Bill Evans Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 31 Quotes About Bill Evans

#1. Bill Evans described his tunes as vehicles; they are vehicles for self-expression, or expression of the self. - Author: Kenny Werner
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#2. People think that I play effortlessly. I remember doing a record date with Bill Evans and afterwards he said to me, you make it sound so easy but when I get right up next to you you're working hard and making it sound easy! - Author: Stan Getz
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#3. The rest of the band faded down to almost nothing while my dad did his best Bill Evans impression - except hopefully without the untreated hepatitis. - Author: Ben Aaronovitch
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#4. There ain't no answer.
There ain't gonna be any answer.
There never has been an answer.
There's your answer. - Author: Gertrude Stein
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#5. Words are the children of reason and, therefore, can't explain it. They really can't translate feeling because they're not part of it. That's why it bugs me when people try to analyze jazz as an intellectual theorem. It's not. It's feeling. - Author: Bill Evans
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#6. I don't even own my own name on the internet - somebody else bought it. - Author: Cat Deeley
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#7. Hell is the inability to love. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#8. Feathers needed, swan preferred. - Author: Shelley Jackson
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#9. In 'Self Comes to Mind' I pay a lot of attention to simple creatures without brains or minds, because those 'cartooned abstractions of who we are' operate on precisely the same principles that we do. - Author: Antonio Damasio
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#10. Bill Evans is a real serious jazz pianist who, in my book, crossed over boundaries in terms of color. He used the piano as his canvas. - Author: Roberta Flack
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#11. Bob Erlendson, a local piano player, taught me chord structure and which scales go along with them. Later, I began listening to [pianists] Bill Evans and McCoy Tyner. Then I got interested in [saxophonist] John Coltrane. - Author: Lenny Breau
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#12. I dance because it makes me want to explode. - Author: Bill Evans
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#13. I'm not Bill Evans. I'm not Keith Jarrett. I'm basically a singer who plays along with his voice. - Author: Burton Cummings
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#14. Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Julian "Cannonball" Adderley, Paul Chambers, Bill Evans, and Jimmy Cobb playing "All Blues," a moody, blues form piece in 6/8, off the 1959 album Kind of Blue. - Author: Blake Crouch
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#15. It's not because we knew" Lukas said, sucking a gasp of air. "It's because we did it. - Author: Hugh Howey
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#16. Marriage was too vital an economic and political institution to be entered into solely on the basis of something as irrational as love," writes Coontz. - Author: Aziz Ansari
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#17. Anytime a broken heart is suffered, and there is a crushing pain inside the chest, this is a physical manifestation of the emotional experience as embodied by the anahata (heart) chakra. - Author: Alanna Kaivalya
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#18. The Chautauqua Institution is truly a national treasure. It is a place for contemplation and a place for reflection, a place where platitudes and slogans can be set aside and be replaced by thoughtfulness and introspection. - Author: Eliot Spitzer
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#19. Money and women. They're two of the strongest things in the world. The things you do for a woman you wouldn't do for anything else. Same with money. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#20. Clare Fischer was a major influence on my harmonic concept. He and Bill Evans, and Ravel and Gil Evans, finally. You know, that's where it really came from. Almost all of the harmony that I play can be traced to one of those four people and whoever their influences were. - Author: Herbie Hancock
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#21. Militarism is in direct competition with people's needs for food, health care, and environmental protection. - Author: Petra Kelly
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#22. Casey was the better team and the better team won. - Author: Bill Evans
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#23. We fear what we most desire. - Author: Harley King
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#24. I entered Yale in the fall of 1951, and about November of that year, Bill Buckley published 'God and Man at Yale.' - Author: M. Stanton Evans
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#25. Meanwhile, Will had begun cutting his toast into strips and was making rude pictographs out of them.
Oh, that looks rather like a ... - , Jem began. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#26. My musical influences are from the '50s: Bill Evans, Miles Davis and Ahmad Jamal. - Author: Michael Moriarty
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#27. We use the people who are in the bullpen producing. - Author: Bill Evans
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#28. If you can't pay the bill, I'll pay it for you."
"Thanks," I said, and turned my head to the side. "But in exchange for what? - Author: Shaye Evans
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#29. When you play music you discover a part of yourself that you never knew existed. - Author: Bill Evans
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#30. There's something satisfying, I think,' Evans said, 'about the idea of light travelling for millions of years through space and just at the right moment as it reaches Earth someone looks at the right bit of sky and sees it. It just seems right that an event of that magnitude should be witnessed. - Author: Bill Bryson
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#31. Assigning work projects based on an employee's strengths may be critical to your group's productivity. You may discover you had a Michael Jordan on your team but couldn't see it because you were only asking him to play baseball. - Author: John Medina
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