Andrew David Horowitz (born October 12, 1983) is an American songwriter, producer and recording artist. He is best known as green-tied keyboardist and writer of the indie rock band Tally Hall. Horowitz has worked with several artists including John Legend, Lindsey Stirling, Jidenna, Allie X, Verite, Scott Klopfenstein and Rob Cantor.
Horowitz is a native of Warren, New Jersey. He began piano studies at the age of five and was composing by eight. In high school, he pursued composition and piano studies with faculty at the Juilliard School. He was the principle pianist in the New York Youth Symphony, led an active jazz quartet and directed several shows. Over the summers, he attended the Interlochen Arts Festival and Aspen Music Festival.
He attended the University of Michigan in 2001 and received Bachelor degrees in Music Composition and English Literature. He studied composition privately with Susan Botti, Michael Daugherty, Curtis Curtis-Smith, William Bolcom, Evan Chambers and Karen Tanaka. He also attended La Schola Cantorum’s counterpoint workshop in Paris.
As a writer, Horowitz won two Hopwood Awards for fiction and poetry. Andrew was also a senior arts writer for The Michigan Daily.
In 2005, Horowitz was the recipient of BMI Foundation's John Lennon Scholarship Award for writing Tally Hall's "Good Day".
In 2002, Horowitz formed Michigan-based Tally Hall with Rob Cantor and Zubin Sedghi. Horowitz performed as keyboardist, writer and vocalist in the band until the band went on hiatus in 2011.
Horowitz began apprenticing under producer Dave Tozer in 2011. He spent two years working on John Legend’s gold-certified Love in the Future, which includes the 12x platinum "All of Me". He also worked on productions for artists including needtobreathe, Celine Dion, Kai, Rebecca Ferguson, Ella Eyre and Dev.
On July 1, 2014, Andrew appeared with Rob Cantor in a video titled "29 Celebrity Impressions, 1 Original Song", performing their song "Perfect". A week later, Cantor released a making-of video, demonstrating that his impressions were a hoax done through audio and video editing, and in fact featured 11 different impressionists. As of October 2016, the video has 15 million views, and the corresponding explanation video has 1.9 million views.
As a writer and producer, Horowitz has become a presence in the NY music scene. He’s worked with LP, Kara Dioguardi, Amanda Brown, Gala, Morgan Karr, Phebe Starr, Carrie Manolakos, Janelle Kroll, Kat Cunning, Crystal Monee Hall and Sash, amongst others.
He currently works out of his studio in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.Complete Demos (2004)
Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum (2005)
Good & Evil (2011)