Sonny Rollins Quotes

Sonny Rollins Quotes: Europeans really provided many venues over there and hailed the jazz artists, and a lot of musicians went over there and stayed over there for a long time. A lot of them moved over there, lived over there, and died over there.
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Sonny Rollins Quote: My mother came from St. Thomas. I heard that melody and all I did was actually adapt it. I made my adaptation of sort of an island traditional melody. It did become sort of my trademark tune.
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Quotes about Sonny Rollins: I want to be connecting with the subconscious, if I can call it that, because there are not to many words to describe the real deep inner part of a human beingI want to be at that place where everything is blotted out and where creativity happens, and to get there I practice, you know I'm a prolific practicer, I still practice every dayYou have to have the skills, then you want to not think when you're playing, that's when you let whatever deep level of creativity, spirituality, I mean, you know these words are so inadequate these days but you want to get to this place where they exist.
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Quote about Sonny Rollins: Even the most jingoistic person would have to admit that even American cultural music comes from Europe. That's what classical music is, real European music.
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Sonny Rollins Sayings: Many jazz artists go to L.A. seeking a more comfortable life and then they really stop playing.
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Sonny Rollins Saying: There have been many great musicians that, Clifford Brown is one great example, I mean he died very early, 25.
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