The greatest challenge nowadays is being oneself.
I want my listeners to hear the music and feel, emote and think about themselves, not about me. And just listen.
have faith in one’s own talent and power, and patience
Know that you are a part of a large mosaic of musicians throughout the world; our collective mission, I believe, is to create gifts of beauty, expressiveness and positive energy to our audiences
I think about my audience first. Improvisation is a challenging genre and for that reason, it can come across as non-inclusive from the audience’s perspective.
I think composers will always say they’re most proud of their most recent works – if we weren’t proud of them we’d keep working on them until we were! So, because of this I have to say my most recent album, Do You Hear Me?