It's better to finish at the peak or soon after it, than to wait until the audience notices a decline.
On the other hand, I'm very tolerant as well. I expect that everybody can play what they want. I'm only… (read more)
On the other hand, when I give it closer thought, I realize I'm not enough of a dictator to conduct… (read more)
Orchestra had a little brass ensemble on two tracks as well, but the rest was me. I knew I couldn't… (read more)
Orchestras are not used to playing the kind of stuff jazz musicians like to play. It requires a lot of… (read more)
The problem is that I don't want to add another record to the world that is not necessary to be… (read more)
The way to compose for me is to have lots of time.
There are always some doubts when you do a new album though. You wonder whether you succeeded or not, especially… (read more)