Stan Getz Quotes

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The value of jazz still has to be clarified. People involve themselves with its superficialities without digging for its soul. -Stan Getz
I practiced saxophone eight hours a day for the first two years I played. -Stan Getz
I had a 10-year heroin habit and kicked that. Then I became an alcoholic. I drank two fifth's a day. -Stan Getz
Records used to be documents, but now record companies want product. -Stan Getz
I never consciously tried to conceive of what my sound should be... -Stan Getz
If you like an instrument that sings, play the saxophone. At its best it's like the human voice. -Stan Getz
You don't rehearse jazz to death to get the camera angles. -Stan Getz
My dark sound could be heard across a room clearer than somebody with a reedy sound. It had more projection. My sound always seemed to fill a room. -Stan Getz
Hearing myself so much all the time, I don't think I sound that special all the time because it's me. -Stan Getz
I never have any trouble playing anything I can think of. The trouble is in thinking of what to play. -Stan Getz
Other than conversation, no other art form can give the satisfaction of spontaneous interaction like Jazz. -Stan Getz
As far as playing jazz, no other art form, other than conversation, can give the satisfaction of spontaneous interaction. -Stan Getz
A good quartet is like a good conversation among friends interacting to each other's ideas. -Stan Getz
You can read all the textbooks and listen to all the records, but you have to play with musicians that are better than you. -Stan Getz
I appreciate men like Ben Webster and Coleman Hawkins very much. -Stan Getz
I came from an era when we didn't use electronic instruments. The bass wasn't even amplified. The sound was the sound you got. -Stan Getz
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