Andrew Sherman brings three decades of extraordinary musical experience to his role as Creative Director/ Composer at Butter. He has scored thousands of commercials –awards include Latin Grammy, AICPs, LIAAs, Clios, Lions, Pencils… and foam core telephones–. Campaigns of late include Supercell and Tomcat for BFG9000, Fiber One for SaatchiNY, and Sony and Immowelt for DDB Berlin.
His compositions have been recorded/produced on Virgin/EMI/EastWest/Shanacie labels and include songs/production for the Latin Grammy winning “This Side of Paradise” by Nestor Torres. Additional production credits include Joseph Arthur, Amanda Brown, Julia Darling, Lalah Hathaway, Greg Tannen, and NY based Taurus.
Andrew’s theater writing career began in 1998 at Moonwork (NYC), where he composed the scores for musical versions of Shakespeare’s What You Will, Midsummer Night’s Dream and Edgar Lee Masters’ Spoon River Anthology among others. Off Broadway he composed the score for Debbie Does Dallas, produced the original cast CD, and is a member of the BMI Musical Theater Workshop.
He has toured as a keyboard player accompanying (among others) Patti Austin, Walter Beasley, Jonathan Butler, Mariah Carey, George Duke, Julia Darling, Dizzy Gillespie, Lalah Hathaway, Brian McKnight, Najee, Sunny Ozell, Greg Tannen, Teddy Thompson, and The Brooklyn Boogaloo Blowout. As recording artist, Mr. Sherman had a brief and educational career as half of the hip hop jazz duo Bread and Butter (East/West).
During his spare time, Andrew composes for The 52nd Street Project, a non-profit children’s after school program in Hell’s Kitchen. He currently resides in Brooklyn, New York, where he continues to perform with his band, The Brooklyn Boogaloo Blowout.