ONE SMALL SEED MAGAZINE Issue #30 dig.05 - Page 42

FROM WORKING IN YOUR DAD’S FISHAND-CHIPS BUSINESS TO PERFORMING ON STAGE WITH HERBIE HANCOCK AND THE STONES, DO YOU FEEL THAT YOU’VE ACHIEVED WHAT YOU SET OUT TO DO? You’ve always got to keep your eyes open. Watch people, speak to people. That’s how you grow. But as far as aspirations go in terms of where I can go next, I think I’ve fulfilled something. Obviously I get the chance to play to more people. But I can’t remember ever saying to myself: ‘Oh, I want to do that one day.’ Bigger isn’t always better. I don’t go to big shows. I try to catch artists in their most intimate settings.. DO YOU FEEL THAT’S WHAT YOU’VE OFFERED YOUR SOUTH AFRICAN FANS AT KIRSTENBOSCH WHEN YOU PLAYED THERE [ON 18TH AND 19TH MARCH 2015]? That’s what was interesting about playing at Kirstenbosch. There was a nice marriage of grandeur and intimacy. Every one scattered across the grass… there’s a real charm about that. I felt comfortable, very quickly. I didn’t expect Africa to be so relaxed.