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Engrave this Quote It seems to me monstrous that anyone should believe that the jazz rhythm expresses America. Jazz rhythm expresses the primitive savage.
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-Isadora Duncan
Engrave this Quote What kills me is that everybody thinks I like jazz.
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-Samuel L. Jackson
Engrave this Quote The further jazz moves away from the stark blue continuum and the collective realities of Afro-American and American life, the more it moves into academic concert-hall lifelessness, which can be replicated by any middle class showing off its music lessons.
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-Imamu Amiri Baraka Jones
Engrave this Quote Jazz is the big brother of the blues. If a guy's playing blues like we play, he's in high school. When he starts playing jazz it's like going on to college, to a school of higher learning.
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-B. B. King
Engrave this Quote There's more bad music in jazz than any other form. Maybe that's because the audience doesn't really know what's happening.
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-Pat Metheny
Engrave this Quote Jazz is the art of skipping obvious convention while still following it.
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-Eric Parslow
Engrave this Quote Jazz music is an intensified feeling of nonchalance.
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-Francoise Sagan
Engrave this Quote Something was still there, that something that distinguishes an artist from a performer: the revealing of self. Here I be. Not for long, but here I be. In sensing her mortality, we sensed our own.
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-Studs Terkel

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