” Jazz is there and gone. It happens. You have to be present for it. That simple. “


” If you already have a piece of music ingrained in your body, why would you not play it? “


” When you’re up against an electric band like that, it’s like you’re on two separate planets. “


” I’m not talking ideas, or even presentation. It’s like in politics: You have to sell something to become an electric player – like your skin or your heart. “


” Your own music comes out of your head and emotions, but it’s not etched in your system. “


” One thing you learn: if you want to reveal yourself, you also have to know where to stop. “


” We accept so many things that come through the media, we get used to them, however vigilant we are. But for any creative art, you have to remain 110% conscious, and in a world that’s losing consciousness, that’s getting harder. “


” You know, when people look at a tree, they look at the leaves, they don’t look at the spaces between the leaves. They’re focused on the tree. I think there’s an awareness of spaces or it wouldn’t look like a tree to them. “


” When you’re on stage you have a very strange knowledge of what the audience is. It isn’t exactly a sound – it’s a hum, like the streets. “



All 9 Keith Jarrett Quotes about You in picture


Jazz is there and gone. It happens. You have to be present for it. That simple.
If you already have a piece of music ingrained in your body, why would you not play it?


When you
I
Your own music comes out of your head and emotions, but it
One thing you learn: if you want to reveal yourself, you also have to know where to stop.
We accept so many things that come through the media, we get used to them, however vigilant we are. But for any creative art, you have to remain 110% conscious, and in a world that
You know, when people look at a tree, they look at the leaves, they don
When you
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