|DREW PRESTON (lead and rhythm guitar, backing vocals)
Originally a classic rock guitarist and composer from the Frampton/Santana/Hendrix schools.
Drew ventured into rock/jazz fusion in the 80s to become a sought after NYC session player who routinely jammed with fusion greats including the late Hiram Bullock, Delmar Brown, and Darryl Dobson among others. Preston’s unique style was frequently compared to guitar icons such as Steve Lukather, Larry Carlton and Neal Schon.
Drew moved south to channel his energies into southern rock/jam/groove/blues/funk with touring acts including Rockin’ Jake, Derrick Hadley & The Motowners, blind keyboard sensation Ricky Williams, and Johnny B. & The Road Dogs.
Drew Preston, presently the House guitarist for the The Funky Biscuit All-stars and fronting his own band “The Drew Preston Project” which is a quartet of some of the best players in the region. Drew states the band is a labor of love playing some original material and jazz fusion covers from the likes of Marcus Miller, Scott Henderson to Brecker bros. and one time close friend Hiram Bullock.
Over the past few years Drew has been regarded as one of the premier guitarists whose style continues to intrigue musicians and music lovers of all styles as his range of musicianship never disappoints. Also guesting in a number of local inspired projects, Randi the Violinist & Bluefire, Kat Riggins Blues Revival, David Shelley & Bluestone, The Jeffrey James Gang, The Jon Zeeman Group, Tom Regis and The Rhythm Riders. Men from Marz, The Jay Stollman Blues Band and others.
A new project for Drew this spring is replacing retiring guitarist Nick Cucunato from the Bluefire Band, Featuring Randi the Violinist. Now renamed Wildfire, The new band has shows all throughout S.Florida. Preston is also available for studio work and gives private guitar lessons at his Studio in Delray Beach.