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Passion for Your Instrument: A Must

Bob Brookmeyer: “Whatever instrument you play, you must have a passion for it, and you must play it passionately. Even if you aren’t good and keep making mistakes, you must have the passion.” Source: Bob Brookmeyer: Strength and Simplicity, by … Continue reading

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Brookmeyer: Jazz is One Human Being Talking to Others

Bob Brookmeyer: “What you are producing should be a human sound. The metal instrument is just a thing you use. Jazz is a personal expression. A jazzman should be saying what he feels. He’s one human being talking to others, … Continue reading

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