Always keep in mind that if God didn't want a man to have mulligans, golf balls wouldn't come three to a sleeve.
Unfortunately, there are no mulligans when it comes to pro football contracts.
Gerry Mulligan and Chet Baker seemed so sophisticated and bad. I wanted to be like that.
I like what I hear other guys doing, but the thing that really attracts me is melodic playing.
I'm fascinated with the electronic devices that we can mess around with.
I've always wanted a C trumpet on top, to have that same kind of facility without shouting.
In a way, I started out to be a baritone player.
If you've only got one horn playing, I still want the sense of ensemble.
Eliminating the piano means that I've always worked closer with the bass than most players.
Miles Davis is one who writes songs when he plays.
Because if you've got the wit, you can make anything into a melody, ultimately.
The baritone can serve functions that the alto and tenor cannot, in orchestral voicing
Now, the instrumentation in the jazz band and the jazz dance band has gone through many evolutions. For instance, in the 'twenties the tradition was two or three saxophones
People are approaching electronic levels in music; although not all of it happens to tickle my fancy
You can make a saxophone into an electric organ; you can do everything with it
The other saxophones, except as solo instruments, really don't have much point in the orchestra
The recording industry has changed; they're enjoying such incredible success in the pop field
Only the French, I guess, really use tenor and alto to any great extent in the orchestra
So I played alto for quite a while until I saved up the money for the baritone
When I began listening to saxophones, I was first attracted to Coleman Hawkins
My character in 'Shame' is an outrageous person. Loud and uncompromising and I begged Steve McQueen to give me the job.
New York is still where I live most of the time.
Then, of course, I played alto and tenor, wherever there were jobs.
You start way down on a low B flat on the tuba and you have a chromatic scale; you can match the colours all the way up, till you get to the top of the trumpet.
Stately, plump Buck Mulligan came from the stairhead, bearing a bowl of lather on which a mirror and a razor lay crossed.
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