Andrew Wise is a native Californian born in La Jolla, San Diego. He began playing flute in Europe when he was seventeen years old, and is completely self-taught. He has developed a musical style that is a fusion influenced by his adventures from Spain and Morocco to Mexico, Central America and Cuba. Along the way he became a sax player and vocalist, singing mostly in Spanish. His happy-go-lucky and humorous style is called TropiCali. He is currently putting the “play” in playing music with the Zongo All-Stars.