Jazz is a very democratic musical form. It comes out of a communal experience. We take our respective instruments and collectively create a thing of beauty.
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My point is that we much decolonize our minds and re-name and re-define ourselves . . . In all respects, culturally, politically, socially, we must re-define ourselves and our lives, in our own terms.
They don't tell you why they chose you. And they won't say who was on the committee.
The people who really got me off were dealing with the musical potential of the Instrument.
I'd like to build what I call an oasis.
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But once you strip that down, you realize it's all about a voice, like a Norah Jones - that's inspiring to me.
The green revolution has an entirely different meaning to most people in the affluent nations of the privileged world than to those in the developing nations of the forgotten world.
The story behind every song is individual to itself.