JD: Nona’s homemade Italian pasta
NBJP: What musician influenced you the most?
JD: I think to honestly answer this one I would have to include two… Tony Williams and Bill Evans
NBJP: What quality do you like most about yourself?
JD: I have been told on more than one occasion that I have a great ability to adapt to any situation… I like the sound of that.
NBJP: What’s your favorite jazz club to go to if you’re going to hang?
NBJP: What instrument, other than the one you play, would you like to be able to play?
JD: The piano
NBJP: What’s your favorite non-musical pastime?
JD: At this point of my life it’s reading… especially poetry
NBJP: What’s your favorite jazz tune?
JD: This is a really hard one… Hmmm… Blue in Green