Sound is the first thing that we tune into.
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I’ll always write music. Whether I release a record, whether I let the public hear it or not, I’m always writing music.
I’ve sung a lot of emotional songs, but when you’re writing it’s very difficult to decide what to reveal.
Music does not come to you. You have to come to it and you’ll walk away with something you didn’t have before.
I never believed in a set routine. It should depend on how you feel, because you play what you feel.
Nobody has ever been able to define Jazz satisfactorily. This is probably because anyone who was capable of doing so never really wanted to, knowing how much you would have to leave out of the definition.
Les Paul was one of the great innovators of the early electric guitar, and he made some fantastic guitar records. To me, Les Paul is very much it.