Do not fear mistakes. There are none.
I’m not messing around with nobody’s woman. If I want a woman I go get her – you know what I mean?
The music speaks for itself!
Knowledge is freedom and ignorance is slavery
I’ll play it first and figure out what it’s called later.
There are no wrong notes.
Music is an addiction.
If you love them in the morning with their eyes full of crust; if you love them at night with their hair full of rollers, chances are, you’re in love.
If you sacrifice your art because of some woman, or some man, or for some color, or for some wealth, you can’t be trusted.
Jazz is like blues with a shot of heroin!
When kids don’t learn about their own heritage in school, they just don’t care about school… But you won’t see it in the history books unless we get the power to write our own history and tell our story ourselves.
It’s a different ballgame now, so that lets [teo] Macero out. He’s always complainin’, always sick.