Learning from love

In order to be a jazz musician, you have to listen and listen and listen to a lot of jazz. And that’s an act of love. You don’t think, I’m listening to study it. You just listen because you love it. And you love it, and love it … and gradually, you learn.

Woody Allen – American director and actor (b. 1935), from an interview with Stig Björkman, published in “Woody Allen on Woody Allen” (1993), Quotations book 2016