Jazz Quotes

Collection of top 100 famous quotes about Jazz

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Jazz Quotes By Robert Glasper: Jazz is a state of mind. There's no Jazz is a state of mind. There's no boundaries. Robert Glasper
Jazz Quotes By Albert Ayler: We must be as pure as our music. We must be as pure as our music. Albert Ayler
Jazz Quotes By Martin Scorsese: Film in the 20th century, it's the American Film in the 20th century, it's the American art form, like jazz. Martin Scorsese
Jazz Quotes By Gunther Schuller: If you mess around with jazz, you better If you mess around with jazz, you better have a good drummer and a good bass player. Gunther Schuller
Jazz Quotes By Katie McGarry: I barely heard her muffled comment of "Yay," I barely heard her muffled comment of "Yay," but the sarcastic jazz hands were hard to miss. Katie McGarry
Jazz Quotes By Norman Granz: I'm concerned with trend. I don't know where I'm concerned with trend. I don't know where jazz fans will come from 20 years from now. Norman Granz
Jazz Quotes By John Otto: Jazz was more of a tool for me Jazz was more of a tool for me to use to enhance my musicality. — John Otto
Jazz Quotes By Christian McBride: I'm really not this jazz traditionalist guy you've I'm really not this jazz traditionalist guy you've been making me out to be all of these years. — Christian McBride
Jazz Quotes By Stewart Copeland: [If] you don't have any soul and you [If] you don't have any soul and you don't have any talent, jazz is what you should do ... any fool can do it; all you gotta do is practice. — Stewart Copeland
Jazz Quotes By Frank Zappa: Jazz is the music of unemployment. Jazz is the music of unemployment. — Frank Zappa
Jazz Quotes By Denis Johnson: When we stopped in front of it and When we stopped in front of it and turned off the engine, we heard music coming from inside - jazz. It sounded sophisticated and lonely. We — Denis Johnson
Jazz Quotes By Laura Mvula: Taxi drivers used to ask me what kind Taxi drivers used to ask me what kind of music I did, and I'd say, 'Well, it's kind of jazz, soul, classical' - but that makes no sense to anyone. — Laura Mvula
Jazz Quotes By Doc Childre: As any jazz musician knows, it takes flexibility As any jazz musician knows, it takes flexibility and adaptability for improvisation to create beauty. — Doc Childre
Jazz Quotes By Slaine: Any live venue where there is alcohol served Any live venue where there is alcohol served and it's past midnight there is gonna be fights. It doesn't matter if it's Hip-Hop, Rock or Jazz. — Slaine
Jazz Quotes By Eddie Condon: Krupa's drums went through us like a triple Krupa's drums went through us like a triple bourbon. — Eddie Condon
Jazz Quotes By Warren Zevon: I missed jazz, kind of. And by the I missed jazz, kind of. And by the time I came to it in life, it was too intimidating to enjoy thoroughly. — Warren Zevon
Jazz Quotes By Maynard Ferguson: Change is always happening. That's one of the Change is always happening. That's one of the wonderful things about jazz music. — Maynard Ferguson
Jazz Quotes By Gary Burton: I know of musicians who have played together I know of musicians who have played together for decades who hate each other. The Modern Jazz Quartet for one. — Gary Burton
Jazz Quotes By Steve Lacy: I fell in love with jazz when I I fell in love with jazz when I was 12 years old from listening to Duke Ellington and hearing a lot of jazz in New York on the radio. — Steve Lacy
Jazz Quotes By Brian Setzer: My D'Angelico is a jazz archtop guitar. That My D'Angelico is a jazz archtop guitar. That guitar was made for Glenn Miller's guitar player in 1939. It's a '39 D'Angelico New Yorker. — Brian Setzer
Jazz Quotes By Atticus Poetry: She was cool - the whole world seemed She was cool -
the whole world
seemed
to spin around her
in smooth jazz. — Atticus Poetry
Jazz Quotes By Sun Ra: I always say it's not my Arkestra, it I always say it's not my Arkestra, it belongs to some other force which wants certain things, to reach people. — Sun Ra
Jazz Quotes By Charlie Parker: Music is your own experience, your own thoughts, Music is your own experience, your own thoughts, your wisdom. — Charlie Parker
