1. 10

    Then, of course, I played alto and tenor, wherever there were jobs.

  2. 9

    You start way down on a low B flat on the tuba and you have a chromatic scale; you can match the colours all the way up, till you get to the top of the trumpet.

  3. 8

    This life of being a transient human being has gotten to a point when it's very hard to bear.

  4. 7

    Eliminating the piano means that I've always worked closer with the bass than most players.

  5. 6

    In a way, I started out to be a baritone player.

  6. 5

    The first reason for starting to do the symphony concerts was to play this new piece of mine.

  7. 4

    Because if you've got the wit, you can make anything into a melody, ultimately.

  8. 3

    It's true I've always been attracted to the jazz band in an orchestral way, rather than a band way.

  9. 2

    I'm fascinated with the electronic devices that we can mess around with.

  10. 1

    What I came back to is that jazz is a music to be played and not to be intellectualized on.

  11. Last Update: 26 November 2021

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