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People see my current success but don’t realize I’ve worked hard to get where I am. I used to clean garbage off the Philadelphia docks…
In most places that are rich in guitar culture, everyone uses their fingers, like in Spain or Africa. In Japan there are string instruments played…
If you play jazz, then you play with your fingers. If you’re playing rock, you use a pick. There’s really no rhyme or reason to…
I thought people cared about music in a deep way, so I was writing to that spirit in people and in myself. It was me,…
Being as versatile as I am, I take offense to the notion that no serious musician would not be doing a late night talk show…
After a while I thought it didn’t make any sense to use a pick. It’s kind of like typing with one finger on each hand…
The things I really learned, I learned from watching my parents. They take care of business. Always have.
The worst part is doubt. When you doubt yourself, which we are taught to do, you get lost.
Serious musicians are finding it harder and harder to have a voice in the world of music these days.
James Brown is the reason I play guitar.
It’s shameful what’s happening in this country in terms of what we deny our children.
I think Wes Montgomery is the greatest jazz guitarist that ever lived.
I love both my parents dearly.
I really worked with icons in the music business, which really had a strong effect on me. It wasn’t just pick-up gigs.
I had the fortunate experience to play with people from different schools of music. Sam Rivers is from the fundamentalist school of music.
I feel very honored to be playing with Bill Pierce. He’s such a great musician.
I can pay my rent now. I guess I could always do that, but now I can get an apartment with heat.
Sometimes I wonder if I got lulled into not wanting things because I grew up black in this country.
I am blessed to have Mom and Dad.
I consider myself a serious musician. Doing a comedy show does not take away from that in any way.
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