Glam Jam Q&A’s

DAVID

What three people from the past, present, or fictional would you like to have dinner with and why?
• Jim and Tammy Baker (for their insights into integrity), and Mike Duffy (for advice on claiming business expenses)

If you were on a deserted island and could listen to only one album, as often as you would like, which one would it be?
• Bill Evans Trio Live at the Village Vanguard

If your life were a reality-tv show, what would you call it?
• What the F#ck Happened?

What movie best represents your life?
• Some Like It Hot, especially the outfits...

Who would you thank first while accepting an academy award?
• My childhood dog: Sparky

Name three songs on your favourite playlist.
• Generalities by Marc Jordan, Blue in Green by Miles Davis, Sun Goddess by Earth Wind and Fire

What is your favourite dog breed?
• Boston Terrier-- for real

Have you been told, you look like someone famous?
• Brad Pitt (ok, so she'd had maybe a little too much to drink...)

If you were to name one piece of clothing that describes you, what would you say?
• Tighty Whities

What are your three favourite Steely Dan songs?
• Speak Low
• Song for My Father
• As Long As You Know You're Living Yours... Check them out---they may sound vaguely familiar!

MIKE

What three people from the past, present, or fictional would you like to have dinner with and why?
• Bill Gates; Jimmy Page; JD Rockefeller...because they could afford to buy me dinner 🙂

If you were a cartoon character, which one would you be?
• The Lone Ranger

Which super power would you most desire and why?
• Fly cause I could get to work faster.

If you were on a deserted island and could listen to only one album, as often as you would like, which one would it be?
• Jeff Beck - Blow By Blow

What is your greatest pet peeve?
• Procrastination

What is the first song you ever learned to play?
• Stairway to Heaven

What movie have you watched the most frequently?
• Dirty Harry

Who is your greatest musical influence?
• Jimmy Page

If you had access to a time machine where and when would you go?
• Jan 9, 1970 Royal Albert Hall

What is one food you wouldn’t want to give up?
• Chocolate

If your life were a reality-tv show, what would you call it?
• How to Survive Your Mid-Life Crisis

What movie best represents your life?
• The Good The Bad and the Ugly

If a biopic of your life were made, which actor would you want casted as you?
• Clint Eastwood

If only I had....
• A Gibson Les Paul Standard or Traditional...then my life would be complete

What is your favourite childhood memory?
• Falling out of a moving taxi

Name three songs on your favourite playlist.
• Since I've Been Loving You (zeppelin); Cause W'eve Ended As Lovers (Jeff Beck); Streets Have No Name(U2)

What are your three favourite SD songs?
• Don’t Take Me Alive
• My Old School
• Kid Charlemagne

JEAN

If you were a cartoon character, which one would you be?

  • Animal

Which super power would you most desire and why?

  • Teleportation for travels

If you were on a deserted island and could listen to only one album, as often as you would like, which one would it be?

  • Snarky Puppy: Tell your friends

If you had only five bucks to spend on your last meal, what would it be?

  • Chimichanga

What is your greatest pet peeve? 

  • The person sitting behind you in a movie theatre is munching on M&Ms   $%^&*()!!!

If you could be teleported anywhere in the universe, where would you like to be? 

  • Costa Rica

What is the first song you ever learned to play?

  • Oh My! Get it on credit- Toronto.....Tom Sawyer-Rush

What movie have you watched the most frequently?

  • Whiplash....loved it!

The Beatles or the Stones?

  • Stones

Who is your greatest musical influence?

  • Dennis Chambers, Dave Weckl, Keith Carlock, Snarky Puppy

If you had access to a time machine where and when would you go?

  • BC Ancient Egypt

What is one food you wouldn’t want to give up?

  • Nachos

If your life were a reality-tv show, what would you call it?

  • The Jazz Garage Band

 

 

 

DANIEL

What three people from the past, present, or fictional would you like to have dinner with and why?
• My parents: Lots of anecdotes to share, both funny and not so much.
• My paternal granddad: I didn't meet him and everyone tells me he was amazing.

What is your greatest pet peeve?
• racism
• Psychologists pretending reality is not what it is.

If you could be teleported anywhere in the universe, where would you like to be?
• At home.

What is the first song you ever learned to play?
• On the bass, "sweet home Alabama" (It was easy)

What movie have you watched the most frequently?
• Nemo

Chocolate or cheese?
• Cheese (with a nice wine)

If you had access to a time machine where and when would you go?
• To stop me all the times I did stupid things.

What's the one thing, you can't live without?
• My morning coffee.

What are your three favourite SD songs?
• Josie
• Green Earrings
• Peg

JOZÉE

What three people from the past, present, or fictional would you like to have dinner with and why?
• Jimmy Fallon (for his humour)
• the Dalai Lama (for his wisdom)
• Ashton Kutcher (for dessert...).

