Stanley Turrentine: If You Don’t Love It, Forget It

Le-Stanley-Turrentine-Organ-Project-Jazz-a-ChevillyStanley Turrentine: “I tell [young musicians], ‘If you don’t love it, forget it.’ [M]y father…said: ‘Once you feel you can’t learn anything off this instrument, I would suggest that you take it to the nearest river, throw it in – and follow it!’”

Source: Stanley Turrentine, The Blue Notes of Mr. T, by Gene Kalbacher, Down Beat, May 1985

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