Finally Beiderbecke took out a silver cornet. He put it to his lips and blew a phrase. The sound came out like a girl saying yes.
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There’s a way of playing safe, there’s a way of using tricks and there’s the way I like to play which is dangerously where you’re going to take a chance on making mistakes in order to create something you haven’t created before.
Even if you have some brilliant jazz ideas, it’s going to be difficult to get them across unless you have 1-a distinctive sound or 2- a loud sound. These are musts.
No one remembers who wrote the tune, putting pen to paper in some lonely place. They remember who had the hit.
The fabulous places I’ve been, wonderful things that’ve happened, great people I’ve met ought to make a story.
If jazz has to be termed as a wave, then music is a sea, but if the reflectors in the water is the chord.
Music is your own experience, your thoughts, your wisdom. If you dont live it, it wont come out of your horn. They teach you theres a boundary line to music. But, man, theres no boundary line to art.