How did you get started in the music and entertainment industry?
My brother in law (Kim Hill Sr) inspired me to play drums along with Craig Eckhart that ran a gospel group name (Sunlight) spurred me along to play keyboards. These gentlemen motivated me to become a writer and performer.
What does “being creative” mean to you?
Being able to manifest my dreams and visions in a sound pallet that I hope will touch others as it does me.
What kind of creative patterns, routines or rituals do you have?
I want people to feel the passion I have for my musical creations not limited to simple patterns but an expression of creative energy sometimes sensual, passionate, emotional, and expressive. I just follow the flow I have when creating my art.
How do you overcome creative blocks?
Get pissed off and throw things, No I sit at my keyboard and let my fingers and feelings at the moment guide but not limit me. What I really want to say is I let my fingers guide me into, oncoming traffic, my neighbor’s dogs, the new police station and dumb folks in general.
What’s your favorite thing you’ve ever created?
Ashley my beautiful daughter, and she gave me Jordan my handsome grandson.
What are you trying to communicate with your art?
An abundance of joy and pleasure
Which creative medium would you love to pursue but haven’t yet?
I would love to explore the acoustic guitar
What’s the best advice you ever had about how to be more creative?
Never let anyone change you from being you, stay true to yourself
How do you value studio time?
Minute by minute, because it is a launching pad to a brighter tomorrow
In which way does the way music sounds change the way it is perceived?
Technology has open new expressive gateways, however, I think it limits some of todays musician inner quests for creativity as they depend solely on the technology to create for them.
How do you see the relative importance of sound and composition?
The sound is incredibly important to me; I seek out the most natural sounding sounds in my productions, that`s the only thing. Nothing is more important than the sounds I put into my music.
In your opinion, what classifies as a good mix and a good master?
A great mix and master deliver clarity and true sonic authenticity in the production.
Any final thoughts
I would like to thank both my heavenly father and worldly father (Paul Williams) of the world renowned Temptations for his blessing of life and abilities and the true love of music.