John Cotton - As far as I'm concerned, the essentials of jazz are: melodic improvisation, melodic invention, swing, and instrumental personality.
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Billy Crystal - Instrumental music can spread the international language.
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Gil Doud - Everything is just better in California - the wine, the food, fruits and vegetables, the comforts of living. Even the instrumentalists are generous and curious. Everything is wonderful.
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- After all my years of doing instrumental music I still like just a simple instrumental song with a nice catchy melody and an opportunity to play a solo over a harmonic structure.
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- America owes most of its social prejudices to the exaggerated religious opinions of the different sects which were so instrumental in establishing the colonies.
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- In addition to the clean coal provisions, the energy conference agreement contains provisions instrumental in helping increase conservation and lowering consumption.
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- The development of new instrumental and vocal idioms has been one of the remarkable phenomena of recent music.
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- Disco B still rolls with me now. He's still doing his thing. He does clubs in different places. He was very instrumental in helping me perfect my craft.
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- Being a purely instrumental album, it makes a musical statement, not a religious one, and I hope that people can feel the emotion of the great melodies, even without the words.
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- My early influences were the Shadows, who were an English instrumental band. They basically got me into playing and later on I got into blues and jazz players. I liked Clapton when he was with John Mayall. I really liked that period.
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- Singing instrumental music is most important because, while you play an instrument, you are singing through the instrument... actually, you are singing inside.
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- I think if you are writing an instrumental you are dealing with more of an aesthetic in a sense but a lyric is more of a putting yourself on the line and a much more expensive exercise.
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- The bulk of my set is instrumental and you have to give yourself and the audience some relief because a performance is not about great guitar playing it's really about entertainment.
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- In chess one cannot control everything. Sometimes a game takes an unexpected turn, in which beauty begins to emerge. Both players are always instrumental in this.
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- I have been instrumental in banning bottled water on the set. It hasn't gone that well with the crew... so I replaced it with tequila.
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- The character of instrumental music... lets the emotions radiate and shine in their own character without presuming to display them as real or imaginary representations.
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- I just prefer instrumental. I don't need to hear what other people are singing. And if I need music as a backdrop to work or to think, I need to have that part of the brain clear - I don't need people feeding their fantasies into my vision.
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- I can count on one hand the number of instrumental hits there have been over the last ten years.
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- The men and women of our armed forces played an instrumental role in the election process - securing polling sites and providing security - that allowed so many Iraqis the opportunity to vote freely for the first time ever.
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- I would argue that television and particularly the BBC were instrumental in puffing up the Royal Family to a level where they were inflated out of all, all proportion to their relevance on the national scene.
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- I have a recording that I did of instrumental songs.
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- They didn't know anything about the candidates and things of that sort. So they needed guidance. And that league was very instrumental in directing the people in the direction to go.
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- Instrumental music is increasingly marginalized and there's just no outlet, there's no venue for it, in terms of media.
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- As far as other instrumentalists, I used to love mellow sax players like Paul Desmond. I love piano.
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- Treasures are no longer to be got by instrumental art.
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- Doing the instrumental thing, you're really looking for the power of the melody to carry the record.
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- Since I started composing I have always worked with series of tempos, even superimposed the music of different groups of musicians, of singers, instrumentalists who play and sing in different tempos simultaneously and then meet every now and then in the same tempo.
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- I remember a couple of instrumental albums, just don't ask the names.
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- What I wanted to do was play the guitar but I don't like instrumental rock. I think it is tripe.
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- I like to think that I've been a good manager. That fact has been very instrumental in making Linux a successful product.
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