"When I was growing up in New Jersey, my mom would regularly take my sister and I into the city to see shows. I have many fond memories of standing in the half-price ticket line in Times Square and going to matinees."
"My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her."Trey Anastasio on George Washington
"The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children."Trey Anastasio on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Trey Anastasio on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Trey Anastasio on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso."Trey Anastasio on Pablo Picasso
"Music has always been my protection against the world, from a very young age. I feel safe inside of a jam."
"Anyone who writes knows that ultimately the majority of your time is spent alone in a room with a piano or a guitar, no matter what the project is."
"It was amazing and inspiring to see so many people come together through music to aid the great state of Vermont."
"I've been sober for two-and-a-half years, My children are happy. In August, my wife and I will celebrate our fifteenth wedding anniversary. My band is back together with a sold-out tour."
"The band feels loose in all the right ways, and it's just so cool looking out and seeing all of these people that I haven't seen in a while."