As long as musicians have passion for spontaneity and creating something that’s never been before, Jazz will flourish.
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We’re here to bring beauty to the world and make a difference on this planet. That’s what art forms are about.
Creative Arts raise a person to another level of consciousness as if you could imagine life before words.
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For a long time I wasn’t listening to music, to the rock and roll stuff on the radio, because it would cause me to get sweaty–it would bring back memories I didn’t want to know about, or I would get that feeling that I’m not alive ’cause I’m not making it. And if it was good, I hated it ’cause I wasn’t doing it. And if it was bad, I was furious ’cause I could’ve done it better…
I’ve had those people very interested in my writing. Since I think of myself as a composer, I feel really good. I’ve had lots of guys call me up. I’ve gotten two or three commissions to write things. I’ve written lots of movie scores.
This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before.
I started out to become a jazz pianist; in the meantime I started singing and I sang the way I felt and that’s just the way it came out.
So What or Kind of Blue were done in that era, the right hour, the right day. It’s over; it’s on the record.
I worked until I could play and do changes at any tempo in any key and said ‘What else is there?’ Now I’m finding out.