Dave Brubeck

Dave Brubeck

American jazz composer, arranger, pianist
There's a way of playing safe, there's a way of using tricks and there's the way I like to play which is dangerously where you're going to take a chance on making mistakes in order to create something you haven't created before.More Dave Brubeck quotes [10/21/2011 10:10:35]
I wasn't allowed to play in some universities in the United States and out of twenty-five concerts, twenty-three were canceled unless I would substitute my black bass player for my old white bass player, which I wouldn't do.More Dave Brubeck quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My dad was the manager at the 45,000-acre ranch, but he owned his own 1,200-acre ranch, and I owned four cattle that he gave to me when I graduated from grammar school, from the eighth grade. And those cows multiplied, and he kept track of them for years for me. And that was my herd.More Dave Brubeck quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Jazz is about freedom within discipline. Usually a dictatorship like in Russia and Germany will prevent jazz from being played because it just seemed to represent freedom, democracy and the United States.More Dave Brubeck quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You have to be taught to hate.More Dave Brubeck quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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