More Jazz Quotes!!!

Here is a selection of my favourite quotes from

“Playing ‘Bop’ is like playing Scrabble with all the vowels missing.” – Duke Ellington

“A great teacher is one who realizes that he himself is also a student and whose goal is not dictate the answers, but to stimulate his students creativity enough so that they go out and find the answers themselves.” – Herbie Hancock

“Talking about music is like dancing about architecture.” – Thelonious Monk

“I can’t stand to sing the same song the same way two nights in succession. If you can, then it ain’t music, it’s close order drill, or exercise or yodeling or something, not music.” – Billie Holiday

“You have to practice improvisation, let no one kid you about it!” – Art Tatum

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