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John Zorn Quotes

What happens when you get to the age of 60 is that you have no more doubts. I know why Im here on this planet. I know what I need to do. I know what is a distraction and what isnt.
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I see myself and many artists like me as the torchbearers through these dark ages.

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It's a blast to watch. It's a lot more interesting live than it is on record. I mean, it really is a theatrical event. It's a sporting event! Cause you never know what's gonna happen.

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Classical stuff takes a lot of rehearsal time and preparation, but with stuff that involves improvisation, you can over-rehearse it and it gets stale. You don't want it to be too comfortable. In fact, a good sound check, a good rehearsal usually means a bad performance.

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Each record in the 'Book of Angels' series is meant to be unique in terms of the compositions.

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People sometimes have a very hard time accepting change.

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When I'm writing, sometimes it gets to that place where I feel like the piece is writing itself and I'm trying not to get in the way.

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I create work, and I devote myself to the creative process, and I try to, you know, stay pure in that process and be worthy of the messages that I receive.

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That's where I began to ask questions that maybe don't have one specific answer. And the more people you get answers from, the richer the environment becomes.

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