I often wonder whether Negroes like myself who are pretty well known help out at all in breaking down barriers.
Critics don't buy records. They get 'em free.
For years the Trio did nothing but play for musicians and other hip people. We practically starved to death.
Get me well so I can get on television and tell people to stop smoking.
I am an American citizen and feel I am entitled to the same rights as any other citizen.
I am famous because I am an African American jazz artist.
I can't bear to see myself even in movies. The feeling is complex. I can't stand the sight of myself.
I make no claim to being a business genius. You can make so much money in this business that it… (read more)