Music is my mistress and she plays second fiddle to no one.
More quotes by Duke Ellington
I never had much interest in the piano until I realized that every time I played, a girl would appear on the piano bench to my left and another to my right.
More quotes about Music
If jazz has to be termed as a wave, then music is a sea, but if the reflectors in the water is the chord.
I’ll always write music. Whether I release a record, whether I let the public hear it or not, I’m always writing music.
I got a chance to listen to and watch Thelonious Monk and his quartet play two shows a night, for six weeks. It was a great education. There was my university, man.
I’ve seen myself on those lists of the 100 best guitarists, and if they think that I’m that good, thank them. Thank God for them. But I don’t think so.