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Horace Silver

Senor Blues

The American pianist and composer Horace Silver talks about his musical life to Les Tomkins. 

Interview: 1966

Source: Jazz Professional

Interview Text or Transcript

I prefer a small group. Jazz is improvisation and in a small group there is plenty of space for everyone to stretch out and blow. Also, a small group these days is far more practical. Large bands are nice to record with, but I wouldn't want to work on the road with one.

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