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Born: 1917-10-21
Profession: Musician
Nation: American
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I don't care much about music. What I like is sounds.

Tags: Care, Music, Sounds

It's taken me all my life to learn what not to play.

Tags: Learn, Life, Taken

Men have died for this music. You can't get more serious than that.

Tags: Men, Music, Serious

I always try to teach by example and not force my ideas on a young musician. One of the reasons we're here is to be a part of this process of exchange.

Tags: Here, Try, Young

How do I know why Miles walks off the stage? Why don't you ask him? And besides, maybe we'd all like to be like Miles, and just haven't got the guts.

Tags: Him, Off, Why

I'd like to play for you one of my compositions, my only composition.

Tags: Dance, Playing, Whether

I think the idea is now for blacks to write about the history of our music. It's time for that, because whites have been doing it all the time. It's time for us to do it ourselves and tell it like it is.

Tags: History, Music, Time

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