Patrick Shiroishi Interview

Source: Jazz Right Now

When 2019 was ending, I was excited for the year to be reborn. Not only did I have my first vinyl coming out, but there were also plans to have a septet assembled to reimagine the music for the record release show as well as my first solo tour in Japan. Then, as we all know, covid came in swinging and the lockdown happened. It was such an unfamiliar, horror movie like story line that I ended up not touching my horn for two to three months after that and settling into a dark mindset…will there be shows again?…when would I be able to see my friends again?…what if my parents get it?