The folk music definition has changed in this fast music world and musical styles are blending really quickly.
Musicians from the beginning of time have been there to express the mood and the musical feelings in the air for whatever's going on in that particular culture. It's the greatest joy as a musician to be able to translate that, be part of something and watch the scenery around you.
I've always loved the experience of working together with other people toward an artistic goal.
As long as your intention is pure, and you know what you're in it for, then you're alright. And I'm in it because I enjoy it. I take it seriously... real seriously. I mean I could sit and talk all day about the music.
What I thought at the moment was the worst thing that could happen was absolutely the biggest gift I've received.
When I was growing up in New Jersey, my mom would regularly take my sister and I into the city to see shows. I have many fond memories of standing in the half-price ticket line in Times Square and going to matinees.
Phish has run its course and that we should end it now while it's still on a high note.
I've been sober for two-and-a-half years, My children are happy. In August, my wife and I will celebrate our fifteenth wedding anniversary. My band is back together with a sold-out tour.
My life had become a catastrophe. I had no idea how to turn it around. My band had broken up. I had almost lost my family. My whole life had devolved into a disaster. I believe that the police officer who stopped me at three a.m. that morning saved my life.
My life was a complete catatrophe. I was very, very sick from drugs and alcohol.
Set the gearshift for the high gear of your soul, you've got to run like an antelope out of control!
Things have gone beyond my wildest expectations and dreams, and I feel like I've been given so many blessings in my life, between my friendship with the guys in the band, our wonderful audience, being able to play this music, and then my family.
I'm not trying to pull the rug out from under anybody, but the music really does tell you where to go.
Things don't go on forever, and the quicker you accept that change is inevitable, the happier you're gonna be.
I've always loved musical theater. It's a bit of a family tradition.
If there's one thing I discovered since I came back from hiatus, it's that you can't go backwards.
Equality implies individuality.
I am a prince I have it all, and I hear your foot steps on the wall, I wait in silence for your call, and take a shot and watch you fall.
I can't wait to play the Hammerstein shows. Things have been exploding in the last week, and that's going to be the exclamation point.
Music has always been my protection against the world, from a very young age. I feel safe inside of a jam.