Black and white players hadn’t appeared together in public before Teddy Wilson and I began working with B.G.
More quotes by Lionel Hampton
Music was our wife and we loved her. We stayed with her, clothed her and put diamond rings on her hands.
Music was our wife, and we loved her. And we stayed with her, and we clothed her, and we put diamond rings on her hands.
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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.
Jazz music is an aural souvenir of mankind’s attempt to express the intangible, the heart, the soul, through art.
You not only have to know your own instrument, you must know the others and how to back them up at all times. That’s jazz.
Everything I record, I just try to sound like me and come up with songs that suit what I do and then just go for it. I never know what the public’s going to like, anyway.