Most of the soloists at Birdland had to wait for Parker’s next record in order to find out what to play next. What will they do now?
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Just because I’m playing jazz I don’t forget about me. I play or write me the way I feel through jazz, or whatever. Music is, or was, a language of the emotions.
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The expression of freedom that is Jazz improvisation mirrors the ethos of the best parts of society.
Wes Montgomery played impossible things on the guitar because it was never pointed out to him that they were impossible.
Jazz is an art form that depends on its antecedents. There must be respect for the people that have gone before.