” I started in New Orleans music and played all through the history of jazz. “


” I was spoiled by Monk’s music because it was so good, so complete. “


” I’ve performed solo for 20 years now, but I don’t do much of it, because if you only play alone, you go crazy and out of tune and play foolish music. “


” If you have music you want to play that no one asks you to play, you have to go out and find where you can play it. It’s called do or die. “


” Jazz is people’s music, a collectivity. “


” Register is very important. Music sounds best in a certain register. “



All 6 Steve Lacy Quotes about Music in picture


I started in New Orleans music and played all through the history of jazz.
I was spoiled by Monk
I
If you have music you want to play that no one asks you to play, you have to go out and find where you can play it. It
Jazz is people
Register is very important. Music sounds best in a certain register.

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