Patrick Nielander

Story

Retiered law enforcement career after 37 years. I am seeking peace for my remaining days.

Profile

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Languages

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

It is a way to experience peacefulness. It gives personal satisfaction.

What is your music dream?

Participate in the arts as a performer.

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

Peaceful music.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

None in particular.

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

World music and Indigenous music artists are my favorites.

What inspires you to make music?

I need to create. That need is in all of us no matter who we are or where we come from.

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

A feeling of comfort.

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

Happy

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

To each their own reality and continued work on maintaining that.

What do you think of Drooble?

I am too new to yet have established thoughts.

What frustrates you most as a musician?

Compartmentalization

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

I attend performances.

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

Internet

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

R. Carlos Nakai, Peter Kater, Will Clipman