Andrew Hayleck (born 13 September in Washington D.C.) grew up in Hyattsville, MD. Education: experiments with self-built instruments to produce sound plays on reel-to-reel tape recorder; guitar playing in University of Maryland Jazz Band (directed by George Ross and then Chris Vidala); touring the U.S. several
times as part of ska band The Skunks. Currently:
member of Neil Feather's Aerotrain [invented
instrument ensemble]; member of the Red Room
Collective (since 2000) [co-organizer of the on-going, annual High Zero Festival of Experimental Music and weekly experimental music/ film/ performance series]; field recordings of bridges, radio towers, buildings, ships, crabs and aquatic life, fire, street lamps, ice; free improviser on gong/wire, former-guitar [set of instruments invented by Neil Feather], feedback electronics, computer.