Andrea Bignasca was born in the south of Switzerland, near Lugano, in 1988. He founded Vermillion Rouge in 2005 alongside Luca Tonellotto and Alberto Paganini. The rock trio, for which Andrea Bignasca sang, played and composed all the songs, received recognition regionally and on a national level, having also played in Zurich, Lausanne, Fribourg and Northern Italy. Vermillion Rouge ranked second in the competition “Palco ai Giovani” in Lugano and reached the final at ROCK HIGHWAY CONTEST (Zürich at Alte Kaserne) twice. Andrea Bignasca, in 2012, began performing as a solo artist.
In 2013 he played more than 60 concerts in Ticino, Zurich, Lucern, opening for Larry Carlton at the Estival Jazz nights in Lugano, showcasing his demo-EP at ReteTre radio (SRG-SSR), and winning the 2014 edition of Palco ai Giovani in Lugano. In July 2014 he performed on the main stage of Estival Jazz with Joe Colombo and Vic Vergeat.