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My songs are a direct route into my brain and my heart.
 

Now, performing is second nature and I love every second of it. It is a very emotional thing when I can't play a song; maybe I'm hitting on something that I don't want to deal with. All of it is so personal. It is like therapy.
 

Plus, there were so many pianos in my house, so I couldn't really avoid it.
 

The music industry is so easy compared to the ballet world.
 

The women who don't feel that people think they're sexy are the ones who seem to titillate in that way, because they don't feel like they're getting that kind of approval.
 

Toting around a full orchestra on tour is very ambitious. I would consider doing a show now and then, like do a show at Radio City or Carnegie Hall with a full orchestra.
 

Well, I would say that music just happens with me, I'm not in the driver's seat when I am at the piano, the piano is.
 

When it comes to music, we live in a very different world than everyone did in the 1960s and 1970s.
 

Writing this record let me recapture who I am. It is summed up in the title Be Not Nobody. You need to feel comfortable in your skin and do whatever you need to do for yourself, to heal or to grow.
 


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