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Oscar Peterson Quotes

Oscar Peterson Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Oscar Peterson
Type:
Musician
Nationality:
Canadian
Birth day:
Birth year:

  • 1
    I believe in using the entire piano as a single instrument capable of expressing every possible musical idea. Oscar_PetersonOscar Peterson
  • 2
    I don't believe that a lot of the things I hear on the air today are going to be played for as long a time as Coleman Hawkins records or Brahms concertos. Oscar_PetersonOscar Peterson
  • 3
    I don't do something because I think it will sell 30 million albums. I couldn't care less. If it sells one, it sells one. Oscar_PetersonOscar Peterson
  • 4
    I have no one style. Oscar_PetersonOscar Peterson
  • 5
    I play as I feel. Oscar_PetersonOscar Peterson
  • 6
    If you have something to say of any worth then people will listen to you. Oscar_PetersonOscar Peterson
  • 7
    It's the group sound that's important, even when you're playing a solo. Oscar_PetersonOscar Peterson
  • 8
    Montreal was a very active jazz center until club owners started putting in strippers instead of music. Before long, there was nothing to hear. Oscar_PetersonOscar Peterson
  • 9
    The music field was the first to break down racial barriers, because in order to play together, you have to love the people you are playing with, and if you have any racial inhibitions, you wouldn't be able to do that. Oscar_PetersonOscar Peterson
  • 10
    Too many jazz pianists limit themselves to a personal style, a trademark, so to speak. They confine themselves to one type of playing. Oscar_PetersonOscar Peterson
  • 11
    We're not like pop musicians who have to perform the same top ten tunes every night of a tour. Oscar_PetersonOscar Peterson