Renowned Luthier Andrew Knight has had an acclaimed parallel career as a musician, performer, songwriter and record producer.

Well-known for many years in the Sydney and Blue Mountains folk and acoustic music scenes, now, after a number of years concentrating on his guitar-repairing and guitar-making business, Andrew is performing again both under his own name and with the band Medicine Tree.

Medicine Tree comprises Andrew on guitars, keyboards and drums, Lisa Knight on bass, Bradley G. Ward on guitars, mandolin and harmonica and occasional guest , Michal Duvdevani on keyboards and percussion.

Their website can be found here:

Photograph: N. Foote 1999

Andrew released several albums on LP, cassette and CD between 1980 and 2002 and now his new album “Drift” is now available on CD.

Cost is $20 + postage ($2 within Australia and $5 international).
To buy the album please contact via email –


Click  HERE for the Andrew Knight “Drift” homepage.

Here you’ll find fully annotated lyrics, information about the players and the classic guitars used in the recording, plus audio samples and solo acoustic video versions,

Andrew Knight albums:

1984   “Footprints On The Ocean Floor”   (Cassette - re-issued 1988)

1986   “Shadow Language”   (LP - Freefall Records)

1991   “The Dream Archipelago”   (CD - Scintilla Records)

2002   “One Fine Day”   (CD - Scintilla Records)

2013   Drift   (CD – akgtr Records)


Other releases to feature Andrew Knight:

Jim Taylor – “Phelan’s Magic Picture Show”    (AK - fretless bass and arrangements)   1981 Larrikin Records

Paul Hemphill – “True Believers”   (AK – producer and musician)   1984 Freefall Records

Paul Hemphill – “The Drover’s Dog and Other Stories”   (AK – producer and musician)   1987 Freefall Records

Helen Ripley-Marshall – “Green Chaos”   (AK producer)   1989 Freefall Records

Greg Sheehan – “Back In The Dim-Dim World”   (AK – engineer)  

Ulrich Faber – “Bad News Travels Fast”   (AK – producer and musician)   1989 Freefall Records

Margaret Walters – “For The Future And The Past”   (AK – engineer + guitars)   1990 Margaret Walters

The Fagans – “Common Treasury”   (AK – engineer + guitars)   1991 FMCD

Composers And Musicians Of The Blue Mountains – (AK + LK two featured tracks)   1997 Noumenon Records

Dawn Egan – “Sleep Baby Sleep”   (AK – producer and musician)   1998 ABC Music/EMI

Dawn Egan – “Hush-a-Bye”   (AK – producer and musician)   1998 ABC Music/EMI

Sleep Baby Sleep and Hush-a-Bye were both nominated for Aria Awards.

 ABC Music/EMI also compiled tracks from these two albums for a later release entitled “Late Night”

Dawn Egan – “Yulefest”  (AK – producer and musician)    1999 ABC Music/EMI

Nigel Foote – “Home By Dark”   (AK – producer and musician)   2005 Folksinger Records



Andrew Knight and John Free “Live At Windsor”.

Recorded live at Macquarie Towns Folk Club Windsor on February 26th 1983.


Please email for further details of if you wish to order any of the listed recordings.

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