Smooth Artist Interviews
How would you describe what inspires you to do what you do?
My fans appreciation for what I do is what inspires and drives me to continue moving forward.
What are you most proud of at this point in your life and career?
I am most proud of the fact that I started at the early age of 8 and continue to stay hungry to achieve higher levels of success.
What would you define as the most life-changing event so far in your musical career?
The most life changing event in my musical career is the 25 years I spent as a member and lead vocalist with the Carlos Santana Band.
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?
Stevie Wonder, he writes songs that are Heavenly connected like no one else.
When the times arise for you to give back for the success and abundance you enjoy, what kinds of opportunities do you look for?
Finding and helping undiscovered talent achieve success, the same way that encouraging people helped me.
What aspect of the creative process, from concept to market, do you personally find to be the most rewarding?
Writing a great song that will stand the test of time so that other artists, vocalist and instrumentalist, will want to perform, and or, record it.