Andre is a versatile and accomplished guitarist and composer. Andre has been influenced by the wide variety of musical styles that he listened to including rock, blues, jazz and flamenco.
While in college, he met fellow guitarist Martin Simpson and the two formed the dynamic Latin jazz band, Alma Libre. The band has released two very successful CD's. Some highlights in Alma Libre's history have included opening for the Rite of Strings ( Al DiMeola, Stanley Clarke and Jean-Luc Ponty) at the 1995 Vancouver du Maurier Jazz Festival, performing with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra in 1997, a 2001 West Coast Music Award Nomination for "Best World Release" & "Best Instrumental Release", as well as many song placements in movies and television. He currently collaborates with dj Luis Machuca writing music under the name “Digital Nomads”, and performs at various venues with Stephanie Pedraza.