“I love the tradition, that’s what inspires me, but I’m not here to conform. I’m here to be myself, honour my ancestors and play my part.”
“James plays Req like no one else and his vision and sensitivity add so much. He has an incredible ability to read and predict moments when we improvise and that musical connection is scary at times.”
“It’s not just musical interplay, but the interplay of two souls through whatever force has chosen us for that moment to be sonically realised. So we submit to freedom, with an armoury of technique, spirit and love.” Joseph Tawadros.