Andy Hess

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Andy Hess
Hess performing in 2005
Hess performing in 2005
Background information
Born (1966-12-04) December 4, 1966 (age 56)
Washington, D.C., United States
OriginNew York, New York, United States
GenresSouthern rock, rock
Instrument(s)Bass guitar
Years active1990–present
WebsiteAndy Hess

Andy Hess (born December 4, 1966)[1] is an American bassist and former member of Gov't Mule, having joined the band in 2003. Previously, he was The Black Crowes' bassist from February 2001 until their hiatus early the following year. He has also played in Joan Osborne's band and has done session work for artists including David Byrne and Tina Turner.[2] Hess is currently[when?] touring with Steve Kimock. He performed on The John Scofield's Band albums Up All Night which was released in 2003 and Überjam Deux which was released in 2013.

Andy Hess performing with John Scofield
in Arhus, Denmark (2014)


  1. ^ Goldsher, Alan (April 2004). "Andy Hess newly elected to the Gov't Mule". Bass Player. New York, NY: New Bay Media: 18–20. ISSN 1050-785X.
  2. ^ "Andy Hess Interview". GibsonBass. Retrieved 2008-06-18.

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