Andrea Pejrolo is an assistant professor in the Contemporary Writing and Production department at Berklee College of Music and an associate professor at the New England Institute of Art. Andrea is a MIDI programmer, composer, and bassist. He is the author of Creative Sequencing Techniques for Music Production (2005) and Acoustic and MIDI Orchestration for the Contemporary Composer (2007) and has written several articles for music magazines, including Sound On Sound, Bass World Magazine (USA), Muralann and Boheme Press (Canada), and Il Capitello Publisher (Italy). Andrea also created the iAcousticA Studio drum library, which is distributed by BandMateLoops.com (www.bandmateloops.com) and available in Kontakt 2, EXS-24, Giga Studio, and Reason NN-XT formats.
Andrea's recent collaborations include The Lincoln Center, Don Sebesky, Cy Coleman, The Contemporary American Theater Festival, The United Nations, CNN, NBC, ABC, Burning Petals Music Production (U.K.), the Broadway Show Swing, Care2 Web site, The European Community, Le Conservatoire de Strasbourg (France), the Grand Canyon Music Festival, Tony Scott, Terre Roche (The Roches), Birdland, and The Bottom Line. He received his undergraduate degree in jazz bass performance from Manhattan School of Music, a master's in composition from the University of Bristol (U.K.), and his Ph.D. in jazz composition/performance from New York University.