for New France depart from Dieppe France. Year 1946 ( MCMXLVI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland A musician is a person who plays or writes Music. Musicians can be classified by their roles in creating or performing music An instrumentalist plays a The saxophone (commonly referred to simply as sax) is a conical- bored transposing Musical instrument considered a member of the Woodwind Art rock is a term describing a subgenre of Rock music that tends to have "experimental or avant-garde influences" and emphasizes "novel sonic texture Roxy Music is an English Art rock group founded in the early 1970s by art school graduate Bryan Ferry ( vocals and keyboards)
Mackay was born in Lostwithiel, Cornwall, England, and grew up in central London. Lostwithiel (Lostwydhyel is a Civil parish and small Town in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom at the head of the Estuary Cornwall ( Kernow ˈkɛɹnɔʊ is the most southwesterly county of England, on the Peninsula that lies to the west of the River Tamar England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. He attended Reading University, where he played with a group called the Nova Express and struck up a friendship with fellow student Brian Eno. The University of Reading is a University in the English town of Reading Berkshire Brian Peter George St John le Baptiste de la Salle Eno (born 15 May 1948 commonly known as Brian Eno (ˈiːnoʊ is an English Musician, producer He joined Roxy Music in 1971, after answering an advertisement placed by singer Bryan Ferry, and soon brought Eno into the group as well. Bryan Ferry (born 26 September 1945 in Washington, Sunderland) is an English Singer, Musician, Songwriter and occasional He also taught full-time as a music teacher at Holland Park School in this period. Holland Park School was opened in London, UK, in 1958. It became the flagship for Comprehensive education, and in its heyday had over 2000 in
Mackay played keyboards, oboe, and saxophone in Roxy Music, and became known for his "duckwalk" during saxophone solos. "Hautbois" redirects here for the strawberry variety see Hautbois strawberry.  With his quiff and sideburns, Mackay's early appearance suggested an ironic throwback to 1950s rock and roll performers. The quiff is a Hairstyle that combines the 1950s pompadour hairstyle the 50s Flattop, and sometimes a mohawk The 1950s Decade refers to the years of 1950 to 1959 inclusive Rock and roll (also known as rock 'n' roll) is a form of Music that evolved in the United States in the late 1940s and early 1950s with roots in mostly African His songwriting credits include "A Song For Europe", "Three and Nine", "Love Is The Drug" and "Tara".
He released two solo albums in the 1970s, and composed the music for the album Rock Follies, which reached number one on the UK Albums Chart in 1976. In Music, a solo (from the Italian solo, meaning alone) is a piece or a section of a piece played or sung by a single performer An album or record album is a collection of related audio or Music tracks distributed to the public This article is about the Decade 1970-1979 For the Year 1970 see 1970. A composer (literally meaning 'one who puts together' is a person who creates Music, usually in the medium of notation, for Interpretation and Performance Music is an Art form in which the medium is Sound organized in Time. An album or record album is a collection of related audio or Music tracks distributed to the public Rock Follies, and its sequel Rock Follies of '77, was an innovative and groundbreaking Comedy musical Drama shown on The UK Albums Chart is a list of Albums ranked by sales in the United Kingdom. Mackay also worked with Mott The Hoople, John Cale, Pavlov's Dog, Duran Duran, Godley & Creme, Eddie And The Hot Rods and 801. Mott the Hoople were a 1970s English rock band with strong R&B roots and known for being part of the popular Glam rock scene of the early John Davies Cale (born March 9, 1942) better known as John Cale, is a Welsh Musician, Composer, Singer-songwriter Pavlov's Dog is a 1970s Progressive rock / AOR band formed in St Duran Duran are an English Pop rock band famous for a long series of popular singles, albums and vivid Music videos for which they've won two Godley & Creme were a duo of English Pop musicians and Music video directors Kevin Godley and Lol Creme. Eddie and the Hot Rods is a pub rock band from Essex founded in 1975. 801 were an English Experimental rock band that were originally formed in 1976 for three live concerts by Phil Manzanera (guitars In 1981, he published Electronic Music: The Instruments, The Music & The Musicians.
After Roxy Music's dissolution in 1983, Mackay joined with Roxy guitarist Phil Manzanera to form The Explorers, featuring Bryan Ferry soundalike James Wraith on lead vocals. Phil Manzanera (born Philip Geoffrey Targett-Adams, 31 January 1951 in London, England) is a musician and Record producer. The group released a self-titled album in 1985, and resurfaced in 1988 as Manzanera and Mackay. Under this name, they released a further two albums which combined new material with reissued tracks from the Explorers album.
From 1988 to 1991, Mackay largely abandoned music to take a three year Bachelor of Divinity program at King's College London. In Western universities a Bachelor of Divinity (BD or BDiv is usually an Undergraduate Academic degree awarded for a course taken in the study of King's College London is a British Higher education institution and co-founding constituent college of the federal University of London. He recorded a Christmas album in 1989 with The Players, a group of English folk musicians.
He took part in the Roxy Music reunion concerts of 2001 and 2003, and has written music for British television.
In Search of Eddie Riff is an album by British musician Andy Mackay, released on EG Records in 1974. Year 1974 ( MCMLXXIV) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. Year 1978 ( MCMLXXVIII) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar) "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " Rock Follies, and its sequel Rock Follies of '77, was an innovative and groundbreaking Comedy musical Drama shown on Year 1976 ( MCMLXXVI) was a Leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Rock Follies, and its sequel Rock Follies of '77, was an innovative and groundbreaking Comedy musical Drama shown on Also 1977 (album by Ash. Year 1977 ( MCMLXXVII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays Year 1985 ( MCMLXXXV) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link displays 1985 Gregorian calendar) Year 1988 ( MCMLXXXVIII) was a Leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar) Year 1997 ( MCMXCVII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar. Year 1989 ( MCMLXXXIX) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar)