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Lunch With Sumiko: Jason Mraz keeps his feet on the ground

Away from his touring life, American singer Jason Mraz is an avocado farmer

In recent years, American singer Jason Mraz has been taking it easier, touring at his own pace and spending much of his time at his avocado farm in California. But, he says, he will never give up creating music.
In recent years, American singer Jason Mraz has been taking it easier, touring at his own pace and spending much of his time at his avocado farm in California. But, he says, he will never give up creating music.ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

Lunch with American singer Jason Mraz is slated for only one hour - which is how I end up eating his pasta.

His minders have chosen Dolce Vita Italian restaurant at the Mandarin Oriental, where he is staying, and they are not budging on the allotted time.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on November 18, 2018, with the headline 'Keeping his feet on the ground'. Print Edition | Subscribe