Thank you to the gifted artists that contributed their time and energy to our project. Your music, insights, and personal stories not only made the film possible, but your art has inspired countless musicians and artists across the world along with everyone that has a dream. You remind us of what's possible through dedication, passion, and taking risks. Thank you for what you’ve done so far, and we’re excited about what’s to come!
“I never became a musician – I was born a musician."
“I'm a big fan of drummers, especially drummers that don't wear seatbelts... they're like athletes!"
“What people are looking for from an Artist, is a specific point of view."
“I think talent is something artists find in themselves."
“If it gets your heart it doesn’t matter what you call it."
"You have to have that will and that aggressive part of your soul to want to present your own music."
“Once the emotion in the music becomes hidden or skewed, what's the point?"
"You must make a decision. You must commit. You can only do that If you really want to make a musical statement."
"When Fusion took off in the 70s, it was high energy and fast and loud. And it just it had a vibe to it!"
“Most jazz musicians don't deal in nostalgia. They're on an adventure and they're there discovering new things about music."
“I think we all sound like ourselves basically, in spite of the way we try to change."
“Fusion is an interesting title for a certain freedom that musicians are able to feel and hear.”
“Starting Out Touring: It’s you and your dudes, in a van, driving around, trying to get people to give a crap about you, one by one."
"The world has a way of telling you when you did a good job."