Andy Cooper is an accomplished songwriter, performer, producer and arranger who hails from and resides in Long Beach, California. After graduating from Poly high SCHOOL in the mid-1990’s, Andy helped form and produce the Hip-Hop trio Ugly Duckling which, over the span of 20 years, released six albums while frequently touring the globe, their success has taken them to over 30 countries. Aside from Andy’s work with U.D., he’s written and recorded with international artists like Japan’s ‘M-Flo’ and Jamaica’s ‘Ginja’ while, at the same time, creating numerous themes tracks for ‘Rough-Cut TV’ in Great Britain. Recently, Andy wrote 16 songs for ‘Recorded In Hollywood’, a musical about the famous, Los Angeles record shop ‘Dolphin’s of Hollywood’, the show debuts at ‘The Lillian Theater’ in April of 2015. In whatever time he could carve out while all of this was going on, Andy began work on his first solo project called ‘The Free EP’, a six song collection that showcases his skill as a rapper, producer and D.J.