It's not enough to play the best you can Ã¢â‚¬â€œ it takes a certain amount of luck. It's like blessings from on high. Or being kissed by the gods. If people hear you, and want to hear you again, you can sustain a career.
When you went to hear one of these people, ... it was their conviction that got you. They were each fabulous in their own way. The way they played just seemed right. The power of the players' belief in what they were doing was so important.