Norman Granz Quotes

Top 28 wise famous quotes and sayings by Norman Granz

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Norman Granz quotes: My juices needed restoring. I needed a sabbatical from the record business. My juices needed restoring. I needed a sabbatical from the record business.
Norman Granz quotes: You're probably smarter than you present yourself. You're probably smarter than you present yourself.
Norman Granz quotes: I don't think that jazz, as any kind of an art form, has any permanence attached to it, apart from the practitioners of it. I don't think that jazz, as any kind of an art form, has any permanence attached to it, apart from the practitioners of it.
Norman Granz quotes: If you don't get substantially what you want, be ready to walk. And don't look back. If you don't get substantially what you want, be ready to walk. And don't look back.
Norman Granz quotes: In 1958, I decided that I was going to live in Europe permanently. So in 1959 I moved to Lugano, Switzerland. In 1958, I decided that I was going to live in Europe permanently. So in 1959 I moved to Lugano, Switzerland.
Norman Granz quotes: Jazz was uplifted by what I did. Jazz was uplifted by what I did.
Norman Granz quotes: I don't think I will ever do any tours again in the United States. I rather think that that's over with. I don't think I will ever do any tours again in the United States. I rather think that that's over with.
Norman Granz quotes: I find myself more at peace when I live in Europe. I find myself more at peace when I live in Europe.
Norman Granz quotes: The public, hearing pop music, is, without knowing it, also soaking up jazz. The public, hearing pop music, is, without knowing it, also soaking up jazz.
Norman Granz quotes: If I were to put on Barbra Streisand and Duke Ellington, one might say the combination isn't good. If I were to put on Barbra Streisand and Duke Ellington, one might say the combination isn't good.
Norman Granz quotes: The whole reason for Jazz at the Philharmonic was to take it to places where I could break down segregation. The whole reason for Jazz at the Philharmonic was to take it to places where I could break down segregation.
Norman Granz quotes: For years, Jazz At The Philharmonic albums were the only ones of their kind. For years, Jazz At The Philharmonic albums were the only ones of their kind.
Norman Granz quotes: I don't know who's 18 years old today that, 20 years hence, is going to be a jazz fan. I don't know who's 18 years old today that, 20 years hence, is going to be a jazz fan.
Norman Granz quotes: Ellington is a writer and arranger, as well as a musician and leader. He does movie sound tracks. Ellington is a writer and arranger, as well as a musician and leader. He does movie sound tracks.
Norman Granz quotes: You will always find a few people in any area that would like things done completely their way. You will always find a few people in any area that would like things done completely their way.
Norman Granz quotes: I allowed artists to play for as long as they felt they could justifiably continue to create. I allowed artists to play for as long as they felt they could justifiably continue to create.