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Eulau, Andy (F.)

Eulau, Andy (F.), bass; b. Sleepy Hollow, NY. He got a Master of Music, 1985 North Texas University College of Music, Denton, Texas. His major was in Doublebass Performance. He received a Bachelor of Science, cum laude, 1981 Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, New York. His major was Music, concentration in Jazz Improvisation. He got a Professional Artist Diploma with Honors, 1981 Westchester Conservatory of Music, White Plains, New York where his major was in  Doublebass Performance. He attended Hartt College of Music 1976, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT. His major instrument was clarinet. His instructors were Lyndon Christie, Yonkers, NY, Milt Hinton, Eleanor Hancock, New York, NY, Ray Brown, Jack Messing, Yonkers, NY, Rufus Reid, Ed Rainbow, Denton, TX, Harvie S, and Irwin Stahl, Riverdale, NY.

He's had associations with prominent artists such as Gene Bertoncini, the BMI Jazz Orchestra, Anthony Braxton, the Kevin Norton Ensemble, Bobby Sanabria, Syotos, and the Village Vanguard Jazz Orchestra. He was the original bassist of the Bill Charlap Trio. 

His employment as an education includes New Jersey City University, Fall 1997-Present, Adjunct Professor of Jazz Bass, Jazz Combo, and Jazz Improvisation Instructor, Acting Coordinator of Jazz Studies - Spring 2001, Rutgers University, 1997-Present, Part Time Doublebass and Bass Guitar Instructor, The Rudolf Steiner School, 1997-Present, Doublebass Instructor, Assistant Orchestral Teacher/Conductor, 1997-2000, Supervision, Organization and Instruction of Grade 4 through 8, New York University, Fall 1997-Present, Part Time Lecturer: House Bassist and Guest Artist, Jazz Appreciation Classes, Private Recorder Instruction of ages 5-9, 1994-1998, Private Doublebass and Bass Guitar Instruction, 1982-Present, North Texas University Teaching Fellowship, 1984-85, and Instruction and supervision of undergraduate acoustic bass students.

His current associations include ones with Anthony Braxton, Bobby Sanabria, Syotos, BMI Jazz Orchestra, Nuyorkestra, and the Composer's Big Band. He's done tours with Ray Barretto, France, Spain, January 1999; Barbara Klap Quintet, Switzerland, March 2001, March 1998, March 1997, November 1997; Ralph Williams Duo, South Korea, May 1996; Carola Grey Quartet, Germany, November 1994; John Nugent Quartet, Canada, November 1994; Rebecca Franks Quartet, USA, 1994; and the Glenn Miller Orchestra, USA, Europe, July to December 1983.

Recordings:
One O'clock Lab Band: Lab '85 (1984); It's Time for the Rebecca Franks, Virginia Mayhew Quintet (1988); Bill Charlap: Along With Me (1993); Tim Newman: Altered Ego (1999); Andy Biskin: Dobmental (2000); John DePalma: The Song Is Mine (2001); K. Norton, B. Celusak, A. Eulau: Iron Monkey Trio (2001); Anthony Braxton: 10 Compositions (Quartet) 2000 (2001), 9 Compositions (Hill) 2000 (2001), Quartet 8 Standards (Barking Hoop) (2002); Cathlene Meyers: In Memory of a Kiss (2003)

Theater:
Our Sinatra (Dec. 2000 to Aug. 2001)
Forever Plaid (Feb.3 to 14, 1999) in Tokyo Art Sphere Theatre
Forever Plaid (1992-1994)
Damn Yankees (substitute, 1994-1995)
Crazy for You (substitute, 1993-95)
Beauty and the Beast (substitute, 1994)
Grease (substitute, 1994-1997)

Awards in college:
North Texas University One O' Clock Lab Band
North Texas University Orchestral Scholarship
North Texas University Orchestra Assistant Principal Bass
North Texas University Chamber Orchestra Assistant Principal Bass

Contact information:
Tel: (201) 656-5635
aeulau@yahoo.com

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