I would like to be a scholar in whatever I do, a scholar is never finished, he is always seeking and I am always seeking. Ahmad Jamal
"Only a spiritual being has awareness" Chick Corea
"If I'm not a jazz player all the time, I've at least been cued in to what I do by jazz." Keith Jarrett
Being a singer is a natural gift. It means I'm using to the highest degree possible the gift that God gave me to use. I'm happy with that.
Miles Davis is one who writes songs when he plays.
My audience was my life. What I did and how I did it, was all for my audience.
I love it. When they stop imitating me then I'll start wondering where I'm going wrong. Every day when I sit down to play, I learn something new.
"Take it easy, be a sport. Just remeber life is short."