Here is a collection of fun facts, oddities & bits & pieces collected  on Julian over the past 2 years …..take them with a pinch of salt !!!

• Julian is 6′ 1″ (1.85 m) tall

• Julian’s Nickname is “Big Julie”

• Julian does not drive. (he gets Bull to do the driving for him when he tours, otherwise he used  public transport or yellow cabs )

• Mr Saturday Night has 4 bow-ties (all clip –ons) Update: during & since his California Tour in May, Julian has added 4 more to his collection !

• Julian wears a blazer that  is made from Harris Tweed

• Julian loves Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

• Julian’s favourite colour is blue

• Julian loves hobnobs biscuits

• Julian loves beer , Corona light

• Julian has a studio office just across his flat

• Julian wears an electric blue ice watch

• Julian has had a Twitter account since 16th May 2008

• Julian’s favourite sport is basketball, he supports the NY KNICKS

• Food, music & music make Julian happy

• Julian loves his food, he is especially fond of Sushi & bagels

• Yn one of Julian’n Vlogs,Julian explains how delicious a bagel tastes & how it should be eaten

• Julian has definitely  been in love for real  once

• The most tickly place on Julian’s body are his feet

• Julian loves the sound of Hungarian being spoken

• The most likely vehicle Julian thinks he represents is a hovercraft

• At home Julian grew up to the sounds of Celine Dion and American Idol

• Julian can manage up to 4 or 5 tacos

• Julian brought out several singles: June 2008:Jimmy Dean & Steve McQueen,

• March 2011: Love Again For The First Time, June 2011: Sentimental & February 2012: The Mighty Lin !!

• Julian says he does not exercise, though he is seen to jog in white New Balances, tapered sweatpants, and his  beloved Knicks D’Antones Sweatshirt  the 2-3 miles round trip along the Promenade to Brooklyn Bridge Park every noon…..

• Julian’s favourite holiday is Thanks Giving

• if Julian would be  an extra in any movie ever made , he would be  Pulp Fiction.

• if  Julian weren’t a musician for a living he would be a  a digital content manager for a sports team. The NY Knicks would be his first choice, but any sports team would be great. He’d like to tweet for them and get paid for it.

• Of all his songs, Julian feels pretty close to ‘A Dream’

• Julian’s greatest inspiration is his father, it is he who he admires most, closely followed by Dr Yusef Lateef  who he studied under

• If Julian were a shoe, he would be a Clarks Desert Boot.

• The first CD Julian bought & loved listening to was  Michael Jackson’s ‘ Bad’. The  first LP was ‘ Thriller’.

• Julian admired Michael Jackson

• Occasionally, late at night, Julian craves for Candy

• Julian loves these words : BOOM, …. Hang tight! …..and you shall know all….go figure,… stay tuned…..let’s hang……

• Julian would love to open a tour with Tom Waits one day

• Bogart, McQueen, Dashell Hammett, Dylan, Camus & his father  have all influenced Julian Velard in a big way

• Grizzly bear is Julian’s spirit animal

• Julian started playing the piano at 15 because he wanted to learn about Beatles songs

• Julian was 16 , when he wrote his first song,  which was about Pee-wee Herman

• Julian is a master of eggs in cooking

• Julian does not usually  get nervous before a show

• ‘Take The Money & Run’ was inspired by the film Bugsy Malone, Julian wrote a chase tune

• Julian’s favourite cereal is Golden Grahams

• The best advice that has ever been given to Julian has been :”Stop talking. My mouth gets me into trouble”

• ‘A Dream’ was written  in an hour, it’s about a personal relationship he had

• Julian loves this quote : “Tell Em Large Marge Sent Cha”. From Pee-Wee’s big adventure

• Julian loves Whiskey

• Julian took acting lessons from Adrian Grenier in high school.