Who was your biggest musical influence growing up?
Stan Kenton, Thad Jones/Mel Lewis, The Mahavishnu Orchestra, The Beatles, Buddy Rich, Frank Zappa.
Are you in a band? Have you been in bands?
19 years with Nina Simone. Tours with The Art Of Noise, Jan Hammer, Sniff "N" The Tears, Van Morrison. Sessions for Rod Stewart, Paul McCartney, The Pet Shop Boys, The Proclaimers, The Kane Gang, The Buggles.
If you could jam with anyone, who would it be?
Frank Zappa/Stevie Wonder/Herbie Hancock/Jan Hammer/& many others ;-)