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When I first got sick, they told me I had a year to live, and I was writing my memoir really fast. There were really…
The thing with sculpture is, 90% of the time, when I pass a piece of sculpture, it’s in public or somewhere, and it’s just, how…
Kenny G is not real jazz. I don’t even think Wynton Marsalis is real jazz. I don’t think Harry Connick Jr. is real jazz. If…
I’ve had encounters with animals that have been really mystical. I’ve always been really into animals. But the way they appear in the paintings, they…
What I believe to be jazz is constructed and improvised music which is in the air right now. But I don’t think that’s most people’s…
I remember seeing McCoy Tyner in concert, and thinking that the music was incredible, but wanting to be invited in. I figured that humor was…
If someone who knows what’s going on comes up and says they liked the music, I appreciate that.
My musical education started in the limelight, because I found myself surrounded by real musicians, but after my career had taken off.
I had a mystical experience when I was in my late teens, early 20s, and I spent years trying to recapture that.
I’ve been through this fame thing before, when the band was big in ’80, ’81.
I guess I just want everything to be available immediately.
But, you know, I’d be happy just making music.
Acting scares me.
I play music, I paint – these things come from your depths.
I’d always maintained an image so that people wouldn’t approach me.
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