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Fretted and Moaning Short Stories by Andy Summers Book Release

Musician, composer, photographer, guitarist and… author. Andy Summers has written short stories ever since he became a member of The Police, and they are as smart, witty and unexpected as his music and photography. Now for the first time 45 are collected together in this hardback book. Andy’s stories in Fretted & Moaning reveal a […]

Leica M MONOCHROM “SIGNATURE” By Andy Summers

Leica Camera and Fender Custom Shop collaborate with Legendary “The Police” Guitarist to unveil Leica M MONOCHROM “Signature” by Andy Summers Camera, Andy Summers MONOCHROM Strat®. Both sets are limited to 50 pieces worldwide, and encapsulate a perfect marriage of two instruments of art: a guitar and a camera. A flawless union of supreme craftsmanship, rock […]

Bonnefatenmuseum Andy Summers Exhibit Video

Andy Summers’ photography exhibition “A Certain Strangeness” is at the Bonnefatenmuseum in Maastricht until October 27, 2019! With over 400 pictures from the period 1979-2018, the exhibition “A Certain Strangeness” is the first retrospective of the photographic work of British photographer and guitar legend Andy Summers. The geographical locations of the shots range from the […]

Andy Summers’ Monochrome Strat in Guitar World

From Guitar World: The Police guitarist Andy Summers has never been shy about integrating his acclaimed work as a photographer into his music – often, during his recent solo shows, performing against a backdrop of his photographs.  We’ve never seen him combine his twin artistic passions quite like this, though, as he teams up with the Fender […]

Fender and Andy Summers Collaborate on Monochrome Strat Set

From Premier Guitar: Hollywood, CA (September 18, 2019) — A flawless union of supreme craftsmanship, rock ‘n’ roll and photography comes to life with the introduction of Leica and Fender Custom Shop’s limited-edition camera-Stratocaster guitar pairing. Created in collaboration with Andy Summers, an accomplished photographer, former member of the Grammy award-winning, Rock and Roll Hall of […]

Andy Summers and the New Fender Custom Guitar

Accomplished photographer and The Police guitarist, Andy Summers has collaborated with the Fender Custom Shop and Leica Camera to create the Andy Summers Monochrome Strat set. Custom-wrapped with a collage of monochrome photos taken by Summers and crafted with touches that nod to his Leica M cameras, this limited release of 50 Stratocaster guitars is […]

Andy Summers at Metropolitan Museum of Art – June 22nd

Presented in conjunction with the ongoing and pretty darn awesome Play It Loud: Instruments of Rock and Roll exhibition at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, Andy Summers is bringing his similarly fantastic multimedia show to The Met on Saturday, June 22, at 6:30 pm. TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE! CLICK HERE! Recently published articles about the upcoming Metropolitan Museum event: […]

Music, Photography and Stories – Parkstad, Netherlands June 7, 2019

The music that Andy Summers makes cannot be categorized within one genre. It is a unique, personal musical expression with influences of jazz, classical, world music, rock ‘n roll and pop. His status as a guitar legend is based on experiments with both instinctive and composed sounds. His experience, improvisation technique, compositions and his ability to step outside […]