Go ahead, ask Matt Jaffe anything. Just know that your question will likely lead the young singer/songwriter from Mill Valley on a musical detour before he gives you the answer you’re after.
For example, ask how he and his band, The Distractions, were chosen to support Blues Traveler, the Eighties jam band, on their national tour and he’s reminded of one of his influences.
“Well, there’s a great X song. It’s called “It’s Who You Know.”