Shocked to hear Roy Hargrove is no longer with us! Such a huge influence and inspiration for me....
Jazz stands for freedom. It’s supposed to be the voice of freedom: Get out there and improvise, and take chances, and don’t be a perfectionist – leave that to the classical musicians.
— Dave Brubeck
Jazz is an international language, youthful in spirit, progressive in outlook, conversant not only with the American jazz heritage but an array of folkloric traditions from around the globe.
— Dale Fitzgerald