My time with senior traditional musicians from both sides of the ‘color line’ has changed me.
Whether the music is traditional or original, when I take the stage, I always feel like I’m climbing onto the shoulders of giants.
If somehow, you could magically remove the music we made together and what we did together: no one would recognize me.
I believe in apprenticeship, and the idea that you should let a craft or tradition transform you, before you go about transforming it.
The price of singing a song
is becoming the song.
– Scott Ainslie