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Jan Garbarek Quotes

Jan Garbarek Quotes & Quotations
Jan Garbarek
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    Coltrane was moving out of jazz into something else. And certainly Miles Davis was doing the same thing. Jan_GarbarekJan Garbarek
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    I feel very strongly when there's no chance for me to find a key to a piece. Jan_GarbarekJan Garbarek
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    If you feel you have the right key, you try to make some phrase or sound that will fit. Jan_GarbarekJan Garbarek
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    Other times I say: I would very much like to try to do something with this music, but after playing for a few minutes, I have to break off. Jan_GarbarekJan Garbarek
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    Sometimes it works, sometimes it fails, but that's what we face when we're dealing with improvisation. Jan_GarbarekJan Garbarek
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    The only element of jazz that I keep is improvisation. Jan_GarbarekJan Garbarek
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    There's a certain phraseology involved in jazz, and I've moved away from that. Jan_GarbarekJan Garbarek
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    They usually bring in some music and sing it to me. After I hear it I might very quickly say: No, I know for sure this will not work for me. Jan_GarbarekJan Garbarek
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    When we are on tour we also take chances. Jan_GarbarekJan Garbarek
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    You have to react to what's around you in the moment, whatever the music is. Just think of it as some place you have to enter and you need to find the key. Jan_GarbarekJan Garbarek