” I feel like I’m a torchbearer for jazz, fostering its tradition but its future, too. “


” Pianos – if they don’t like what you’re saying, then they won’t talk back to you. And you want it to talk back to you. “


” Bjork’s album, ‘Homogenic,’ it’s got beats, strings, traditional Icelandic stuff. That’s my benchmark for what an album should sound like, right up there with Coltrane’s ‘A Love Supreme’ and Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s Going On. “


” My killer crossover project would be to combine Bjork and Grace Jones with the West Coast rappers and create this massive music. That’s, like, one of my dreams. “


” I play a Monk song, it’s like you get possessed. And then you have to break that spell. You have to remind yourself that you are an individual, or that you aren’t Thelonious Monk. “


” I don’t want any of my records to sound like one style throughout. That’s why I choose different grooves and songs: tunes that are sensitive and slow as well as pieces that are abstract and fast. The approach I want to take with my records is to give the listener a variety of grooves, concepts, and composers. “



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