Saturday, May 25, 2024


Music . . . began with man, primitive man, trying to duplicate Nature's sounds -- winds, birds, animals, water, the crescendo of fire -- after which great systems of learning were set up, only to discover that music is limitless.

-- Duke Ellington

Saturday, May 18, 2024


You must always believe that life is as extraordinary as music says it is.

-- Rebecca West

Saturday, May 11, 2024


Music is the only religion that really delivers the goods.

-- Frank Zappa

Saturday, May 4, 2024


Perhaps all music, even the newest, is not so much something discovered as something that reemerges from where it lay buried in the memory, inaudible as a melody cut in a disc of flesh.  A composer lets me hear a song that has always been shut up silent within me. 

-- Jean Genet