I'm not a quitter.
I get on fine with my mum and dad, but if they want to see the grandchildren, they come to me.
You don't have to be fearless to do anything; you can be scared out of your mind. I fear that I won't get better and that I won't have time to practice. To be called a 'jazz musician' – it's a big responsibility.
The stage is my territory, my boxing ring. That's where I'm free.
I was first introduced to Kafka's writing during my compulsory army-service basic training. During that period, Kafka's fiction felt hyperrealistic.