Quotes and Sayings about Jazz

Quotes and Sayings about Jazz

It can take a lifetime to discover Jazz, but only an instant to fall in love with it.
Jazz is conflict and it's compromise, and it's new every time. It's brand new every night. It's very, very exciting. And it's dying. It's dying on the vine. And the world says, "Let it die. It had its time." Well, not on my watch!
Sebastian Wilder in La La Land
How are you gonna be a revolutionary if you're such a traditionalist? You hold onto the past, but jazz is about the future.
Keith in La La Land
Jazz stands for freedom. It's supposed to be the voice of freedom: Get out there and improvise, and take chances, and don't be a perfectionist - leave that to the classical musicians.
Jazz will endure just as long people hear it through their feet instead of their brains.
I still love the whole history of jazz. The old things sound better than ever.
I listen to old jazz and classical music, and that's it.

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That's L.A. They worship everything and they value nothing.
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People love what other people are passionate about.
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Mia: "I'm always gonna love you."
Sebastian: "I'm always gonna love you, too."
Here's to the ones who dream
Foolish as they may seem
Here's to the hearts that ache
Here's to the mess we make
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Mia: "Should have been a lawyer."
Sebastian: "'Cause the world needs more lawyers?"
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Sebastian: "I thought in this town it worked on a sort of 'one for you, one for me' basis type system. How about two for you, one for me?"
Sebastian: "How about all for you and none for me?"
Bill: "That's perfect, yes."
Sebastian: "Okay, a mutual decision then."
Bill: "Right, made by me."
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Bill: "You're fired."
Sebastian: "It's Christmas!"
Bill: "Yeah, I see the decorations. Good luck in the New Year."
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You could just write your own roles, you know, write something that's interesting as you are.
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City of stars
Are you shining just for me?
City of stars
There's so much that I can't see
Who knows?
Is this the start of something wonderful and new?
Or one more dream that I cannot make true?
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"You're fired."
Sebastian: "That's what you're saying, but it's not what you mean"
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Oh, if we keep on dancing
Take our rhythm to new heights
Feel the heat of passion, baby
Light up the night
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We don't know the power that's within our own bodies.
I'm beginning to understand myself. But it would have been great to be able to understand myself when I was 20 rather than when I was 82.
I started growing up in a hurry and taking a lot of the philosophy I'd heard from church as a kid a lot more seriously - especially the Ten Commandments - and wondering how 'Thou shalt not kill' could be so absolutely ignored. It took me until I was in my 40s to write what I was thinking as a young soldier.
There's a way of playing safe, there's a way of using tricks and there's the way I like to play which is dangerously where you're going to take a chance on making mistakes in order to create something you haven't created before.
Anybody can write music of a sort. But touching the public heart is quite another thing.
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Remember always that the composer's pen is still mightier than the bow of the violinist; in you lie all the possibilities of the creation of beauty.
I have always believed that 98% of a student's progress is due to his own efforts, and 2% to his teacher.
Any composer who is gloriously conscious that he is a composer must believe that he receives his inspiration from a source higher than himself.
It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to.
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I wanted to run away that day, but you can't run away from your own feet.
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Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.
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Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
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Keep your eyes on the horizon and your feet on the ground.
I always wanted to get lost in a labyrinth. It's like a puzzle you solve with your feet.
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The potential for the saxophone is unlimited.
I've been working on the soprano saxophone for 40 years, and the possibilities are astounding. It's up to you, the only limit is the imagination.
You can work on the saxophone alone, but ultimately you must perform with others.
Bamboo is not a weed, it's a flowering plant. Bamboo is a magnificent plant.
I really create everything I do from the heart.
Maybe I'm a dreamer, but I think the ordinary guy has just as much right to say 'This is a good song' as somebody who is in the music business.
Generally, I like Indian music because the melodies are usually not too complex, which is how I like music, and that's the way I write music.
I've learned that you simply can't control those bad vibes.

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