“Bebop, man. Don’t ignore bebop. Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Thelonius Monk, Bud Powell. Don’t ignore that, ‘cause that’s the basic language that you’re gonna have to learn to learn how to play. Lot of cats right now are ignoring that, because it’s such a vast world and you get intimidated. But the thing you have to realize going in is that it’s never ending (...)"
- Roy Hargrove