Charlie Parker Quotes

Music is your own experience, your own thoughts, your wisdom. If you don’t live it, it won’t come out of your horn.

First you master your instrument. Then you master the music. Then you forget about all the shit you just learned and just play.

I go to this heart specialist, you know, give him a hundred dollars for the relief of my heart. He treats me, don’t do no good; my heart is still messed up. I go to this ulcer man, give him seventy-five dollars to cool my ulcers out; it don’t do no good. There’s a little […]