Miles Davis (May 26, 1926 – Sept 28, 1991)
I’ll play it and tell you what it is later.
Wynton Marsalis & Miles Davis, 1986, in Vancouver
My ego only needs a good rhythm section.
At a White House reception in honor of Ray Charles in 1987, this was his reply to a society lady seated next to him who had asked what he had done to be invited:
“I’ve changed music four or five times. What have you done of any importance other than be white?”
Do you know who Prince kinda reminds me of, particularly as a piano player? Duke! Yeah, he’s the Duke Ellington of the eighties to my way of thinking.