Jazz quotes

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◆ If you have to ask what jazz is, you'll never know.
- Louis Armstrong100
◆ The memory of things gone is important to a jazz musician.
- Louis Armstrong99
◆ If I am playing any music at all it is jazz music.
- Ginger Baker99
◆ It is rare that even a jazz musician finds an individual voice.
- David Baker99
◆ Jazz is the folk music of the machine age
- Paul Whiteman99
◆ Jazz is the folk music of the machine age.
- Paul Whiteman99
◆ Though the Jazz Age continued, it became less and less of an affair of youth. The sequel was like a children's party taken over by the elders.
- F Scott Fitzgerald99
◆ It seems that jazz is more cerebral and more mathematical in a sense.
- Rita Coolidge99
◆ Jazz is the only music in which the same note can be played night after night but differently each time.
- Ornette Coleman99
◆ Jazz to me is a living music. It's a music that since its beginning has expressed the feelings, the dreams, hopes, of the people.
- Dexter Gordon99
◆ Change is always happening. That's one of the wonderful things about jazz music.
- Maynard Ferguson99
◆ The day of the great jazz improviser who doesn't know how to read music is over.
- Maynard Ferguson99
◆ In a way, the history of jazz's development is a small mirror of classical music's development through the centuries. Now jazz is a living form of original music, while classical music has gotten to the end of its cycle in terms of exploring its form.
- Mike Figgis99
◆ Jazz is known all over the world as an American musical art form and that's it. No America, no jazz. I've seen people try to connect it to other countries, for instance to Africa, but it doesn't have a damn thing to do with Africa.
- Art Blakey99
◆ The only element of jazz that I keep is improvisation.
- Jan Garbarek99

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