"OOHHHHHHHH!!!!!!" - John Coltrane attacking Newport by air
"Let's all meet in Kansas City, or, as the Count called it, the Narrows of Debasement." - Lester 'Prez' Young in Valhalla
"Basie, what the fuck was that?""Do you consider me a jazz samba singer?"
"It's my new Movement of the Dead Children."
"Please don't kill my wife!!!!"
- Frank Sinatra, Antonio Carlos Jobim
"This party is off the chain! I am a Jazz Sage!" - President Nixon welcoming Duke Ellington to the White House
"Pay me what you owe me damn it! You're my hero and I want your money to validate it. Don't shirk an artist.""My sound will only be truly smooth when I can devise a saxophone made entirely of lady hair." - Sam Getz
"I will pay you the money I owe, but tomorrow. Let me tell you this if: you interrupt my evening, bar my entrance to this club, or otherwise obstruct my lifestyle I will beat you without mercy."
- Charles Mingus to Duke Ellington at Blue Note
"Am I overrated?" - Chet Baker to his Pharmacist