Q. What got you into music and made you realize that it was your chosen path?
A. I played part time until I was laid off my job in 2008 and jobs not available decided to go for it.
Q. Tell us about your new music (Song/EP/Mixtape/Album)? And what’s the story behind it?
A. It is a reference to the different genres I have covered over the years and music that I enjoy.
Q. What makes your music unique? How would you describe it? (genres/sub-genres)
A. I am an old school multi-genre can play it all kind of guy. Our music is a mix of country, rock, blues, funk, soul, spoken word, rock and roll, and even some rap thrown in.
Q. Who are your biggest music influences? And any particular artist/band you would like to collaborate with in the future?
A. I came up doing Hendrix, Clapton, Edgar Winter, Steve Ray Vaughn, and found doing interpretations of soul music was fun and fit into my sets nicely. Sam and Dave, Wilson Pickett, Otis Redding, and found that country artists also appealed to me like Alabama and Willie Nelson. Can’t forget the Southern Rock artists like Skynard and Molly Hatchet. Man I covered so many folks it would be impossible to name them all.
Q. How long have you been in the music industry?
A. I would say it has been several decades but only since 2008 that I have been doing it full time. Played part time working a day gig till I got laid off so I couldn’t find work so I started doing music.
Q. Which is the best moment in your musical career that you’re most proud of? (awards, projects or public performances etc.
A. I would say the benefits we played for the veterans returning home from Vietnam were the most personally rewarding. Although we performed for many enthusiastic crowds; those benefits were personally the most rewarding.
Q. How do you balance your music with other obligations – family, friends or work?
A. Focus on one thing at a time. Don’t take myself too seriously. Just get whatever I am doing right the first time so I don’t have to do it again.
Q. What advice would you give to aspiring musicians?
A. Never give up and try to diversify don’t fall into a rut and pigeonhole yourself musically.
Q. If you had one message to give to your fans, what would it be?
A. God Bless You and Thanks for your support.
Q. What’s next for you? Any upcoming projects?
A. Just looking to perform and do some recording.