I feel privileged to be able to carry on something that's had such a good reputation. Hopefully, we'll get to the point again where you won't be able to get in the door on Friday nights.

Irv was a character. I thoroughly enjoyed him. He was great and made me wonder what the SOB sounded like 50 years ago.

It's always been a place where musicians came on Friday to jam. To carry on a tradition that's been here for 40 years, I'm very privileged to do that.