Andy West (born February 6, 1953 in Newport, Rhode Island) is an American bass guitarist and composer who is an original founding member of the Dixie Dregs along with Steve Morse. Since the breakup of the original band in 1983, Andy West has been on albums with Mike Keneally, Henry Kaiser, Paul Barrere, Vinnie Moore, and many others. Since 1985 he has simultaneously pursued a career in the software industry while continuing to release albums sporadically. Currently, Andy works as a VP Analytics and Adaptive Learning at Pearson Education.

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