Drew is a lifelong guitarist raised on classic and progressive rock mainly, with some folk, country and big band mixed in thanks to his parents’ record collection. Originally from New Jersey Drew has performed in various bands and musical situations, eventually forming a long lasting duo with a friend who played keyboard and saxophone. More recently he was guitarist for the Philadelphia area band Sin Brothers before moving to the Olean, NY, and is currently working on new original material and performing locally as a solo acoustic act.
Drew has released four collections of original music so far, No More Waiting, It’s All Timing, as well as instrumental and experimental projects Timeless Tales of Yesternever Volumes 1 and 2.
Musical influences and inspirations run the gamut from legendary bands and artists like Rush, Pink Floyd, Steely Dan, Genesis, Peter Gabriel, Dire Straits, Tom Petty, Bob Seger, Frank Zappa; and guitarists like Alex Lifeson, Mark Knopfler, Joe Walsh, SRV and many others.
Photo courtesy of Dawn Nestola, Dawning Memories.