Gunther Schuller

Gunther Schuller

My primary calling, I always knew since the age of 11, was as a composer, and so that had to take priority.More Gunther Schuller quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
After the war, once the bop revolution had taken hold, there were all kinds of young musicians, talented young musicians, who were ready for this fusion of classical and jazz.More Gunther Schuller quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Symphony musicians are not trained in improvising, certainly not in a jazz style.More Gunther Schuller quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I wanted to be an artist, but at age 11, somehow all this musical knowledge and information and love for music that I had came out, and then suddenly it was very clear that I wanted to be a musician of some sort.More Gunther Schuller quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Many people think of me as a modernist, as a radical in music, you know, someone who's always sort of at the avant-garde of musics, but I'm also quite a traditionalist.More Gunther Schuller quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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