NBJP: What’s your favorite city to play in?

DE:New York

NBJP: What’s the worst job you ever had?

DE: A Hotel Job

NBJP: Who’s your favorite non-jazz composer?

DE: Claude Debussy

NBJP: How old were you when you first played in front of an audience (beyond your family)?

DE: 9 years old

NBJP: If you could change one thing about yourself what would it be?

DE: I would wealthy in money as well as family and friends.

NBJP: If you were about to have your last meal, what would it be?

DE: Gumbo With Toasted French GarlicBread and Bread Pudding With Praline Rum Sauce

NBJP: If you could only own ONE CD, what would it be?

DE: Mile Daivs “Milestones”

PLUS ONE: When did you know you wanted to be a professional jazz musician? DE: At the Age of 19 years old