How Andrea Ferrero triumphed over adversity to become one of Netflix’s top session guitar players

Andrea Ferrero
(Image credit: Courtesy of Andrea Ferrero)

At just 22, Andrea Ferrero has had one of the most remarkable career trajectories of any young session guitarist. 

She picked up guitar aged nine. By 14 her first band, Luar, was playing festivals in her native Venezuela. Two years later she was a session guitarist for top Venezuelan artists, and a year after that she earned a scholarship to Berklee College of Music in Boston. 

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Jenna Scaramanga

Jenna writes for Total Guitar and Guitar World, and is the former classic rock columnist for Guitar Techniques. She studied with Guthrie Govan at BIMM, and has taught guitar for 15 years. She's toured in 10 countries and played on a Top 10 album (in Sweden).