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Boris Vian Quotes & Quotations
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  • 1
    Have you noticed with inflexible necessity of the me to insert itself between the sol which precedes it and the sol which follows it. Boris-VianBoris Vian
  • 2
    I played the trumpet a bit like a porker, I think. Boris-VianBoris Vian
  • 3
    Of course, it's fun to play with Blacks. Boris-VianBoris Vian
  • 4
    One ends up relying on pure musical inspiration, and failing that, the music won't lead to anything good, or it will alienate all but the most die-hard fans. Boris-VianBoris Vian
  • 5
    The problem is the following, black music is increasing encumbered by white elements, often pleasant but always superfluous, easily and advantageously replaced with black elements. Boris-VianBoris Vian
  • 6
    The three great moments of my life had to be the concerts of Ellington in 1938, Dizzy in '48, and Ella in '52. Boris-VianBoris Vian
  • 7
    There are only two things: love, all sorts of love, with pretty girls, and the music of New Orleans or Duke Ellington. Everything else ought to go, because everything else is ugly. Boris-VianBoris Vian