Andy was born and raised in the booming metropolis of Prattsville, Arkansas. Born into a musical home Andy started piano lessons at the age of 7. By his mid teens he had picked up the guitar and was playing lead guitar for a country band by age 20. It was about this time that he also learned to play the mandolin and harmonica. Andy spent the rest of his twenties playing keyboard and guitar for various rock, blues and country bands. He also sang in a Gospel Quartet during this time. He currently lives in Little Rock with his beautiful wife Jerra and their two wonderful children Natalie and Wes.