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My fondest dream would be that my songwriting and performance speak effectively to the past, present and future of the jazz art form that I love. Something much larger than myself and my effort will determine if I have been successful at my artistic mission.
I love jazz because it's so different than pop and has an emotional pull that other music does not have.
I was first exposed to jazz when I saw Dave Brubeck in 1974.
The first jazz record I bought was Bitches Brew by Miles Davis.