Todd Andreozzi (guitar, backing vocals) is the co-founder if iE, along with David Upegui. He’s advanced his studies in jazz theory and application with the guidance of long time teacher, Wayne Jarrell at The Guitar Workshop in East Greenwich, RI, and cites Eddie Van Halen as his primary influence. "Eddie changed everything about guitar playing." He also cites Mike Stern, Pat Metheny, Paco DeLucia, and Vicente Amigo as other influences.
Todd has got to have about the most intense picking style on the planet; working his solos in iE songs until they about to burst into flames, yet never breaking the delicate nylon strings on his guitar. "When I write and play, I am trying to bring about an emotion from the listener, it doesn't have to be the same emotion that I am feeling; I try to paint a picture in the listeners' minds: bring them back to an earlier memory or transport them somewhere they've never been."
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