Music expresses that which cannot be put into words.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
If you don't live it, it won't come out your horn.
Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.
If music be the food of love, play on.
They teach you there's a boundary line to music. But, man, there's no boundary line to art.
Music is your own experience, your own thoughts, your wisdom. If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn. They teach you there's a boundary line to music. But, man, there's no boundary line to art.
Man, there's no boundary line to art!
Music is your own experience, your own thoughts, your wisdom.
The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes - ah, that is where the art resides.
If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music.
If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it; that surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die.
The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between.
Are we not formed, as notes of music are,
For one another, though dissimilar?
Simplicity is the final achievement. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
There is no such thing as a wrong note.
Jazz is the only music in which the same note can be played night after night but differently each time.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Music is the space between the notes.