1961 - Born on June 5th, in
Adelaide, South Australia.
1967 – From watching his brother & sister learning music, Andrew
was soon singing The Seekers songs at infant school in
Adelaide. A few years tuition, a "Guitar
Favourites" record from the folks, "The Ventures" from sister
and "Dark Side of the Moon" /"Led Zeppelin" from brother; add
9th year English teacher, Geoff Bridgland's, introduction to
Bluegrass and the seeds were sown.
University studies of Mechanical Engineering, Moomba Gas & Oil
1983 – Toured with Brian Young
1984 - National Flat-pick (Bluegrass)
1985 – Released “Homegrown" (Played everything multi track
Solo). Recorded as the Three Chord Wonders with Lawrie Minson &
John Green - released "Try Change”
(Record/ Cass & Late 90s Collectors CD LTD Edition).
National Flat-pick (Bluegrass)
1986 - Produced Brian Young's "Big Fella Wudumbah"
1987 - Released “Homegrown Vol. 2” (Played everything multi
track Solo). National Flat-pick (Bluegrass)
1989 - Produced Cedar Creek's "From the Heart. Produced & played
bass on The Trailblazers (HarryTrails
& Bob Blazers!) -self titled - Comedy album.
1990 - Produced with Paul Henderson and member to, BackBeat
(Rockin' Bluegrass) "...the sessions" (Tamworth Underground
Tapes Vol 1). CD re-release in 1997. Produced & played on Bob
Stewart's "Mountains of Queenstown" Cass1990.
1991 - Produced & played on Brian Winter's "Jesus was a Swaggie"
1992 -Overseas tour to Spain for the World Expo.
1993 - Produced & played on Liz Crago's "Homeward" CD/ Cassette.
1995 - Produced & played on Bill Murray's "Children of the
Dreamtime" CD. Tour of
and his family's homeland,
Germany; closely followed by a
tour with Norma O'Hara Murphy.
1996 - Collaboration on "Didgeridoo
Interludes" with Alistar Black, Stephan Richter & Craig
Lauritson. Member of Fiddlers Festival - "Live”
CD with Ray Schloeffel, Marcus Holden, Mark Oats, Carolyn
Trengrove, George Washingmachine. Spent four months performing
1997 - Solo & friends “The Longing” CD.
1998 - “Terra Australis” Self titled (originally FowlHouse
Jack). 1998 began with an Indian music perfomance at Woodford
World Music Festival with Dya Singh - international perfomers
from Adelaide SA.
1997 - Produced and member to BLUEGRASS
– Made In Taiwan : Live & Stormy – featuring Jenny Lester (Canada), Daryl (Jack ) Melbourne &
Clermont. (Official Bootleg!) Recorded 1997 Released 2000
1999 - Producer of “Healing &
Meditation”, from partner Pauline - ‘Songs for the Soul’ and now
on Video as well, featuring Pauline’s Art designs. Won of the
of the BushBandsas FowlHouse Jack. South Australian Country Music Festival Awards- Inducted
into the Hall of Fame.
2000 - Partnership in the Instrumental movie style adventure
“Dance of the Good Life” Dueling with the amazing Parris MacLeod
(piano/drums/bass). Member to Totally Gourdgeous debut CD with
Penelope Swales, Mal Webb, Carl Pannuzzo. A Crash Course to
Fiddling (or Mandolin/Didgeridoo/Guitar) Freedom VIDEO. Won of
the Battle of the BushBands as
2001 - Member to Dya Singh “Bandagi”World Music Group with Dya Singh, Keith Preston, Dheeraj
Shrestra, Parvyn, Jamel & Harsel Kaur & Quentin Eyers.
Musicianship Award Inaugural Frances Folk Gathering
2002 - Partnership in “Happy As Larry” Clermont & Parris
Macleod. Violin & Piano duets. Instrumentals of Celtic to New
Age flavour. Fiddlers Festival - Live in
2002 DVD. Yarra Junction Fiddlers Convention 20 Year Celebration
2002 - Member to Fiddlers Festival “Strung Out” - Holden,
Clermont, Oats, Clare O'Meara & Garry Steel.
Member to Dya Singh “300”. Member to Fiddlers Festival -"Live in
Japan". Member to Totally
Gourdgeous “D’vine”. Producer of “Let the Sun in You Shine
Through” - Pauline . A Healing CD with meditation based on
recovering from Abuse 2002
2003 - Producer of “Child of Light” – Pauline . A Red Indian
(First Nation) style meditation journey with cedar flute,
healing drum & chanting. Director of Andrew Clermont's Supper
Club Oct 2003 - Official Bootleg. Member to The Lawnmowers -
"The Good Road"
. Totally Gourdgeous “ Live Cuts from the Vine” 2003 VID/DVD
2004 - Member to Fiddlers Festival - “Get Reel”. The Supper Club
Hightlights 2004 VIDEO
2005 - Member to Totally Gourdgeous - "Stroke of ". Member to Fiddlers Festival - "Friendzy".
Member to Dya Singh - "Live 2005". The Supper Club 2005 DVD
series - 13 DVDs, up to 3 camera angles and up close on stage.
2 ½ hour show celebrating the 100th birthday of Bendemeer's
wooden Bridge with a world of folk at the old Hall raising funds
for their 3 phase power. Joined by Belinda Wamsley on wonderful
2006 - Member to The Lawnmowers "Second Cut".
2007 - The Bazaar Clips - Totally Gourdgeous - Woodford 2007/8
2002 - Won of the
of the BushBands as “Terra Australis”.
2006 - Musicianship Award Frances Folk Gathering Best
2003 - Heritage Award (Mildura CM Festival) as Terra Australis
1999 - South Australian Country Music Festival Awards- Inducted
into the Hall of Fame.
The last 8 years have seen Andrew Clermont’s International
Supper Club grow to full swing with artists from
Oklahoma & Taiwan and many of Australia’s own unique Voice to
Dance & Instrumentalists presented. Andrew is delighted to have
this ‘Fringe Festival’ (15 shows!) develop in his home town -
via the Tamworth Country Music Festival with also May & Oct