Jazz Quotes By David Antin: There are editing procedures for talks just as There are editing procedures for talks just as there are editing procedures in jazz improvisation. — David Antin
Jazz Quotes By Wynton Marsalis: Nothing else will ever capture the democratic process Nothing else will ever capture the democratic process in sound as perfectly as Jazz. — Wynton Marsalis
Jazz Quotes By Pat Metheny: Jazz demands that you bring to it things Jazz demands that you bring to it things that are valuable to you, that are personal to you. — Pat Metheny
Jazz Quotes By Talib Kweli: Hopefully, we learn to appreciate hip-hop here so Hopefully, we learn to appreciate hip-hop here so that it doesn't go the way of jazz. — Talib Kweli
Jazz Quotes By Pat Metheny: I think jazz is actually quite unforgiving in I think jazz is actually quite unforgiving in its disdain for nostalgia. It demands creativity and change at its highest level. — Pat Metheny
Jazz Quotes By Nick Kroll: I'm sure there are people who say like, I'm sure there are people who say like, "I was wearing weird emo eyeliner," but there's something pretty embarrassing about the jazz phase. — Nick Kroll
Jazz Quotes By Louis Armstrong: All them weird chords which don't mean a All them weird chords which don't mean a thing ... you got no melody to remember, and no beat to dance to — Louis Armstrong
Jazz Quotes By Esperanza Spalding: Jazz music just resonates with the frequency of Jazz music just resonates with the frequency of me. — Esperanza Spalding
Jazz Quotes By Don Herold: The chief trouble with jazz is that there The chief trouble with jazz is that there is not enough of it; some of it we have to listen to twice. — Don Herold
Jazz Quotes By Haruki Murakami: I had my jazz club and I had I had my jazz club and I had enough money. So I didn't have to write for my living. — Haruki Murakami
Jazz Quotes By Kenny Garrett: Rather than say I play Jazz, I simply Rather than say I play Jazz, I simply say I play music. — Kenny Garrett
Jazz Quotes By Nat King Cole: I am famous because I am an African I am famous because I am an African American jazz artist. — Nat King Cole
Jazz Quotes By Jazz Feylynn: This assignment could damn well project all the This assignment could damn well project all the words across my face and the ink stain my hands a gory mess before I finished it. — Jazz Feylynn
Jazz Quotes By Esperanza Spalding: Jazz has always been a melting pot of Jazz has always been a melting pot of influences and I plan to incorporate them all. — Esperanza Spalding
Jazz Quotes By Fats Waller: This is so nice, it must be illegal. This is so nice, it must be illegal. — Fats Waller
Jazz Quotes By F Scott Fitzgerald: And will I like being called a jazz And will I like being called a jazz baby?
You will love it. — F Scott Fitzgerald
Jazz Quotes By Alexis De Veaux: Pain can be washed out with a song. Pain can be washed out with a song. / Pain can become jazz digested and transformed. — Alexis De Veaux
Jazz Quotes By Molly Ringwald: When I was a little kid I thought When I was a little kid I thought I would grow up to be black and sing jazz in nightclubs. — Molly Ringwald
Jazz Quotes By Vidal Sassoon: I'm a great jazz fan. I'm a great jazz fan. — Vidal Sassoon
Jazz Quotes By Syd Barrett: There's so much around, you don't know what There's so much around, you don't know what to listen to. All I've got at home is Bo Diddley, some Stones and Beatles stuff, and old jazz records. — Syd Barrett
Jazz Quotes By George Russell: If America has a future, Jazz has a If America has a future, Jazz has a future. The two are inseparable. — George Russell
Jazz Quotes By Lou Reed: One chord is fine. Two chords are pushing One chord is fine. Two chords are pushing it. Three chords and you're into jazz. — Lou Reed
Jazz Quotes By Herbie Hancock: Jazz has borrowed from other genres of music Jazz has borrowed from other genres of music and also has lent itself to other genres of music. — Herbie Hancock
Jazz Quotes By Frank Black: I listen to Neil Young and jazz and I listen to Neil Young and jazz and classical stations and, if my girlfriend's driving, it tends to be Hall & Oates. — Frank Black
