• J.P. DeLaire Interview

    25. Mär. 2008, 15:31 von jpdelaire

    Jason Peterson DeLaire by Diana Olson



    Jason is a member of the well-known musical “Peterson Family” of Minneapolis, MN. His grandmother, Jeanne Arland Peterson, is one of best-known ladies of jazz in the US. About his family he says, ”Well, my family’s legacy started with my Grandmother and my Grandfather Willie. They were celebrities in Minneapolis, as radio performers in the 40’s and 50’s. All of their children became professional musicians as well, performing with the likes of, Prince, David Sanborn and Steve Miller, among many others. Starting with my Grandmother, they are all very good people first of all, and also wonderful musicians. They all inspired me, and I just fell into the ‘Family Business’. Other musical inspirations were Stevie Wonder, Prince and Babyface. “Prince is my all time musical hero! Growing up in Minneapolis and being a musician, that is an obvious choice. When I was in high school, my uncle Saint Paul did a little movie called Purple Rain. That movie changed my life. …
  • Jason Peterson DeLaire Interview

    25. Mär. 2008, 15:29 von jpdelaire

    Jason Peterson DeLaire by Diana Olson


    Jason is a member of the well-known musical “Peterson Family” of Minneapolis, MN. His grandmother, Jeanne Arland Peterson, is one of best-known ladies of jazz in the US. About his family he says, ”Well, my family’s legacy started with my Grandmother and my Grandfather Willie. They were celebrities in Minneapolis, as radio performers in the 40’s and 50’s. All of their children became professional musicians as well, performing with the likes of, Prince, David Sanborn and Steve Miller, among many others. Starting with my Grandmother, they are all very good people first of all, and also wonderful musicians. They all inspired me, and I just fell into the ‘Family Business’. Other musical inspirations were Stevie Wonder, Prince and Babyface. “Prince is my all time musical hero! Growing up in Minneapolis and being a musician, that is an obvious choice. When I was in high school, my uncle Saint Paul did a little movie called Purple Rain. …