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If one takes all the styles in jazz harmonically from the earliest beginnings to the latest experiments, he still has a rather limited scope when…
On those long notes behind the trumpet solo, if anyone lets his mind wander for a minute he is dead.
I expect the audience to come up to my level. I am not interested in compromising my music to make it palatable to an assumed…
Because when we are right there is not a band in the world that can touch us!
To be a true artist you have to play the way you feel – not the way others think you should feel.
I got bored with the old way – it came too easy. I worked until I could play and chord changes at any tempo in…
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