Born in Boynton Beach, FL, Andrew White came from a family of talented musicians. He picked up many instruments but settled on guitar at age 8. Starting with bluegrass and folk music, Drew soon discovered the Beatles and learned all of their songs.
Drew went on to study music at Santaluces High School where he joined up with John Pop. In high school Drew became obsessed with Jazz and Funk music. This led him to study Jazz Guitar Performance at Palm Beach State College for several years. Soon after, Drew moved to Gainesville and re-joined Morning Fatty.
Influences: The Beatles, Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel, John Scofield, Tower of Power, George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, Oscar Peterson, Joe Pass, Snarky Puppy, Incubus, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Miles Davis, Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Kim Burrell, Paul Gilbert, Bela Fleck, Tony Rice, Sam Bush, Mark O Connor, and many more…
Gear: 2012 Fender Strat, Blackstar HD 100 amp
Born in Orlando, FL, Pop started his love for music on trombone in 2000. He moved to West Palm Beach in 2002 where he discovered the bass. In 2004 he formed the original Morning Fatty lineup. The group consisted of 10 to 12 revolving members and was heavily influence by ska and punk.
In 2007 he was accepted to the University of Florida with a scholarship for trombone. He switched majors 4 times and ended up graduating with a bachelors in Advertising and minor in Business in 2012.
Influences: 311, Incubus, Slightly Stoopid, Mad Caddies, Pepper, Less Than Jake, Streetlight Manifesto, Lettuce, The Beatles, NoFx, Crystal Method, Stan Kenton, Victor Wooten, Jaco, Billy Sheehan.
Gear: Tobias Killer B6 (Bartolini Pickups), Oxblood Fender Super Bassman sitting on an Ampeg 8×10
Tim was born and raised in Gainesville Florida, he began playing the drums at the age of 3 at his fathers church. Tim was influenced by great gospel drummers such as Calvin Rogers, Jeff Durant, Teddy Campbell and Aaron spears. Tim has become well known for his solid foundation and taste. He is also continuing to grow as a musician, as well as being a successful drummer.
Tim is a keyboardist, producer and song writer. He most recently produced top 25 Gospel Billboard artist “NoNa Jones”. Tim has played with notable acts such as 112, The Wailers and NoNa Jones. Before joining Morning Fatty he completed a 6 month world tour with The Black Eyed Peas.
Influences: Motown, Bob Marley, Earth Wind and Fire, Gospel Music, Quincy Jones.
Gear: D Drums, Soultone cymbals, MPC akai programming.
Born in Quincy, FL, Miller Joyner grew up heavily involved in sports. His path to collegiate baseball was cut short after suffering a baseball related head injury.
Miller picked up the guitar and fell in love. He moved to Gainesville in 2010 and met Pop and Drew. He instantly knew it was a perfect fit and later that year joined Morning Fatty. He received his associates degree from Santa Fe College in Gainesville and a bachelor degree from Berklee.
Influences: Widespread Panic, Umphreys McGee, Trey Anastasio, Phish, Jimmy Page, Lettuce.
Gear: Fender Strat (Lace Pick ups), BK Butler Tube driver, Marshal Modern Vintatge 100W