André Rodriguez is a songwriter and producer based out of Minneapolis, MN. In 2007, 2013, and 2015, he was a finalist in the International Songwriting Competition and has had several songs featured on MTV, HBO, documentaries, and commercials. He has released two full length albums as well as various EPs and side projects.
André's latest EP, Who We Are, is politically focused and releases on November 28, 2017. The self-produced album features guitarist Tyler Burkum (Mat Kearney, Cactus Blossoms), bassist Ian Allison (Eric Hutchinson), and drummer Zach Miller (Sara Groves), along with special guest Anna Baker on the opening song, The New Colossus Prelude.
In 2000, André moved from Detroit, MI to Minneapolis, MN to study music. He received a degree in piano performance at North Central University and began a full-time career as a musician in 2005. In 2013, he founded Bravura Music School, which offers private music lessons throughout the Twin Cities and continues to grow.
Aside from his own music, André also backs up other artists on a regular basis including his brother, Dan Rodriguez.