John Abercrombie

John Abercrombie

is an American jazz guitarist whose work often explores the parameters of jazz fusion and post bop.
You're just sort of searching for this "thing" and sometimes you get it and sometimes you don't. All music is imperfect, but in jazz since you're improvising, at least the way I play, I'm trying to follow my train of thought in a solo.More John Abercrombie quotes [07/11/2011 06:07:14]
The sound and proper exercise of the imagination may be made to contribute to the cultivation of all that is virtuous and estimable in the human character.More John Abercrombie quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Classical musicians do this all the time. They want perfection. So they piece things together. Eight bars of this and six bars of that. Glenn Gould said that with a recording he wanted to make perfect versions of pieces.More John Abercrombie quotes [07/11/2011 06:07:36]
If you listen to a lot of music, it gradually seeps into your consciousness or your unconsciousness and comes out in your music.More John Abercrombie quotes [07/11/2011 06:07:59]
Every time I listen back to solos of mine I'll hear something I like and then another phrase that I can't stand. You have to live with what you play. And the recording medium puts that on us. When I play live gigs I don't think so much like that.More John Abercrombie quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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