It’s Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie, you know. They got a musical mind together and uh, you can’t explain it.
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And there is a time where you can be beyond yourself. You can be better than your technique. You can be better than most of your usual ideas. And this is a whole other category that you can get into.
I’m beginning to understand myself. But it would have been great to be able to understand myself when I was 20 rather than when I was 82.
There is a time where you’re beyond yourself, better than your technique, better than your usual ideas.
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I can’t understand guys who just have to have your autograph. What do you do when you get home, take it out and look at it?
I’ve always tried to defend the idea that the blues doesn’t have to be sung by a person who comes from Mississippi, as I did.
One way or the other, if you want to find reasons why you shouldn’t keep on, you’ll find ’em. The obstacles are all there; there are a million of ’em.
Nobody has ever been able to define Jazz satisfactorily. This is probably because anyone who was capable of doing so never really wanted to, knowing how much you would have to leave out of the definition.
The whites come to applaud a Negro performer just like the colored do. When you’ve got the respect of white and colored, you can ease a lot of things.
Music is the great arbiter of the world, the key to central harmony and a necessary requirement of human emotion.