I come from that society and there is a common thread, specifically family values - the idea that you do anything for your family, and the unconditional love for one's children.
I have to trust what I do and then do it.
The process is intense and the producers, who are intelligent men, are bringing in new people for a fresh look at a complicated project that has been in the making for 10 years.
In America, music is more tightly categorized.
It's fascinating to be in a place where no one has ever heard of me.
The fact is, Latinos now own their own lives and I believe they can afford to look back without judgment.
And, more important, none of Paul's music feels unfamiliar to me.
I am a woman of the 21st Century who is self-assured and speaks my mind.
I had never auditioned for Broadway - any play - and I was not familiar with what you're supposed to do.
Latin music has many international influences - pop, rock, country, Brazilian sounds, and alternative styles.
The Latin musical tradition is very rich and gives the singer a lot of freedom to explore a range of.
The voice has to be very clear at all times in order to convey the emotion.
To begin with, I don't have any stage fright.