"...The farther north you come, the
fewer philosophers you find. After Denmark, you only get poets
and sagas." (French journalist)
"I alle fall er det slik at livet,
musikken och kjrligheten smaker mye bedre når man er edru."
"In any case it's like this: life,
music and love taste much better when you are sober." (Harald
"Yes, I believe in beauty. There's
too much ugliness in the world anyway."
You have to practice improvisation, let no one kid you about it!
"All music is folk music 'cause
horses don't play music" (Louis Armstrong)
"I play long tunes and I play short tunes"
"In this remote control, push button society
there is a lot of arrogance.
People are gradually starting to believe that because they can
switch from cd to video to television at the touch of a button,
that they are actually in control of the art forms they are
watching or listening to."
"There is much music with very
little content around. It takes up much room." (Lars Sjösten)
"You said more than
you said." (Bert Dale)
"I heard you before you said it." (Thelonius
Octet plays the music of Lars Gullin. Pescara Jazz, Italy
15 juli 2007.