French electronic music pioneer Jean-Michel Jarre has toured the globe, sold an estimated 80 million albums, and holds the Guinness Book record for largest outdoor concert attendance (3.5 million people). He’s also a down-to-earth person who loves painting, sci-fi, and movies. In this episode, we discuss those Side Jams and how they relate to his career. He and I also explore how artists engage the world, from our ever escalating aspirations to keeping up with the constant barrage of new releases. This interview was conducted in the rooftop bar of the Knickerbocker Hotel in NYC.
Jarre shares his thoughts about his reading (Arthur C. Clarke of course), painting and more hobbies… Read more.