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Jon Nelson Quotes

[Though it does a good job of showing off some of the leading talents who work just outside the jazz mainstream, the festival is not particularly bound to the avant-garde canon.] We want to blur all the lines, ... It's easy for people to put things in a box. When events like this are institutional, it's the death of something that could have had some interesting possibilities.
Jon Nelson

People have their set impressions about the trumpet. It's either part of an orchestra, or it's played by one or two famous jazz musicians who are doing traditional music. But people are doing very creative things.
Jon Nelson

It was one of those games that whoever hit shots first was going to get the game. We controlled the tempo and got them frustrated. But they had guys who don't normally step up step up and hit some shots.
Jon Nelson