Andy Biskin biography

Andy Biskin

Clarinet, Musical Artist


Who is Andy Biskin?

Andy Biskin is a Texas-born American jazz clarinetist, bass clarinetist, composer and filmmaker, working primarily out of New York. Biskin is a graduate of Yale University and once served as an assistant for Alan Lomax. Biskin's music has often been played on NPR between segments on All Things Considered and Fresh Air with Terry Gross. His album, Dogmental, was named album of the week in The New York Times by Ben Ratliff.

In 2004, he animated and set to music a series of Rube Goldberg machines, including a "self-operating napkin", for his film Goldberg's Variations.


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on July 23, 2013

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