Paul Chambers Quotes (1 quote)
“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”
God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything (2007)
“Logic! Good gracious! What rubbish! How can I tell what I think till I see what I say?”
―E. M. Forster
Aspects of the Novel (1927)
“You shut your mouth,
How can you say I go about things the wrong way?
I am human and I need to be loved
Just like everybody else does”
from the song How Soon Is Now? - from Songs
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Born: April 22, 1935
Died: January 4, 1969 (aged 33)
Bio: Paul Laurence Dunbar Chambers, Jr. was a jazz double bassist. A fixture of rhythm sections during the 1950s and 1960s, his importance in the development of jazz bass can be measured not only by the length and breadth of his work in this short period but also his impeccable time, intonation, and virtuosic improvisations.
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