Music should always be an adventure.

— Coleman Hawkins

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Some of my biggest moments have been in jam sessions, but I don't want to talk about them. There were always other people involved.

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You can separate the men from the boys and ballads.

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Some people say there was no jazz tenor before me.

All I know is I just had a way of playing and I didn't think in terms of any other instrument but the tenor.

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I honestly can't characterize my style in words.

It seems that whatever comes to me naturally, I play.

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If you don't make mistakes, you aren't really trying.

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I made the tenor sax - there's nobody plays like me and I don't play like anybody else.

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There's no such thing as bop music, but there's such a thing as progress.

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I don't think about music as being new or modern. I just play.

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