Andy has been playing guitar since 1981 and has played in a number of bands in and around Columbus. He grew up playing piano, primarily inspired by ragtime, and subsequently discovered guitar as a teenager. Growing up as a guitar player in the ’80s, he developed a love of theory and it’s creative application in songwriting and improvisation. He taught guitar at Encore Music Studios from 1993-2001 when he became a Mr. Mom for his baby twin boys.