John Abercrombie

John Abercrombie

is an American jazz guitarist whose work often explores the parameters of jazz fusion and post bop.
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]
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 [07/11/2011 06:07:42]
To be creative and spontaneous, you have to live with imperfection.More John Abercrombie quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
On record dates like that I never felt too nervous because everything was really overdubbed. When we did that album, we were in the studio for probably a week, so you had a lot of opportunity to fix things.More John Abercrombie quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I don't remember what was going through my mind, but what was going through my body was fear and terror. I had been on the road with Johnny and working gigs and playing a lot of the organ clubs.I don't remember what was going through my mind, but what was going through my body was fear and terror. I had been on the road with Johnny and working gigs and playing a lot of the organ clubs.More John Abercrombie quotes [07/11/2011 06:07:51]

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