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

Everything, always. But more recently as my son is growing into a man, I have more free time TO MYSELF. And I've always wanted to try. So I am. I'm trying. I'm very, very trying.

What is your music dream?

To have people listen. Actually listen and not just nod their head and say "sounds good"

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

I cannot stand racial or otherwise general intolerance. There's nothing wrong with judging others. As long as your criteria is not how they were born, but what they have chosen to do with it.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

There are too many to list. It also seems a silly question to pose to a musician, but what do I know.

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

The Beatles (and solo), Elvis Costello, Tim Minchin, Lin Manuel Miranda, Beethoven, Miles Davis, Trent Reznor, Eminem, and it looks like we need country..... Hank Jr.

What inspires you to make music?

I have to create in some fashion. So I do.

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


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

At home. I can say (from experience) I have an easier time on a stage in front of thousands of strangers, then I would making small talk with whomever is ill-fated enough to read these words. No offense.

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

Having made a total of ten dollars performing in my life (a guy on the street asked me and a friend to sing Hotel California while we were out with our guitars) You'd think I'd like the song more now, but no. ... ... ... ... I know. How can I hate that song.

What do you think of Drooble?

Dunno yet, all I've done is type in a box.

What frustrates you most as a musician?

The same thing I hate about the fine art community. It's supposedly for everyone. Usually, everyone except you. We'll see.

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

I did, once upon a time. Now I have no idea what/where it is.

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

I currently have no clue, clearly. But I'm running low on the sarcasm, so I'll leave that there.