Drew hails from Chillicothe, MO where his interest in music stemmed from an early age. Drew started writing music in the early 90's with friends James Jackson and The Reverend Hillbilly Willie. Together they wrote many tunes you hear in several of his performances. Drew's musical interests include blues, funk, bluegrass,fusion, electronic, jazz, exploratory rock and jam music in general with influences like SRV, Jerry Garcia, Santana, Bela Fleck and The Flecktones, The String Cheese Incident, MMW, Widespread Panic, The Allman Brothers Band, Gov't Mule, Warren Haynes, BB King, The Doors, David Gilmour, Pink Floyd and a lot more. He enjoys working out new possibilities with his band mates and always pushing the envelope towards new territory.