Jan Hammer — Musician born on April 17, 1948,

Jan Hammer is a composer, pianist and keyboardist. He first gained his most visible audience while playing keyboards with the Mahavishnu Orchestra in the early 1970s, as well as his film scores for television and film including "Miami Vice Theme" and "Crockett's Theme", from the popular 1980s program, Miami Vice. He has continued to work as both a musical performer and producer, expanding to producing film later in his career... (wikipedia)

The passion and spontaneity in music is all gone.
Still for fun, I play the drums, but I don't do much recording with them.
The band couldn't have happened anywhere else in the world but New York. That was the catalyst.
My mother is a singer, still performs today; she's a jazz singer.
Emotions are the fuel to really move you along - that's the only way you can create music. If you don't feel any emotions, it's not going to happen.