Hookjaw Brown







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

Music feeds my heart with what it needs.

What is your music dream?

Write a number one hit!

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

My backyard.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Itsy bitsy spider and Does eat oats.

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Taj Mahal, David Bromberg, Son Seals, Albert Collins

What inspires you to make music?

Listening to the world go by.

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

Humor, love and happiness.

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

Energized, always nervous till the down beat, then it is about reading the crowd and having a good time with them.

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

Very hard to find co-conspirators to play and write with.

What do you think of Drooble?

Interesting. Always good to listen to other writers music and to chat.

What frustrates you most as a musician?

Staying focused and enthused.

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

Go see them perform and clap and cheer.

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

Performance chops.