In Europe, they like everything you do. The mistakes and everything. Thats a little bit too much.
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It’s always been a gift with me, hearing music the way I do. I don’t know where it comes from, it’s just there and I don’t question it.
I don’t like to hear someone put down Dixieland. Those people who say there’s no music but bop are just stupid; it shows how much they don’t know.
I can tell whether a person can play just by the way he stands If they act too hip, you know they can’t play shit.
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When Bird came on the scene, it was shocking as in the Bible: everything was dark and then there was light.
The main thing is to be satisfied with your work yourself. It’s useless to have an audience happy if you are not happy.
By and large, jazz has always been like the kind of a man you wouldn’t want your daughter to associate with.
It is great to have your own label; you can cultivate your own artists… I’ve worked with pretty much everyone I wanted to.
As far as playing jazz, no other art form, other than conversation, can give the satisfaction of spontaneous interaction.