Andy Kravitz is an American drummer and percussionist, audio engineer, record producer, and songwriter. He has been nominated for 14 Grammy Awards, winning several. Born in Philadelphia, Kravitz now lives in Venice, CA.
In 1992, Kravitz played with Kris Kross on Totally Krossed Out, and with former Fleetwood Mac guitarist and singer Rick Vito’s on his debut solo album, King of Hearts, on the songs “Desireé” and “Honey Love”. In 1993, he produced Urge Overkill’s fourth album, Saturation. In 1995, Kravitz played with Joan Osborne on her second album, Relish, and co-produced Dishwalla’s debut album, Pet Your Friends. In 1996, he played with Cypress Hill on their EP, Unreleased and Revamped. In 1998, Kravitz played with Imogen Heap on her debut album, iMegaphone. In 1999, he co-produced Simon Townshend’s album, Animal Soup.
In 2000, Kravitz co-produced Juliana Hatfield’s fourth album, Beautiful Creature. In 2010, he played with a local free jazz group formed by Warren Cuccurullo called Theoretical 5 in Mar Vista, Los Angeles with Frank Zappa alumni Arthur Barrow (bass), Tommy Mars (keyboards, vocals), and Larry Klimas (saxophone). In 2011, Kravitz collaborated with Michael Tearson and Tom Hampton on Tearson’s debut album, Stuff That Works.