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Norman Granz Quotes

Jazz was uplifted by what I did.
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I'm talking as a professional impresario. I'm not judging anybody at all.

— Norman Granz

Ella can work nightclubs that Duke might not be able to work, because of having the big band. Where they go now is strictly a matter of their own names and talents.

— Norman Granz

The public, hearing pop music, is, without knowing it, also soaking up jazz.

— Norman Granz

I'm concerned with trend. I don't know where jazz fans will come from 20 years from now.

— Norman Granz

Jazz was uplifted by what I did.

— Norman Granz

Amsterdam must have more than a million people. But the only area where jazz is really profitable and successful in an economic sense is in Japan. That's because they haven't been exposed enough.

— Norman Granz

Ellington is a writer and arranger, as well as a musician and leader. He does movie sound tracks.

— Norman Granz

I don't know who's 18 years old today that, 20 years hence, is going to be a jazz fan.

— Norman Granz

I find myself more at peace when I live in Europe.

— Norman Granz

My function at Verve was that of a genuine producer in artists and repertoire.

— Norman Granz

Germany is probably the richest country in Western Europe. Yet they wouldn't take any television with Duke and Ella, their reaction being that people weren't interested in it.

— Norman Granz

The record companies are interested in the kind of sales they can get from the rock groups.

— Norman Granz

There are very few groups that really stay together. The leaders of groups make enough money to be able to afford to work a maximum of 35-40 weeks a year.

— Norman Granz

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