Jazz is really one of those art forms where you can't be anymore exposed. Its really high art, and that's what really draws me to it.
I think that he is one of the most unique voices in all of jazz. Nobody sounds like him.
Treme has been a very vibrant area in terms of nurturing jazz through the generations.
If you're from a city like Philadelphia or Pittsburgh, you've most likely heard jazz. You might not have heard jazz if you're from a rural area.
Life is a lot like jazz.. it's best when you improvise.
Jazz tickles your muscles, symphonies stretch your soul
Dont clap Im not a jazz band for Christs sake.
Jazz is not dead - it just smells funny
On New York This city sounds like jazz.
It's not just my day. It's an NBA day, it's a Jazz day, it's a Utah day and it's an NBA fan day and I'm proud to be a part of it.
Playing jazz has been my whole life, from the age of ten. It's the only thing I know.
We were right on the margins of society. Who really cared about jazz
Chicago was jazzy, man, jazzy - they had all the great jazz men.
I think it was great we are very happy that he performed. He is one of our top performers in Jamaica he did a great job and he is a professional. It went very well. I spoke to him after the show and I called him a 'Jazz star' and he said he is an 'all star'. It was a positive vibe.
We're getting there. We're a very highly regarded jazz festival, still very much dedicated to mainstream jazz. Audiences appreciate that we haven't gone too far off the mission.
Part of it is going to be how you define jazz.
There's certainly jazz there, but you've got Bruce Springsteen and Jimmy Buffett and everything else there.
If you are a jazz lover, this is a must-see performance.
These may be the most structured arrangements weve ever worked with. A lot of jazz is in combos and we sort of jam our way through. But this stuff, for the most part everything is notated.
I had just seen the movie 'Young Man With a Horn' about jazz musician Bix Beiderbecke. So I told him I'd take one of those.
The fundamental role that the bass has always had is to outline the lower parts of the harmony and be supportive rhythmically. You work very closely with the drummer, usually in a jazz group and in the rhythm section. It is sort of a fulcrum in the group.
See, in the rock bands and stuff I was in, I'd always been a fairly animated performer, but when I played jazz, I wasn't sure whether I was allowed to do that, you know
From the get-go, my musical influences come from hip pop, popular stuff. And then I backtracked into the blues, jazz and classical. I always had a pop sensibility. I mean I'm making records to sell em
In light of the great financial challenges of presenting the 2006 festival on the grand scale everyone is accustomed to, we simply could not have produced Jazz Fest without unprecedented corporate support from Shell....
In light of the great financial challenges of presenting the 2006 festival on the grand scale everyone is accustomed to, we simply could not have produced Jazz Fest without... Shell, who becomes the festival's first-ever presenting sponsor.