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You cant seperate modern jazz from rock or from rhythm and blues - you cant seperate it. Because thats where it all star
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"You can't seperate modern jazz from rock or from rhythm and blues - you can't seperate it. Because that's where it all started, and that's where it all come from - that's where I learned to keep rhythm - in church"

- Art Blakey

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Art Blakey's quote talks to the interconnectedness of modern jazz, rock, rhythm and blues, and church music. He is stressing that all of these categories are linked and have a shared history. He is also recommending that the rhythms of modern jazz, rock, and rhythm and blues can be traced back to the church. This is likely a reference to the gospel music that is typically heard in churches, which has a strong impact on numerous categories of music. Blakey is recommending that the rhythms of contemporary jazz, rock, and rhythm and blues are rooted in the church, which it is impossible to separate them. This quote talks to the power of music and how it can be used to bridge various categories and cultures. It also speaks to the importance of the church in the development of music, and how it has actually formed the noise of modern jazz, rock, and rhythm and blues.

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USA Flag This quote is written / told by Art Blakey between October 11, 1919 and October 16, 1990. He/she was a famous Musician from USA. The author also have 5 other quotes.

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