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This interview is part of the book project under your skin which includes Interviews with: Anthony Braxton, Ornette Coleman, Chuck D - Public Enemy, Taj Mahal, Yusef Lateef, Melvin Gibbs, Bob James, Malika Zarra, Zap Mama, Les Nubians, Lydia Lunch, Lee “Scratch Perry", Erika Stucky, Henry Rollins, Rhonda Smith, DJ KutMasta Kurt, Sepultura, Joe Bowie, Korn, Henry Rollins and many others.
As a kid, my mom told me I'd like jazz. I thought she was nuts. Then I went to hear Cannonball Adderley (with Nat Adderley, George Duke, Walter Booker, Roy McCurdy and Airto) and everything changed. Yeah, mom knows best.