FAMOUS (or not so famous) QUOTES BY VIAN, THE DUKE, MONK, DIZ ‘n’ … ;)


“There are only two things: love, all sorts of love, with pretty girls, and the music of New Orleans or Duke Ellington.

Everything else ought to go, because everything else is ugly.”

∽ Boris Vian


“It Don’t Mean A Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing.”

∽ Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington


“Straight, No Chaser.”

∽ Thelonious Sphere Monk


“To Be, Or Not To Bop.”

∽ John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie


“Spast!”

∽ The Brewnisher

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