TODD PEASE - TEACHER
As a child Todd remembers spinning LPs of the Beach Boys, Beatles and KISS. At around age 12 he began to teach himself how to play the bass, guitar and drums. He feels fortunate that he has always had the gift of rhythm, ‘ear for music’ and a strong passion for many styles and genres of music. Todd has been in numerous garage rock bands over the years. Todd believes “Music harmonizes with the soul and embodies emotional expression.”
Todd’s musical interest include Blues, Surf Music, Rockabilly, Rock n’ Roll of the 50’s, 60’s 70’s and 80’s, Punk, Southern Rock, 80’s Heavy Metal, Neo Classical Fusion, and Flamenco. Some of the many musical artists who have influenced him include Al DiMeola, Stuart Hamm, Stanley Clarke, Neil Pert, Albert King, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Alex Skolnick, Chet Atkins, Brian Setzer, Nikki Stringfield, and Nita Strauss.