Jazz Quotes By Esi Edugyan: The kid come in at a strange angle, The kid come in at a strange angle, made the notes glitter like crystal. — Esi Edugyan
Jazz Quotes By Reggie Watts: I was in punk rock bands, heavy metal I was in punk rock bands, heavy metal bands, world music bands, jazz groups, any type of music that would take me. I just love music. — Reggie Watts
Jazz Quotes By Zora Neale Hurston: He has only heard what I felt. He has only heard what I felt. — Zora Neale Hurston
Jazz Quotes By Pat Metheny: Jazz is an idea that is more powerful Jazz is an idea that is more powerful than the details of its history. — Pat Metheny
Jazz Quotes By Norman Granz: I don't think that jazz, as any kind 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
Jazz Quotes By Jazz Feylynn: Maybe that's why the Westmores never allowed any Maybe that's why the Westmores never allowed any pets. Hard to keep them off the menu. — Jazz Feylynn
Jazz Quotes By Clark Terry: Well, I'm too old to pimp, and too Well, I'm too old to pimp, and too young to die, so I'm just gonna keep playin' — Clark Terry
Jazz Quotes By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: I listen to jazz mainly. Mainstream jazz. I listen to jazz mainly. Mainstream jazz. — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Jazz Quotes By Theodor W. Adorno: People know what they want because they know People know what they want because they know what other people want. — Theodor W. Adorno
Jazz Quotes By Daniel Boulud: I like to go hear jazz late-night up I like to go hear jazz late-night up in Harlem. — Daniel Boulud
Jazz Quotes By Bruce Barcott: A gripper of a read ... Silence revives A gripper of a read ... Silence revives the cliff's-edge drama of those Jazz age climbs and drives home the tragedy of Mallory's death. — Bruce Barcott
Jazz Quotes By Charles Mingus: In my music, I'm trying to play the In my music, I'm trying to play the truth of what I am. — Charles Mingus
Jazz Quotes By Wynton Marsalis: And that's the soulful thing about playing: you And that's the soulful thing about playing: you offer something to somebody. You don't know if they'll like it, but you offer it. — Wynton Marsalis
Jazz Quotes By Meg Ryan: [On Lisa Kudrow:] She's like the best kind [On Lisa Kudrow:] She's like the best kind of jazz there is. You don't know what note she's going to hit and it's always a surprise. — Meg Ryan
Jazz Quotes By David Bowie: [David] Bowie went on to make best-selling music [David] Bowie went on to make best-selling music - funk, dance music, electronic music, while also being influenced by cabaret and jazz. — David Bowie
Jazz Quotes By Wynton Marsalis: Flexibility is an essential part of Jazz. It's Flexibility is an essential part of Jazz. It's what gives Jazz music the ability to combine with all other types of music and not lose its identity. — Wynton Marsalis
Jazz Quotes By McCoy Tyner: Jazz is not gonna be a dinosaur and Jazz is not gonna be a dinosaur and stay around in one form. — McCoy Tyner
Jazz Quotes By Norah Jones: I used to be a jazz snob, believe I used to be a jazz snob, believe it or not. I sort of turned my nose up at anything more commercial. — Norah Jones
Jazz Quotes By J.J. Johnson: Sometimes you need to stand with your nose Sometimes you need to stand with your nose to the window and have a good look at jazz. And I've done that on many occasions. — J.J. Johnson
Jazz Quotes By George Foreman: Boxing is like jazz. The better it is, Boxing is like jazz. The better it is, the less people appreciate it. — George Foreman
Jazz Quotes By Stevie Ray Vaughan: Jazz changes and all. But I don't know Jazz changes and all. But I don't know the names of what it is I'm doing. — Stevie Ray Vaughan
Jazz Quotes By Christian Scott: Jazz is really 20th-century fusion music. You take Jazz is really 20th-century fusion music. You take West African harmony and rhythm, mix with European harmony, and boom! — Christian Scott
Jazz Quotes By Amy Winehouse: I would say that jazz is my own I would say that jazz is my own language. — Amy Winehouse
Jazz Quotes By Benny Goodman: You have to look good. You have to look good. — Benny Goodman