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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

20 Questions with Jason Slayden!



Time for 20 Questions with our Rodolfo, Jason Slayden!
1. Guilty musical pleasure?
 Right now... Pearl Jam
2. Where do you love to sing?  
Any place with tall ceilings and lots of stone. Have you ever heard the Gretchaninov vespers or the Verdi Requeim in a cathedral? It will change your life.

3. What is your idea of earthly happiness?
Beer and bacon (best served with the ones you love)

4. To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Perfectionism

5. Who are your favourite heroes/heroines of fiction? 
Samwise Gamgee
 

6. Who are your favourite characters in history?
Oskar Schindler, Moses

7. Who are your favourite heroes/heroines in real life? 
 Oskar Schindler, Moses

8. Who is your favourite author?  
CS Lewis

9. Your favourite musician?  
In any genre, the musicians that speak to the most take my breath away within 10 seconds and leave me in awe the whole performance. I'm so thankful that it's happened to me more than once, much less at all.

10. Your favourite composer?
 JS Bach

11. What quality do you most admire in a person? 
Kindness

12. Your favourite virtue? 
Love

13. Your favourite occupation? 
Musician

14. What did you want to be as a child?
A musician

15. Your most marked characteristic?  
 I have good hair (or so I've been told).

16. What do you most value in your friends?  
Forgiveness

17. For what would you like to be remembered?   
 As an artist, beauty. As a human being, love


18. What natural gift would you most like to possess?
 
Perfect Pitch

19. What is your motto?  
 Try harder

20. What non-opera song do you rock?
Tom Sawyer

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