Jimmy Destri Interview
Jimmy Destri plays keyboards for Blondie. In just a few years, Blondie has played to sell-out crowds, earned Platinum albums and generated media interest. Now, Jimmy Destri has released his very first solo album, titled "Heart On A Wall". Helping him out are friends Clem Burke, Earl Slick and Debbie Harry.
We spoke with Jimmy Destri in a New York recording studio where he was working on an up-coming Blondie album.
Q - What motivated you to do a solo album?
Q - Did you ever have a problem getting your material on a Blondie album?
Q - What instrument to you compose on?
Q - Your uncle was a drummer in Joey Dee's band. You'd watch them rehearse at the Peppermint Lounge. Did you entertain the idea of playing drums?
Q - Have you ever been asked to play on someone's album?
Q - Mick Jagger said the Rock music around today is just "recycled past." That having been said, is there any way to sound different?
Q - Could there be someone out there who has a different sound?
Q - Give me an example.
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