Andy Summers is an English guitarist and composer, best known as the guitarist for The Police. Born in 1942, Andy started as a jazz guitarist. He was a member of Zoot Money, The Animals, and Soft Machine, but he became famous as the guitarist of The Police. In the 80's he collaborated with King Crimson mastermind Robert Fripp and made some ambient/new age-oriented albums on his own as well. From the 90's on he turned back to jazz and fusion.