Who would you say has been the single biggest influence in your life in getting you to where you are now in your career?
My father along with Frankie Lyman, Nat King Cole, Sly Stone, James Brown & The Temptations.
At what point in your life did you make the decision to become a professional musician and actually record your own albums?
When at the age of 9 I sang with the Bob Mitchell Boys Choir on " High Hopes" with Frank Sinatra and went to Europe, I decided this was what I wanted to do.
Outside of your musical career, what else in your life gets you excited and fulfilled?
What elements do you look for in a song that makes it especially satisfying for you to perform?
A song that tells a story
Going back in your life as far as you can remember, what song or performance is the first you recall hearing and being affected by?
Personally by Lloyd Price
If you were magically allowed to spend an hour with whomever you chose in history… alive or dead… and really be able to get inside their head, who would that be?
Cab Callaway and Muhammad Ali