I began playing the piano when I was three. My Grandfather placed my tiny hands upon his and I learned. They discovered that I had absolute pitch when I was six.So, I have been playing piano for 57 years! String bass: 30 years. Classical guitar for 40 years. I had vocal lessons for 13 years. I play (basically) any string instrument and compose for all interments orchestrally and individually.
What was the first concert you ever went to?
1953: I went with my Grandparent Broberg in Phoenix to see "Carnival of the Ainmals" at the Phoenix Auditorium in arizona where we lived.
What gear do you use?
Martin, Steinway, Gibson, Czech string bass, Swedish (handmade from the vintage era) Goyas, Ramirez, Bosendorfer, Guild.
Who was your biggest musical influence growing up?
Mozart (as a child),My Grandfather,Wallace E. Broberg Sr.,, Ennio Bologninni, Joao Donato, Jocelyn K. jensen, Ruth Stevens, Newell B. Weight, Barber, Copland, Bach, Bernstein, Faure,Beach Boys, Beatles, Oleg Lopatin, Streisand, Orff, Palestrina.
Are you in a band? Have you been in bands?
No. I play with musicians that I use to produce filmscores.
If you could jam with anyone, who would it be?
Edward Higginbottom, Choir New College, Oxford. He is a genius. Patti Scialfa and Bruce Springsteen---they are amazing. Tuck and Patti---I think we would collaborate well.Steve Drown---a genius as well.
What's the biggest audience you ever performed to? What's the smallest?
When on a world-wide choir tour with Dr. Newell B. Weight in the early 70s, we sand in a select A Cappella choir in all of Europe's major cathedrals---as many as 15,000 people filled the piazzas and squares in Italy, France, Germany, Czechoslovakia, etc.
You're stuck on a desert island and only get to bring one album with you. What do you pick?
Copland's Third Symphony
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