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Miles Davis

"I never thought that the music called "jazz" was ever meant to reach just a small group of people, or become a museum thing locked under glass like all other dead things that were once considered artistic." Miles Davis
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"Jazz is rhythm and meaning." Henri Matisse
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"It is also jazz mass. It is in jazz idiom. There are definitely some Latin-based pieces." Joe Negri
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"They were hard on us, because these were jazz guys, ... Earl Van Dyke and Joe Hunter were always on our backs. I'd show them different chord progressions, and they'd say, 'What kind of playing are you doing, man? That's not a C chord.' I'd say, 'Yes, that is a C chord ...when we started getting hits, then they stopped bugging us." Lamont Dozier
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"There was extensive damage to the grandstand and the stable areas. And as it turns out, the Jazz Fest uses just about every square inch of those areas." Randy Soth
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"Jazz really does try to include everything. It's always been popular music. But the wonderful thing about jazz is its willingness to take chances." Madeleine Peyroux
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"Intimate singing had a wonderful style in the '30s and '40s. It came out of Broadway and the jazz of Louis Armstrong and Billie Holliday. But Sinatra created the best romantic era that we've ever had." Tony Benn
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"I'm really glad today for Karl Malone. But (the current Jazz players) weren't involved in (the celebration) that much. They weren't out there on the street (during the statue unveiling)." Jerry Sloan
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"After last game, we needed to get Jazz more into our offense today. She was 12-for-12 from the floor last game and this one she only took seven shots. But our entire offense couldn't do anything against Rutgers. They shut us down." Tom Collen
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"[It was all heady stuff for the then 22-year-old, as she headlined jazz festivals and opened tours for some of the biggest names in the business.] It was great, ... I got to perform with fantastic musicians. I got to see Nina Simone live. I could've kept running with it, but instead I stepped back and took a breather." Madeleine Peyroux
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Ralph Ellison

"Eclecticism is the word. Like a jazz musician who creates his own style out of the styles around him, I play by ear." Ralph Ellison
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"He's in a league by himself. Alex has forgotten more about jazz than most of us remember." Lew Dutrow
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Rick Adelman

"The Jazz were the aggressors and they took the game over and we just caved in. We came out and gave it to them. We didn't guard them. We turned it over and we just waited for something to happen instead of trying to make it happen." Rick Adelman
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"[Rap and hip hop today] come across ... the same way that jazz was embraced by the [Lost] Generation -- F. Scott Fitzgerald and others -- who were trying to rebel against their own white cultures. [Black music] represents a fresh new sound." Bill Ferris
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Herbie Hancock

"Both men and women have masculine and feminine elements. We've just been concentrating on the masculine elements in jazz coming out for too long. It's time for feminine elements to emerge." Herbie Hancock
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"We started thinking jazz (and) that's when the 20s came up." Cassandra Hesseltine
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Herbie Hancock

"Well, I was becoming more of a jazz snob, in thinking that jazz was a higher kind of music, and that R&B was, yes, for the body and more commercial." Herbie Hancock
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"To me, a jazz venue is what's playing there. I once saw something amazing at the Gilded Balloon during the Festival, which really stuck in my head. That's why I don't really see the Jam House as fitting in anywhere in particular in the Edinburgh jazz scene - the clubs all do different things." Jools Holland
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"The French-they like jazz, they've been on jazz a long time." Billy Higgins
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"Also, ... Grappelli didn't start playing jazz until he was an adult, so you hear how he molded (his influences) into the jazz setting." Mark O'Connor
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"I think that he is one of the most unique voices in all of jazz. Nobody sounds like him." John Scofield
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