Matthew Shipp - Quotes

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His name, even, is part of the marketing scheme, I mean, Thelonious Sphere Monk - how can you think of a better name to fit his style of playing?

His name, even, is part of the marketing scheme, I mean, Thelonious Sphere Monk - how can you think of a better name to fit his style of playing?

People come from a certain generation and a certain whole way of looking at things, and you really do become a prisoner of your own world. ---->>>

What makes bebop legitimate is the fact that when it was done, it was illegitimate. ---->>>

The iconoclastic mode, that specific mode of language, there is an element of it that it is punk - that is confrontational. That's just a part of the language of jazz - at a certain point. ---->>>

Bud Powell's probably the biggest influence on my piano playing. ---->>>

I can imagine an utter hatred for the jazz avant-garde. ---->>>

I like people not being able to be pigeon-holed. ---->>>

Thelonious Sphere Monk: there's not a more perfect name to fit his compositions than that name. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 12-07, 1960
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Occupation: Musician

Matthew Shipp (born December 7, 1960) is an American pianist, composer and bandleader.(wikipedia)