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“The best musicians know this music isn't about "schools" at all. Like my father says, "There's only one school, the school of 'Can you play?”
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Marc Aronson
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Theodore Parker, The present aspect of slavery in America and the immediate duty of the North: a speech delivered in the hall of the State house, before the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Convention, on Friday night, January 29, 1858

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