Andy Sheppard (broadcaster)

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Andy Sheppard
Born1972 (age 46–47)
Simcoe, Ontario, Canada
Occupation(s)Broadcaster, musician
InstrumentsGuitar
Websitewww.andysheppard.com

Andy Sheppard (born 1972) is a Canadian broadcaster and musician. He was the host of the defunct CBC Radio 2's nightly jazz program After Hours and currently produces and is a regular guest host of the contemporary music program The Signal for CBC Radio 2.[1]

Sheppard was born in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada. A graduate of McGill University's music program, Sheppard is also a guitarist, composer, experimental artist, and songwriter. His song "Until Next Time" was named the winner of the 2006 Colleen Peterson Songwriting Award.[2] His song "And The Bells They Rang" was featured in the viral video Shit Girls Say [3] and his piece "The Things You Want (and The Things You Need)" was featured in a promotional film for the Tony Hawk Ride Channel.[4]

Discography[edit]

  • Eclectic Guitar (1995)
  • Swimming In (1999)
  • Andy Sheppard (2006)
  • Live at SMASH! (2008)
  • Find The Others (2011)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marshall, Colin (October 15, 2009). "Laurie Brown and Andy Sheppard of CBC Radio 2's The Signal". colinmarshall.libsyn.com. Retrieved 2010-05-18.
  2. ^ "Colleen Peterson Songwriting Award Laureates". Ontario Arts Council. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 July 2011. Retrieved 18 May 2010.
  3. ^ "Shit Girls Say". YouTube. Retrieved 4 June 2012.
  4. ^ "Official Ride channel Promo". YouTube.com. Retrieved 4 Jun 2010.

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