I think music needs to be of its time and speak to that time.
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Just allow your feelings to go with the music and you’ll find yourself carried along by it fairly quickly.
I think that what is important is that the music be honest and direct and that it is relevant to today.
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I used to play – when I first started trying to be professional, I disk jockey from 1949 to 1955 in Memphis, Tennessee, and I was quite popular there as a disk jockey.
Most of the stuff I learned to play, I learned in high school. I had a band in high school, a jazz-fusion thing, and I was the keyboard player. I was interested in how the instruments worked and the theory behind playing with them.
The Jazz Age became less and less an affair of youth. The sequel was like a children’s party taken over by the elders.
The saxophone is an imperfect instrument, especially the tenor and soprano, as far as intonation goes. The challenge is to sing on an imperfect instrument that is outside of your body.