Questionaire with Steve Hoffman

A special characteristic of you?
Sensitive to others.

Favorite movie?
Ingmar Bergman’s "Wild Strawberries" (1957)

What motivates you?
Knowledge and enthusiasm.

Favorite actress?
Nicole Kidman

As a child I wanted to be ... ?
A doctor

Favorite actor?
Tom Hanks

When do you relax best?
Watching a movie or listening to music.

Favorite car?
1964 "James Bond" Aston-Martin DB-5

Where would you like to live?

Favorite music?
1925-1968 popular music.

What would you bring to a desert island?
My wife, my music, food, my doctor...  :^)

What are your hobbies beside music?
Books, old movie and color TV history, photography, history in general.

What can you cook particularly well?
Scrambled Eggs

Do you collect anything?
I collect old mystery fiction and phonograph records.

Your favorite drink?
Dr. Pepper

What experiences have influenced your musical career?
Learning to play the piano at age 7. Enjoying playing records with my parents at age 3, going to my first classical concert at age 8.

Meeting Henry Mancini, Johnny Cash, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Leonard Bernstein, Brian Wilson and Beverly Sills.

Working in broadcasting as a teenager which exposed me to many different types of music.

Your favorite food?
Good pizza

You have one weakness for ...?