What is music to you? What does it give you?

Music is a simple, but unique form of expression. It can be any of calming, exhilarating, joyous, or depressing.

What is your music dream?

I don't know, It's just a good time.

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

I don't think it's appropriate for me to change the world, I hardly know him.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Anything from the Peal Jam Ten album

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Julian Lage, Jerry Garcia, Neil Young (acoustic), Willie Nelson, Snarky Puppy, Michael League, Mark Lettieri, Bob Reynolds, Nir Felder, Wes Stephenson, Mandolin Orange, Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Marcus King Band, Marcus King, Old Crow Medicine Show, Bill Monroe, David Grisman, Tony Rice, and many more...

What inspires you to make music?

Many things

What is the message you want to send with your music?

Hard to say, I would just hope to create something that people enjoy and might bring something good into a bad day (or a good one for that matter).

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?

Nervous, yet exhilarated

How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

It is already improving, online streaming and distribution services such as Drooble and others are allowing talented and committed musicians to have their music heard and monetized by an increasingly large audience.

What do you think of Drooble?

Excellent idea, very cool service. Would recommend to those starting and looking for attention, or who just want to branch out and network a bit more.

What frustrates you most as a musician?

Tedium and inadequacy

Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?

Not yet

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

Tenaciousness and thick skin

Share some awesome artists that we’ve never heard of.

Alexandra Streliski, Travy B