Lori Andrews is a gifted and energetic performer who takes the harp beyond tradition and into the elements of jazz, fusion and R&B. Having 8 CDs to her credit, she has performed for Presidents Clinton and Ford, and the King and Queen of Spain, and has entertained a list of celebrities including Barbra Streisand, Frank Sinatra, Oprah Winfrey (50th birthday) and Clint Eastwood (full list below).

Winner of the Jazziz Readers poll as best harpist, Lori's band has been featured at various jazz festivals including Playboy, Long Beach, Newport Beach, Sacramento, Poppy and Idyllwild.

Backing entertainers including Richard Dreyfuss, Helen Hunt, Ashley Judd, Anne Heche, Kate Hudson, Jennifer Garner, Marisa Tomei and Charlize Theron, the Lori Andrews JazHarp Quartet is the house band every year at the Academy Awards Technical Achievement Division which is the evening that the first Oscar Award of the year is given, playing award recipients on and off the stage. Lori's TV and movie appearances include: Beaches, In the Line of Fire, The Tonight Show, Mambo Kings, Drew Carey, Ally McBeal and MAD TV.

Lori's motto? Harp's not just for breakfast anymore!

"Lori has a unique style that captures the appeal of any audience. Hearing is believing!" -Scott Yanow, editor All Music Guide to Jazz


On-camera film credits include:

Mambo Kings  •  Beaches  •  Bird  •  In the Line of Fire

Harp coaching and recording for TV include:

Jiminy Glick (Martin Short) :Adrian Von Vorhees

(Michael McKean, the musical director 'plays' the harp)

Drew Carey’s boss (Mr. Wick) plays 'his harp'

(That’s me playing Eminem at Drew’s Hospital bed!)

The Gilmore Girls : Alex Borstein as 'The Mad Harpist'

(That’s me playing “ironman” on the harp!)

The Tonight Show


House band for the Sci-Tech Oscars

The American Comedy Awards


HBO’s Hung

Ally McBeal

Melrose Place

The Drew Carey Show

Living Single



Lifestyles of Rich & Famous


The Tracy Ullman Show

Designing Women

The Gilmore Girls

General Hospital


Golden Girls

Golden Palace

Fame LA


Tangled Web

Happily Ever After

President Bill Clinton

President Gerald Ford

The King & Queen of Spain

Frank Sinatra

Steven Speilberg

Will & Jada Pinkett Smith

Clint Eastwood

Barbra Streisand

Jack Nicholson

Natalie Cole

Roseanne Barr

Anne Heche

Ellen Degenres

Helen Hunt

Richard Dreyfuss

Kate Hudson

Ashley Judd

Salma Hayek

Burt Bacharach

Carol Bayer-Sager

Bette Midler

Elizabeth Taylor

Lee Iacocca

Davd Crosby’s Wedding

Dick Clark

Bea Arthur

Brooke Shields

Cliff Robertson

Caroline Rhea

Camryn Mannheim’s baby shower

Lionel Richie

Jennifer Garner

Oprah’s 50th

Jessica Alba

Jessica Beal

Sugar Ray Leonard’s wedding

Marisa Tomei

John Stamos

Minnie Driver

The Playboy Jazz Festival (Hollywood Bowl)

The Long Beach Jazz Festival

The Sacramento Jazz Festival

The Newport Beach Jazz Festival

The Rochester NY International Jazz Festival

The Poppy Festival

The Idyllwild Jazz Festival

The Mt. SAC Jazz Festival

The Camarillo Art and Jazz Festival


On-camera television credits include:

Jazz Festivals include:

Live Performances include:

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