When the teasing and laughter would eventually die down, the inevitable question would arise: “Jeff, what DO you want to be when you grow up?”
It’s something you can do all by yourself that doesn’t involve a TV, game system, laptop, or iPad.
It was either I got up and got dressed and went out and bought that battery right that second, or I might as well kiss my guitar playing goodbye.
His father had grand ambitions for his son, much like Leopold Mozart did for his. Paco was on the radio at age 11. He toured America at age 15.
Picking up a guitar is the best thing I’ve ever done and my most difficult experience bore my commitment to it. Because of it I’ve forgotten how to be despondent. I’ve learned to value myself and understand that my appraisal is the only important one.