15 Total Quotes

Quint Davis Quotes

Whereas New York has a jazz industry,
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#Jazz

The money being used to build these homes for New Orleans musicians was raised by New Orleans musicians. Our pact with them was to help New Orleans' musical community.
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#Money

The true heart and soul of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, as with New Orleans itself, is music. It's the force that drives and defines us. It's not just for entertainment, but it feeds our soul.
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#Heart

At that time, 1970, not many white people had seen black gospel in its full glory. Gospel was not common at blues festivals or jazz festivals. So, you know, we got on kind of a mission there to bring gospel on down to the front of the bus, as we called it.
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#Glory

The culture survives. It's survived slavery. It's survived everything so far?. I don't think you can stop the dance. I don't think you can drown the dance. We dance at funerals, and now we have to dance at our own funeral.
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#Culture

There will be a Jazz Fest in 2006. It will be in Louisiana. It will be as close to New Orleans as we can get it,
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#Jazz

There will be a Jazz Fest in 2006. It will be in Louisiana. It will be as close to New Orleans as we can get it.
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#Jazz

There will be a Jazz Fest in 2006. It will be as close to New Orleans as we can get it.
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#Jazz

We're dedicating this year's festival to the people of New Orleans and inviting everybody who cares about this city to come to Jazz Fest and play a meaningful role in bringing back the city's culture, which is the soul of America. Jazz Fest 2006 will be a homecoming party for thousands of New Orleans musicians, Festival chefs and craftspeople, and we want the world to join us in welcoming them back as we present the celebration of a lifetime.
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#People

A full-fledged Jazz Fest will generate an average of $200 million for the state of Louisiana and the city.
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#Jazz

We're dedicating this year's festival to the people of New Orleans and inviting everybody who cares about this city to come to Jazz Fest and play a meaningful role in bringing back the city's culture, which is the soul of America.
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#People

People were afraid to come to New Orleans, and we needed a beacon.
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#People

A lot of people up there will have lost everything, and be struggling to come back and, you know, this is a faith-based music. When they come in there, they talk about having church. So it's not a church -- but it's a place where you have church.
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#People

Gospel music is such a raw, direct line to something that is spirit-filled, and spirit-full that you just can't help feel that gospel music can move everybody.
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#Music

Anybody who comes to this year's festival will bear witness to the healing power of music.
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#Healing