NOW, A JAZZ MOMENT...
Billy Hart: To be an improviser, you draw as much from yourself as you possibly can. And Liebman is extraordinarily passionate.
...DRUMMER BILLY HART ON NEA JAZZ MASTER, DAVE LIEBMAN...
Billy Hart: I think, on a certain level, there's only two things can make you that passionate. It's spiritually or sensually. And I guess if you're an entertainer, also, there's some kind of combination of both. You know, the one word that goes with spiritual and sensual is passion. And Liebman is extraordinarily passionate. He's not embarrassed by it.
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THIS JAZZ MOMENT WITH BILLY HART ON SAXOPHONIST DAVE LIEBMAN WAS CREATED BY THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS. I'M CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE.
Billy Hart on Liebman's passion