Which super power would you most desire and why?
• To cure all diseases, oh and find a way to make bandaids stick...because those are the two mysteries of the world!

Brussel sprouts or broccoli?
• oh come on!!!..that's disgusting!

Who is your greatest musical influence?
• euh...too many to name but include Neil Sedaka (first time I learned harmonies) and Holly Cole (first time I decided to explore singing professionally).

If you had access to a time machine where and when would you go?
• A land and time where there were no brussel sprouts or broccoli!!

What is one food you wouldn’t want to give up?
• Poutine!

If your life were a reality-tv show, what would you call it?
• "Truth be told"

If a biopic of your life were made, what would the title be?
• "What doesn't kill you... will try again later" (too dark?)

Name three songs on your favourite playlist.
• These days...El Cantante (Hector Lavoe), Spain (Emilie-Claire Barlow version), Home (Mark Ferguson and Mike Tremblay)

Have you been told, you look like someone famous?
• A long time ago...Kim Basinger, but as they say: "beauty is in the eye of the beerholder"

If you were to name one piece of clothing that describes you, what would you say?
• At times sweatpants: soft, cuddly and relaxed, and on some days..a black leather jacket: dark, still soft, but intense.

What's the one thing, you can't live without?
• Music and soft blankets

Something you've always wanted to learn or excel at?
• Contortionism

What is the first instrument you ever played?
• The organ (and I am talking about the one with the pedals)

What are your three favourite SD songs?
Oooh, only three!..
• The Fez
• Glamour Profession
• Home at last (love the horns).

SUE

What three people from the past, present, or fictional would you like to have dinner with and why?
• Jimmy Hendrix for his guitar playing and opportunity to jam (he’d have to bring his guitar of course),
• Jane Goodall for her curiosity and compassion, and
• Jon Stewart for his intellect and humour

If you were a cartoon character, which one would you be?
• Bugs Bunny for his wit, cleverness, and creativity

Which super power would you most desire and why?
• Fly, or float or glide in mid-air – to get out of traffic snarls and see the world from a higher perspective

If you were on a deserted island and could listen to only one album, as often as you would like, which one would it be?
• Bob Marley and the Wailers – Greatest Hits. I’m assuming it’s a tropical island.

What is your greatest pet peeve?
• Close-mindedness and sticky price tags

What is the first song you ever learned to play?
• Wildwood Flower on the gee-tar!

Chocolate or cheese?
• Tough question; I guess cheese because it goes better with wine.

Who is your greatest musical influence?
• My uncle Roly who urged me to learn classical guitar.

If a biopic of your life were made, what would the title be?
• Get On With It!

Name three songs on your favourite playlist.
• Cinema Paradiso (Pat Metheny & Charlie Haden version)
• Water of Love (Dire Straits)
• (Ain’t that) Good News (Jeff Beck and Sam Cooke)

Have you been told, you look like someone famous?
• Sarah Michelle Gellar, Celine Dion (no, I don’t see it either)

If you were to name one piece of clothing that describes you, what would you say?
• Summer skirt – free flowing, cool, and sometimes airy

Favourite Steely Dan tunes:
• Babylon Sisters
• Kid Charlemagne
• Green Earrings

LEEANN

When and why did you start playing music?
• I have been singing since I was 5 years old. I took my career as singer more seriously at 8 years old when I discovered Elton John’s, Captain Fantastic and The
Brown Dirt Cowboy. I knew then I would sing after putting that album on repeat for a few years.

When did you first hear of Steely Dan?
• In my teens at some point

What do you find most appealing about their music?
The complexity of it intrigued me

What are your three favourite Steely Dan songs?
• Kid Charlemagne, Peg and Josie

How did you become part of Glamour Profession?
• I was invited by David Bolton

What do you get out of playing Steely Dan music?
I love a challenge in doing complex harmonies that are cool and catchy!

What do you hope others will get out of the Glamour Profession listening experience?
• I hope people see that the band really digs the music and that our performances reflect that.

What's your unique gift to Glamour Profession?
My good looks and personality ;). Seriously though, according to David, I bring a "soulful sound" to the band.

OZZIE & OSCAR

What three living beings from the past, present, or fictional would you like to have dinner with and why?
• Dr. Doolittle because he speaks our language
• A bitch in heat – do we have to explain why?
• Anyone who brings an endless supply of treats, toys, and smelly stuff to roll in

What are your greatest pet peeves?
• Bath time
• Porcupines

Which super power would you most desire and why?
• Ozzie: attracting bitches within a radius of 1,000 km
• Oscar: mark my territory covering an area with a 1,000 km radius

If a biopic of your life were made, what would the title be?
• “Are you going to eat that?”

Have you been told that you look like someone famous?

• Ozzie: “I’ve been told that I look just like Donald Fagen.”
• Oscar: “Someone once told me that I look just like Walter Becker. Must be the glasses.”

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