Best Quotes by Jan Garbarek

Coltrane was moving out of jazz into something else. And certainly Miles Davis was doing the same thing.

Jan Garbarek

I feel very strongly when there’s no chance for me to find a key to a piece.

Jan Garbarek

If you feel you have the right key, you try to make some phrase or sound that will fit.

Jan Garbarek

Sometimes it works, sometimes it fails, but that’s what we face when we’re dealing with improvisation.

Jan Garbarek

The only element of jazz that I keep is improvisation.

Jan Garbarek

There’s a certain phraseology involved in jazz, and I’ve moved away from that.

Jan Garbarek

When we are on tour we also take chances.

Jan Garbarek

You have to react to what’s around you in the moment, whatever the music is. Just think of it as some place you have to enter and you need to find the key.

Jan Garbarek

Jazz, for me, is a closed circuit, like the term baroque in the world of classical music.

Jan Garbarek