At six years old, Andy Miller got his first guitar, a Sears brand student classical. He cut his teeth on country greats; Hank Williams, Willie Nelson, and Patsy Cline. As he aged, he began moving across the West Coast and further exploring the vast American musical landscape. In Washington, he fronted the popular teenage punk band "The Nitwits." At seventeen, he moved to California and began an in-depth jazz training and founded the heroin lounge band "Johnny Walker and the Rock-a-holics," who had the honor of opening up for local heroes "Granddaddy.