Andreas Bennetzen or Andy Benz – is a danish musician and composer. Born 1975 in Copenhagen.
Trained as a classical musician with a PhD in solo double bass, he has over 20 years of experience as a professional musician. He has worked with all the major symphony orchestras in Denmark, and a long list of artists from the pop, rock and electronic music scenes.
For the past 15 years he has been exploring new and original approaches to the double bass and its role as a modern solo instrument.
”Andy Benz sounds like Arvo Pärt on acid”. Frankfurter Allgemeine
“Once, Denmark had one of the world’s best bass players, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen. And now DK has another one. His name is Andy Benz and on his debut cd, Andy paints beautiful melodious dreams worthy of both Oldfield and Vangelis. Henning Høeg – BT