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The only thing my mother would say about my music—I'd say, "Mom, listen to this," and she'd say, "Junior, I know who you are."
Many people apparently don't trust their reactions to art or to music unless there is a verbal explanation for it. In music the only thing that matters is whether you feel it or not.
I wasn't so interested in being paid. I wanted to be heard. That's why I'm broke.
Jazz is the only music in which the same note can be played night after night but differently each time.
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Without struggle, no progress and no result. Every breaking of habit produces a change in the machine.
G. I. Gurdjieff
March 9, 1930
June 11, 2015
Randolph Denard Ornette Coleman was an American jazz saxophonist, violinist, trumpeter and composer. He was one of the major innovators of the free jazz movement of the 1960s, a term he invented with the name of an album.
The Shape of Jazz to Come (1959)
Free Jazz: A Collective Improvisation (1961)
Dancing in Your Head (1977)
Change of the Century (1960)
At the Golden Circle Stockholm (1965)
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