•   Loading... Please wait
  • Search
      Authors  

    jay mcshann Quotes

    We had an old Victrola with the old bulldog they used to have there. The horn would come out.
    — Jay McShann
    It was my first time in Kansas City. In about two or three days I had a gig at a place called The Monroe Inn.
    — Jay McShann
    tags: time 
     
    I was listening to all those lyrics and trying to take in everything that was happening. I was completely excited. It was one of the greatest times that I had listening to music.
    — Jay McShann
    tags: time  listening  music  lyrics 
     
    I had listened to Joe Turner. When they'd book Joe there, I'd play the blues behind him.
    — Jay McShann
    tags: book 
     
    They said Bird played bebop, but Bird could still swing. I've heard a lot of guys play bebop, but they wasn't swinging.
    — Jay McShann
    My family was a Christian family. But I had to get to Kansas to play the blues.
    — Jay McShann
    tags: christian 
     
  •   Loading... Please wait
  • Search
    jay mcshann
    Birth    : January 12, 1916
    Death  : December 7, 2006
    Occupation  : Bandleader