Carla Bley Quotes on best

When you are studying jazz, the best thing to do is listen to records or listen to live music. It isn't as though you go to a teacher. You just listen as much as you can and absorb everything... view

By: Carla Bley

There are times when what's happening in rock is the best music in the world, and there are times when there is nothing worthwhile at all... view

By: Carla Bley

Living composers writing for big band are very few and far between. There are not a lot of them, and I have a talent for doing it. I am zeroing in on what I do best... view

By: Carla Bley

I just got to hear every note. After I left Birdland, I started working at the Jazz Gallery. In the end, I still couldn't play, but I knew how to listen. I was probably the world's best listener... view

By: Carla Bley

I still prefer the bebop of the '40s. The very stuff I started out with is still the best to me. I have come full circle... view

By: Carla Bley