The sound of the orchestra is one of the most magnificent musical sounds that has ever existed.
It's very difficult for me to dislike an artist. No matter what he's creating, the fact that he's experiencing the joy of creation makes me feel like we're in a brotherhood of some kind... we're in it together.
I call myself a teacher because they want me to call myself a teacher, but actually, what I'm doing is I'm studying.
Now, when I play soul piano, for instance, and I play a rendition of 'Spain,' I do it deconstructively. That's the most fun, but I can only do that when I'm on my own.
Talking about the body getting old, there's a sadness to it in a way.