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Unformatted text preview: I have discovered in life that there are ways of getting almost anywhere you want to go, if you really want to go. Langston Hughes Put it this way. Jazz is a good barometer of freedomIn its beginnings, the United States of America spawned certain ideals of freedom and independence through which, eventually, jazz was evolved, and the music is so free that many people say it is the only unhampered, unhindered expression of complete freedom yet produced in this country. Duke Ellington It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness this sense of always looking at ones self through the eyes of others One ever feels his twoness,--an American, a Negro; two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings; two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder W.E.B. DuBois Brushes and paints are all I have To speak the music in my soul-Gwendolyn Bennett The block-long Renaissance Ballroom and Casino at 138 th St. and 7 th Ave. Just one of the Harlem venues where the young Duke Ellington hoped to play one day. It is impossible to enter New York, Ellington wrote, without feeling that something wonderful is about to happen. Some people say there was no jazz tenor before me. All I know Some people say there was no jazz tenor before me....
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