Andy Hamilton (pop musician)

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For the jazz saxophonist, see Andy Hamilton (saxophonist).

Andy Hamilton (born 1953) is a British saxophonist who has played with Duran Duran ("Rio"[1][2] and "Union of the Snake"), Wham!,[1] Elton John,[1] Pet Shop Boys, Tina Turner, George Michael, Paul McCartney, Radiohead, Bon Jovi and David Bowie.

Andy Hamilton has composed theme and incidental music for television and film in both the USA and the UK.

As well as saxophones, Andy Hamilton also plays keyboards and EWI (Electronic Wind Instrument) George Michael Live in Australia.

In May 2008, he came together with the temporarily-reformed 1970s jazz funk band, Kokomo, with Tony O'Malley, Mel Collins, Neil Hubbard, Mark Smith, Adam Phillips, Bernie Holland and Glen Le Fleur, which also included performances by Eddy Armani and Franke Pharaoh.


  1. ^ a b c Halperin, Shirley; Amter, Charlie (6 July 2011). "From Pink Floyd to Lady Gaga: 12 Awesome Sax Solos". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 14 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Bogdanov, Vladimir; Woodstra, Chris; Erlewine, Stephen Thomas (2001). All Music Guide: the Definitive Guide to Popular Music. Hal Leonard Corporation. p. 101. ISBN 978-0-87930-627-4. Retrieved 14 August 2011. 

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