Andrew Joslyn, composer, orchestrator, and multi-instrumentalist is an award-winning musical polymath whose passion for collaboration has led him to work with a remarkably diverse group of world-class artists, touring the world, performing, co-writing and arranging music for the last three Macklemore albums including the 4 time Grammy winning The Heist. Along the way he has amassed an extensive list of writing, orchestrating, recording and touring credits that include: Judy Collins, Leslie Odom Jr., Kygo, ODESZA, K Flay, Pierre Kwender, Tom Chaplin (Keane) David Bazan (Pedro the Lion), Mark Lanegan (Screaming Trees), Duff McKagan (Guns N Roses), Doug Martsch (Built to Spill), Jeremy Enigk (Sunny Day Real Estate), Father John Misty, Brazilian singer-songwriter Nando Reis (2018 Latin Grammy winning album), the Seattle Rock Orchestra and many others.
Most recently, Andrew co-wrote, performed strings and arranged horns for pop star Kesha’s first single, Praying, from her new album, Rainbow, which shot to #1 the first week of release. He wrote the scores for Macklemore’s premier performance with the Seattle Symphony and scored compositions for Blind Pilot’s performance with the Oregon Symphony.
As a composer, Andrew scored, performed and produced film scores for the Hollywood films Hickok (2018), American Violence (2017) , Life with Dog (2019), and the independent films Relentless and The Lumber Baron (Lionsgate 2019). He is one of the main composers for the immensely popular and award winning true crimes podcast Casefile:True Crime, which since its start in 2016 has close to 170 million total downloads. In addition, he has supplied string compositions & performances for the popular FOX TV show, Bob’s Burgers.
Andrew’s genre bending first solo album, Awake at the Bottom of the Ocean is best described as Orchestral Pop, sophisticated, music that touches on a variety of styles from Classical to Pop. The record garnered critical acclaim on release, from news sources including: Paste, Yahoo Music, NPR, Huffington Post, Hype Machine, Afropunk Seattle Weekly, and Nada Mucho. His music has been featured on KEXP and their Music That Matters Podcast. His music has also been featured in TV shows such as Gray’s Anatomy, Pretty Little Liars, and Lorraine.