There are three known artists with this name. Andrew Dewey Kirk, the band leader from 1930's/40's; Andy Kirk, a contemporary ambient/electronica musician; and Andy Kirk, a contemporary Christian musician. 1) Andrew Dewey Kirk (May 28, 1898 in Newport, Kentucky – December 11, 1992 in New York City) was a jazz bass saxophonist and tubist best known as a bandleader. He started his musical career playing with George Morrison's band, but then went on to join Terrence Holder's Dark Clouds of Joy. In 1929 he was elected leader after Holder departed.