Jazz Improvisation means that practice is not as straightforward as it would be when you simply have a score to play.
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Many fail to realize this great recording industry was built by so-called jazz artists. And at the other end of the spectrum, a base in European classical music as well.
I would like to be a scholar in whatever I do, a scholar is never finished, he is always seeking and I am always seeking.
The quickest way to become troubled is to be concerned with what people are gonna say about your life and your work.
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She’s Dynamite’ was a 100 years ago, and I recorded that song because the company thought that it was a great song and it was hot. That was the beginning of rock n’ roll, and I guess they thought it would be a BB King version of rock n’ roll.
Other than conversation, no other art form can give the satisfaction of spontaneous interaction like Jazz.
For years the Trio did nothing but play for musicians and other hip people. We practically starved to death.
If someone thinks that peace and love are just a cliche that must have been left behind in the 60s, that’s a problem. Peace and love are eternal.
Black and white players hadn’t appeared together in public before Teddy Wilson and I began working with B.G.