Born: 27 November 1968 in Rockford, Illinois USA
Full Name: Andrew Robert Mason
Siblings: Xris, Susie, Simon, Paul, Sarah, Jennifer
Children: One daughter, Kew
Likes: Pizza, Flying, Music, Toast, Chocolate, Burritos, Bread, Green Chili, Travel, Singing, Football, Baseball, Soccer, Ice Hockey, Bike Riding, Sunsets, Vegetarian Food, Solar Power, Wind Power, Nature, Volunteering, Ski-ing, Snowboarding, Walking, Tennis, Sleeping, Driving, Movies, Swimming, Visiting Friends, Cats, Dogs, Repairing, Building, Writing, Drawing, Learning, Laughing and Smiling.
Plays: Guitar, Harmonica, Piano, Tennis, Soccer and Ice Hockey
Listens to: Beatles, Bruce Hornsby, Paul Simon, Cat Stevens, Bob Dylan, Bob Marley, U2, Bruce Springsteen, Queen, Thin Lizzy, Billy Joel, The Cure, Van Morrison, Ryan Adams, Eagles, Pink Floyd, Bruce Cockburn, Led Zeppelin, Del Amitri, REM, James Taylor, Lyle Lovett, ELO, ESPN Radio, BBC News and Kids Place Live.
The Book of Rules, J.K. Rowling, Stephen King, J.R.R Tolkien, Arthur Conan Doyle, Shakespeare, Walt Whitman, Dan Brown, Orson Scott Card, Biographies, Thrillers, News Magazines, Smithsonian and National Geographic.
Education: GED Clovis Community College (1992), BA in English with Minor in Spanish and K-12 Teaching License Eastern New Mexico University (2004)
Has worked as: Paperboy, Dishwasher, Grocery Bagger, Pizza Maker, Cleaner, Lawn Mower, Driver, Bartender, Consultant, International Liason, Radio DJ, Car Washer, Pre-School Teacher, High School Teacher, Program Co-ordinator, Summer Camp Counselor, Weed Whacker, Boat Mechanic, Car Mechanic, Tennis Instructor, Adjunct Faculty, Respite Provider and Pilot.
Has lived in: Rockford, IL; Pittsburgh, PA; London, England; Merritt Island, Rockledge and Melbourne, FL; Portales, NM; Seattle, WA; Clovis, NM and Lima, Peru.
Has been to: 47 States (missing Hawaii, Alaska and North Dakota), Australia, Scotland, Wales, France, Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Denmark, Malta, Mallorca, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, South Korea and China.
Would like to: Tour in/visit New Zealand, India, Mexico, Hawaii, South Africa, Russia, Europe, South America, Canada and Alaska; Go to outer space, Drive a racecar, Fly in a jet, See the Aurora Borealis, Cross the Atlantic by boat and be a good role model for kids.
Dreams: Hearing one of my songs on Kids Place Live, Getting a Grammy nomination, Performing at the Superbowl Half-time Show, Performing at the Royal Albert Hall in London, Recording at Abbey Road Studios in London, Performing or getting interviewed on Letterman
Drives: 2005 Toyota Prius
Has performed at schools, libraries, preschools, festivals and birthday parties in: Australia, Iceland, England, Massachussetts, North Carolina, Iowa, Illinois, Tennessee, Florida, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Wyoming, Colorado and Arizona