NBJP: What musician has influenced you most?
JM: Charlie Parker
NBJP: You are a trumpet player–is there another instrument you’d like to be able to play?
JM: Drums ( I do play piano, not as good as most people you know)
NBJP: What quality do you like most about yourself?
JM: I have, and will survive hard times.
NBJP: What liquid, aside from milk, water would we ALWAYS find in your fridge?
JM: Grape Juice
NBJP: What’s the worst job you ever had?
JM: Bagging groceries, after I graduated from college
NBJP: If you could only own one CD what would it be?
JM: Hard question! Earth Wind and Fire “That’s the Way of the World”
NBJP: What’s your favorite movie?
JM: Groundhog day
PLUS ONE: When did you know that you wanted to be a professional jazz musician?
JM: 22 yrs old, I wanted to be a musician at 6yrs old–but didn’t know about jazz then.