Instrument(s): Grew up playing saxophone, but now only play guitar.
Teachers and/or influences? I'm influenced by so many different styles of music from Stravinsky, to Miles, to U2, to Squarepusher, to Rush. Of course there were many guitar players who have directly influenced my own playing/writing, namely, Pat Metheny, Mike Stern, John Scofield, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Jimi Hendrix, and Joe Satriani, to name a few.
I knew I wanted to be a musician when... ...