It was a very good proving ground for me. It was a confidence-builder and led to a lot of other connections.

You'd come and audition once for a large room of talent scouts.

I learned the basics at a very young age. If it's a sad song, act sad.

See how it has just enough reverb in it. There's a certain clarity. It stays very natural.

The team of people impressed me very much. And I love teaching. I love working with people, but it sure doesn't hurt when you have great facilities.