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Writing this record let me recapture who I am. It is summed up in the title Be Not Nobody. You need to feel comfortable in…
Toting around a full orchestra on tour is very ambitious. I would consider doing a show now and then, like do a show at Radio…
My mom would give me a piece to play, but I wouldn’t do any theory because when it came time to do it I would…
I tour with a piano, actually. Luckily I am able to hire people that deal with it completely and magically a piano appears on stage…
I had no album title, and the album is like a journey in that it’s a complete body of work. It’s not just a couple…
I am not this big celebrity, but it gets really crazy. You have to go through the nuts of blowing up, in a sense, and…
But the approach to recording this album was kind of an organized, chaotic approach where I wanted to maintain and preserve that wild abandon to…
But now – look, I have to take care of myself. I work out every day. I’m a dancer. I’ve always been an athlete, and…
But my mom was a pianist, and she taught piano out of her house. I was just so excited, being a little kid and having…
A lot of people give in to those pressures and let others influence the process on their second albums because they want to achieve the…
I learned a lot from that first record and I learned a lot from my experiences touring, but really the biggest education I got over…
But when you hear the complete album, it gets dark, really straight-up rock, with some really intimate moments with just me and the piano. It’s…
When it comes to music, we live in a very different world than everyone did in the 1960s and 1970s.
Well, I would say that music just happens with me, I’m not in the driver’s seat when I am at the piano, the piano is.
The music industry is so easy compared to the ballet world.
My songs are a direct route into my brain and my heart.
Plus, there were so many pianos in my house, so I couldn’t really avoid it.
I work hard and I will always work hard. But I feel very lucky with the way that it has all come together.
I have gone from being a 21-year-old with wide eyes to a 24-year-old woman. With success comes a lot of responsibility and power.
I did not stop dancing; I did take two years off to get myself together.
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