The Casey Abrams farewell press conference today was far more fascinating than your typical “Idol” exit press conference simply because he’s a truly interesting guy. He’s a music geek who doesn’t speak in cliches like Pia and her “It all happened for a reason” pablum. He just speaks from his heart. He’s sweet and guileless.
For the tabloids, he said he is not dating Haley Reinhart, nor has he ever, despite the rumors.
Here he is on various topics:
Instruments he plays: The guitar, the piano, the melodica, the bass, of course. He also plays the sit-tar, the drums, the accordion, the clarinet, the cello (his favorite!).
On his wacky post-elimination performance: “I was in completely random mode. I didn’t plan on ending up on Haley [at the end.] It just ended up that way. Nothing was planned. Like jazz, sometimes the best performances are improvised.
What would a Casey concert be like: “Pure craziness would be the title. There’d be everything. That last