Oranj Symphonette Quotes
"I taught jazz history at San Jose State and I found that I learned a lot through teaching. I was teaching non-music majors and it was tough. How do you get a Vietnamese chemistry major to appreciate John Coltrane? My jazz collection grew inversely. I'd be listening to records from the 60's, then the 50's, 40's, 30's etc... "
"Lounge music can be so many things to so many people. I don't think we're really a lounge band. I think what's happening is that young people are listening more to instrumental music and jazz falls into that category. I think maybe that people are tired of hearing lyrics. I think that's part of why instrumental music is so popular now with the youth. Who knows what other cultural forces are at play, though."
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