Sunday, May 14, 2017

Jazz Quotes 8

1. Ornette Coleman
I don't try to please when I play. I try to heal. 

Listen to "Sadness":

2. Duke Ellington
The wise musicians play what they can master.

Listen to "Jubilee Stomp":

3. Wynton Marsalis 
Don't settle for style. Succeed in substance. 

Listen to "Jungle Blues":

4. Ella Fitzgerald
Just don't give up on trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong. 

Listen to "Blue Skies":

5. Dizzy Gillespie
Men have died for this music. You can't get more serious than that.  

Listen to "Umbrella Man":

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