Category Archives: Projects

Andrew London Trio

The Andrew London Trio is my main vehicle for my satirical, whimsical and satirical songs. Line up includes Kirsten London on bass and either Nils Olsen or James Tait-Jamieson, both saxophonists. Style varies from jazz and blues to country swing and ’60s lounge. Various reviewers have compared to Dave Frishberg, Flanders & Swann, Noel Coward, Tom Lehrer and… Read More »

Too Many Chiefs

Too Many Chiefs are four songwriters:  Andrew London, Laura Collins, Rob Joass and Wayne Mason. These ‘Chiefs’, all of whom lead their own bands, met for a coffee one fateful day in 2012, and conspired to form a collaboration in which they would perform each other’s songs together without their usual  ‘Indians’. Laura leads the Back Porch Blues Band, Wayne the Fallen Angels and Rob the Shot Band and Hobnail.… Read More »

The Cattlestops

The current Cattlestops line-up is Andrew London (guitar), James Cameron (bass), Lance Philip (drums), Wayne Mason (keys) and Ross McDerrmott (steel guitar). Occasionally we are joined by guitarist Nick Granville. Tui finalists in 2007 with their second album ‘Back To Rosetta Road’, The Cattlestops and their music featured in the movie ‘Second Hand Wedding’. New album ‘Dance in the Rain’ released August 2016.

Hot Club Sandwich

Hot Club Sandwich is a collaboration involving Andrew London and pianist/bass player Terry Crayford. Repertoire and style was originally based on the legendary Quintette du Hot Club de France who popularised the ‘Hot Club Swing’ genre in the 1930s. Hot Club Sandwich usually perform as a trio, with a sax or clarinet player joining London & Crayford.

The Cheese Brothers

The Cheese Brothers involves Andrew London and M.C. and radio and television personality Nick Tansley. Occasional members include drummer Lance Philip and bass-player Danny Fearn. The Cheese Brothers play popular hits from the ’60s and ’70s with genuine tongue-in-cheek affection – ideal for corporate and conference events.

Rural Delivery

Rural Delivery is a collaboration with Kapiti-based country duo Legal Tender, comprising guitarist Ian Campbell and bass player Moira Howard. Repertoire is mainly alternative country and bluegrass based. Andrew plays guitar and banjo. The show grew out of the successful ‘Tales of Tennessee’ stage show which toured NZ twice in 2011 and 2012. Contact Andrew for the CD !