FAVORITE RECORDING(S) RIGHT NOW:
Pascal - The Entertainer - The Very Best Of Scott Joplin
Alex - KAN - Sleeper
Yann - Jan Johansson - Jazz På Svenska
FAVORITE UP-AND-COMING YOUNG MUSICIAN OR GROUP:
P and Y - Alexis Chartrand and Colin Savoie-Levac
A - Qristina and Quinn Bachand
LAST BOOKS I'VE READ:
P - Hell.com by Patrick Sénécal and Une histoire du Québec by Jacques Lacoursière
A - Le roman de Julie Papineau by Micheline Lachance
Y - I'm in the middle of A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson, Mycophilia: Revelations from the Weird World of Mushrooms by Euginia Bone and Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
P - (latest) Listening to Breabach at Celtic Connections 2012 / (all time) Väsen show at the APAP music conference
A - Väsen at the Sebastopol Music Festival
Y - Swåp, somewhere near Newcastle
FAVORITE LIVE MUSIC EXPERIENCE (on stage):
P - Not possible to pinpoint one: Playing in the rainforest in front of 8,000 people in Malaysia / playing in a middle age castle in ruin in Estonia / playing at THE Library of Alexandria in Egypt...
A - Rainforest Music Festival (Malaysia)
Y - Woodford Folk Festival, in Australia, on stage with The Mammals and The Duhks
WHAT I LIKE BEST ABOUT MAKING MY LIVING AS A MUSICIAN:
P - The music itself--being connected to all those generations that came before us through the music we play.
A - Meeting new people and discover new places
Y - Doing what we love for a living. And you never what the next day will bring.
FAVORITE COMFORT FOOD:
P - Vietnamese Phö soups with everything (the special)
A - A good Thai seafood curry
Y - All of the above
P - Doing real work :) Electrical work around the house/plumbing/building things or repairing things in general.
A - Playing fiddle
Y - Cooking, cycling, playing music
P - Staying at home and spending time with my family/fishing in the river in my backyard
A - Places where the beaches are beautiful and where there are some nice hiking trails around. Kauai is great for that and I'm looking forward to discover new ones.
Y - Lesquerde, France