Michael Andrews

Michael Andrews Profile

michael-andrews-photo2Mr. Michael Richard Andrews has been involved in the music industry for over 50 years since 1957, when he established his own music radio programme called “music of the moment”, which continued to run for over 30 years.

He later joined his father in an import / export business that was involved in international music repertoire via P.W Andrews & Co. Ltd. Among other record labels he was involved in over the years are African Gramophone Stores (AGS), Capital Music Stores (CMS label), East African Records and Polygram Records.

Currently, Mr. Andrews is the Director of Andrews International Records (Kenya) Ltd, also known as A.I Records (K) Ltd, through which he is both a member and Director of KAMP and also a member of International Federation of Phonogram Producers (IFPI).  Mr. Andrews has been quite instrumental in promoting “Kenyan Benga” and “Congolese” music in Africa and beyond.