Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Sunday, June 16, 2013
I actually got Eldar to play at Piedmont Piano Company in Oakland after our concert together at the Philippine Int'l Jazz Festival last February. What an honor for me to share the same stage with an icon! Very humbling experience, I tell you that! Sure learned a lot from him. One of which is this jazz giant is one of the most humble, easy-going celebrities I've ever met!
And that's my brother, Nandy, of course. I told Eldar that my brother and his wife followed him all the way from Manila to Oakland. My family was so impressed with Eldar in Manila, (they didn't know him there) that a nephew asked,"He's gonna go far?"
And I said,"He's already there!"
He's F A R.........