A guitar is something you can hold and love and it’s never going to bug you. But here’s the secret about the guitar – it’s defiant. It will never let you conquer it. The more you get involved with it, the more you realize how little you know.
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I wanted something very dense, something that would sustain long and more pieces of wood that would be soft, sweet, for more of a mellow sound.
Every setback might be the very thing that makes you carry on and fight all the harder and become much better.
I got out of the car and there was a knife in my neck. The guy says, “Don’t move.” And the drummer got out of the car, and he got a gun in his head. This was my entrance to the South Side of Chicago. But it was necessary, because I wanted to play jazz.
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My version of Georgia became the state song of Georgia. That was a big thing for me, man. It really touched me. Here is a state that used to lynch people like me suddenly declaring my version of a song as its state song. That is touching.
Just to keep it interesting I’ll tune the guitar randomly, so I don’t know what’s going to come out.
Swing is an adjective or a verb, not a noun. All jazz musicians should swing. There is no such thing as a swing band in music.
I simply want to reach a level where I will never cease to make progress…so that, even on the bad evenings, I may never be bad enough to despair.