VP: This is a hard one, I would have to say, Jon Hendricks. He is filled with sooo much history. I just love him.
NBJP: What quality do you like least about yourself?
VP: My shyness. Sometimes I am just too shy, despite all the performing I do, I can be very shy sometimes.
NBJP: What’s your favorite non-jazz tune?
VP: Wow, there are so many! I guess one I really love is Hallelujah I Love Him So by Ray Charles.
NBJP: If you could be a performer at any time in history, when would that be?
VP: I would have to say the sixties. I love that jazz was still so alive, and at the same time soul, funk, rock and roll, they were all so prominent.
NBJP: Finish this sentence: If I can, I try to avoid _parking tickets!__
NBJP: What musical instrument would you like to be able to play?
NBJP: What musician has influenced you the most (so far)?
VP: Ella Fitzgerald