Paul Desmond Quotes

7 Paul Desmond quotes:

"I would also like to thank my father who discouraged me from playing the violin at an early age."
"Writing is like jazz. It can be learned, but it can't be taught."
"I was overlooked long before anyone knew who I was."
"We used to get on planes, and they'd ask who we were, and we'd say, 'The Dave Brubeck Quartet', and they'd say, 'Who?' In later years they'd say, 'Oh', which amounts to the same thing."
"The qualities in music I considered most important -- and still do -- were beauty, simplicity, originality, discrimination, and sincerity,"
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"I felt a responsibility to all other newsletter publishers."
"I think I had it in the back of my mind that I wanted it to sound like a dry martini."
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