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Sunday, May 12, 2024

Christopher Hoffmann - Sunday Interview

Photo by Peter Gannushkin

  1. What is your greatest joy in improvised music?

    When the music takes you out of yourself.

  2. What quality do you most admire in the musicians you perform with?

    Dedication to their vision and craft.

  3. Which historical musician/composer do you admire the most?


  4. If you could resurrect a musician to perform with, who would it be?

    Miles Davis

  5. What would you still like to achieve musically in your life?

    How long do you have?

  6. Are you interested in popular music and - if yes - what music/artist do you particularly like?

    Of course but I could never narrow it down to one artist or genre.

  7. If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?

    The ability to narrow it down one thing.

  8. Which of your albums are you most proud of?

    Vision Is The Identity

  9. Once an album of yours is released, do you still listen to it? And how often?

    Depends on the album. Sometimes/never.

  10. Which album (from any musician) have you listened to the most in your life?

    Bach Cello Suites-Janos Starker Mercury Recording

  11. What are you listening to at the moment?

    Miles Davis - Complete In A Silent Way Sessions, Ye & Ty - Vultures 1, Mickey Diamond - Gucci Ghost, Wendy Carlos Sonic - Seasonings

  12. What artist outside music inspires you?

    Stanley Kubrick & Caravaggio

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