A jazz beat is a dynamic changing rhythm.
The flame is not out, but it is flickering.
History's just been made for sale to an inside deal.
By its very nature, no one person can ever be the center of jazz.
Jazz is a very accurate, curiously accurate accompaniment to 20th century America.
We're having a hard time understanding where jazz is going. What happened to jazz?
The way I work, the interview never becomes larger than the person being interviewed.
You don't work on something for six years and be blind to the myriad of other approaches.
I grew up certain for a while that I was going to be an anthropologist, until film turned my head.
I don't use composers. I research music the way I research the photographs or the facts in my scripts.