If your dreams don’t scare you they’re not big enough!
D C DowDell
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Jazz affirms the noblest aspirations of character, individual discipline, perseverance and innovation.
While many forms of music may use the dynamic of improvisation, Jazz exemplifies the unique characteristic of collective improvisation.
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I feel that Jazz improvisation is the ultimate. You have to create on the spot, the essence of this music.
I kept thinking there’s bound to be something else? I could hear it sometimes, but I couldn’t play it.
I only knew classical music, which to me was the only true music. The only way I could survive at the bar was to mix the classical music with popular songs, and that meant I had to sing. What happened was that I discovered I had a voice plus the talent to mix classical music together with more popular songs, which at the time I detested.
It’s a matter of who would be right for each song. Mickey Hart for All We Need is An Island’ – he’s the only guy I know who has Tahitian drums and every kind of drum on the planet.