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"...the sounds I heard as a very young guy are the sounds I came back to -those gorgeous chord changes in certain orchestral music. Those can sure keep you busy with something beautiful." / -Ted Greene

"...the sounds I heard as a very young guy are the sounds I came back to -those gorgeous chord changes in certain orchestral music. Those can sure keep you busy with something beautiful." / -Ted Greene

As my career has progressed, I've had the pleasure of playing with the baddest jazz cats on the planet. But that doesn't change my desire to entertain folks. That's really who I am. / -George Benson

As my career has progressed, I've had the pleasure of playing with the baddest jazz cats on the planet. But that doesn't change my desire to entertain folks. That's really who I am. / -George Benson

When I play, what I try to do is to reach my subconscious level. I don't want to overtly think about anything, because you can't think and play at the same time — believe me, I've tried it [laughs]. It goes by too fast. / -Sonny Rollins

When I play, what I try to do is to reach my subconscious level. I don't want to overtly think about anything, because you can't think and play at the same time — believe me, I've tried it [laughs]. It goes by too fast. / -Sonny Rollins

The first thing I learned to play was boogie-woogie. Then I had to do a lot of rock and roll. It's all blues, anyhow. / -Grant Green

The first thing I learned to play was boogie-woogie. Then I had to do a lot of rock and roll. It's all blues, anyhow. / -Grant Green

I just try to play music from my heart and bring as much beauty as I can to as many people as I can. Just give them other alternatives, especially people who aren't exposed to creative music. / -Charlie Haden (1937-2014)

I just try to play music from my heart and bring as much beauty as I can to as many people as I can. Just give them other alternatives, especially people who aren't exposed to creative music. / -Charlie Haden (1937-2014)

Good music is good, no matter what kind of music it is. / -Miles Davis

Good music is good, no matter what kind of music it is. / -Miles Davis

"I never practice my guitar — from time to time I just open the case and throw in a piece of raw meat." / -Wes Montgomery

"I never practice my guitar — from time to time I just open the case and throw in a piece of raw meat." / -Wes Montgomery

Charlie Christian was the one who got me going. I bought all the Goodman / Christian recordings and memorized Charlie's choruses, playing them on a second hand $14 guitar and $20 amplifier. / -Tal Farlow

Charlie Christian was the one who got me going. I bought all the Goodman / Christian recordings and memorized Charlie's choruses, playing them on a second hand $14 guitar and $20 amplifier. / -Tal Farlow

Whatever my recorded output is, it's a reflection of a general love of music. / -Pat Metheny

Whatever my recorded output is, it's a reflection of a general love of music. / -Pat Metheny

watching your band make strides is such a great thing! FHS band comes so far every year from August band camp!

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watching your band make strides is such a great thing! FHS band comes so far every year from August band camp!

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