Duke Ellington Quotes
If anybody was Mr. Jazz it was Louis Armstrong. He was the epitome of jazz and always will be. He is what I call an American standard, an American original. … I merely took the energy it takes to pout and wrote some blues. … I don’t need time, I need a deadline. …There are two kinds of music. Good music, and the other kind. … Music is my mistress, and she plays second fiddle to no one.