I'll play it first and tell you what it is later.
— Miles Davis
The reward for playing jazz is playing jazz.
— John Lewis
It isn't where you came from, it's where you're going that counts.
Man, if you have to ask what jazz is, you'll never know.
— Louis Armstrong
Jazz washes away the dust of every day life. –Art Blakey
The whole basis of my singing is feeling. –Billie Holiday
Jazz is freedom. You think about that. –Thelonious Monk
There are notes between notes, you know. –Sarah Vaughan