Each year since 2005, in the month leading up to the jazz festival in Wangaratta, Miriam Zolin interviews the finalists in the National Jazz Awards. […]
I’ll always remember the complete elation I felt when I first played a set of drums. I also remember the feeling of responsibility that came about once I decided to answer to my ‘vocation’ and to be a professional musician. These feelings continue to grow inside me by the day and I love it. To me, the essence of what jazz is all about is in there somewhere.