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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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Dee Bridgewater
The first time I saw him perform was at the Montreal Jazz Festival in 1994 and I cried, and everyone in the club cried. I'm fascinated by his phrasing. He's been an inspiration to a lot of people.
Dee Bridgewater
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If you listen to Donny Hathaway, he had a lot of jazz elements in the way he sang, ... For me, the two styles borrow from each other so much that sometimes it's hard for me to make a distinction. When you hear Lalah sing the combination, that's when she really shines -- when she's allowed to dip into her jazz when she wants to and then get soulful and do the R&B thing.
Marcus Miller
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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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[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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It was the first 36 (in all-around) for Jazz. She had a really good meet.
Lindsay Teisl
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Alex has gone to jazz camps for years and networked to get to know the players.
Lew Dutrow
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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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Herbie Hancock
Not just in jazz, I think in politics too. Men have gotten to the point where we're not doing a good job anymore. It remains to be seen whether we really did a good job in the past.
Herbie Hancock
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[Jazz] went from the classics to ragtime to Dixieland to swing to bebop to cool jazz, . . . But it's always jazz. You can put a new dress on her, a new hat, but no matter what kind of clothes you put on her, she's the same old broad.
Lionel Hampton
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[And most jazz in New Orleans has a directness about it.] Everyone isn't searching for the hottest, newest lick, ... People are trying to stay true to the melody.
Maurice Brown
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Matt Damon
It's no mistake that jazz is kind of a recurring theme in the movie, ... because I think that's what Ripley's doing -- he's riffing, depending on who his partner is.
Matt Damon
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Jazz music is to be played sweet, soft, plenty rhythm.
Jelly Morton
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In 1908 Handy didn't know anything about the blues and he doesn't know anything about jazz and stomps to this day. I myself figured out the peculiar form of mathematics and harmonies that was strange to all the world but me.
Jelly Morton
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Yeah, I've always thought it had sort of a jazz improvisation aspect to it,
John Doe
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Herbie Hancock
I knew of jazz, but I didn't like it. I always thought only older people liked jazz - you know, you had to be 19 or 20.
Herbie Hancock
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He was listening to a lot of jazz and a lot of horn players. He was just real open with his playing and went places musically that other musicians weren't going. He would break out a whole vocabulary of licks that nobody else was doing on the fiddle.
Ricky Skaggs
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They said, 'Why don't you make a hit record?' I said, 'It's not a big deal.' Because jazz musicians, there was a syndrome there. And the first record I had out was (Lesley Gore's) 'It's My Party.' I was trying to get her to change her name and I had to go to Tokyo for three weeks. I said, 'We'll fix it when I get back.' So, as soon as I got back it was No. 1. We did it, man. We had 19 hits in four years. Unbelievable.
Quincy Jones
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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,
Quint Davis
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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.
Quint Davis
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There will be a Jazz Fest in 2006. It will be as close to New Orleans as we can get it.
Quint Davis
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A full-fledged Jazz Fest will generate an average of $200 million for the state of Louisiana and the city.
Quint Davis
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New Orleans is where jazz was born, and jazz is my passion.
Jeremy Davenport
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Lou's contribution has been immeasurable. Lou has been involved in gospel, jazz, blues. So when he came to the United Negro College Fund, he brought all of that with him and the people from all those genres. It was a blessing for the United Negro College Fund to have him as a sponsor.
Jerry Butler
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There's more bad music in jazz than any other form. Maybe that's because the audience doesn't really know what's happening.
Pat Metheny
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Pat Riley
I was very pleased with that win in one of the toughest places to play. They (the Jazz) are on a roll, we're coming in back-to-back, the altitude, with all those things. ... The guys dug it out, everybody contributed and it was a good win.
Pat Riley
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John Pizzarelli is one of the finest jazz guitarists around. He has performed and recorded with people like Frank Sinatra, Rosemary Clooney, James Taylor, Skitch Henderson, and The Manhattan Transfer, just to name a few. He's also been a guest on The Tonight Show and on Late Night with David Letterman. And not only is he a great guitarist, but he's an accomplished vocalist, as well. Anybody who knows jazz today knows about John Pizzarelli!
Jerry Miller
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I haven't a great jazz band, and I don't want one.
Glenn Miller
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jazz really doesn't have any boundaries.
Stephen Perkins
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