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Born Saturday 12 January 1946, died Monday 5 August 2013

Professions: Artist, Composer, Musician, Producer

Nationality: American

We're performing several shows in the Canary Islands.

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I'm planning a different show, though for obvious reasons some of the material will be the same, and of course I will perform material from the new CD.

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I'm really looking forward to playing in Copenhagen again. Last time I stayed as long as I could, took pictures, signed autographs, and hung out until they through me out of the place!

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I'm also working on a track for Howard Hewett, and a theme for a new NPR show.

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I would much prefer that they take me as I am, that way the experience is genuine between the both of us.

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At the same time, I definitely want to expand my fan base but not at the expense of prostituting my music or heart.

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I've developed an audience over the years and I don't want to loose them.

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Well, since I produce and pay for my own albums, it is the ultimate freedom.

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I also hope that with the assistance and expertise of Dome Records, that I will be able to further pierce the UK and European market. I really like playing there and I want to do more! I've found that the audiences get quite involved and really listen to what's happening.

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I mean this record does not sound like somebody's maiden voyage.

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Frank liked me because I went nuts on the piano using feet, head, whatever I could find to bang on the piano.

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At the end of '69 I did a gig with Jean Luc Ponty here in L.A. He was an electric violinist.

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I grew up with Al Jarreau. We had a band together and worked these places for three years when neither one of us knew we could make a living doing music.

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When I think about my new CD, the word "joy" comes to mind. I sincerely hope that each listener will feel the earth, spirit, and aggressive creativity emanating from this album.

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