Quotations that match 'music'.

If I made a musical in the beginning of my career, it would have been crane shots and tracking shots and people coming out of cakes and whatever, but these techniques are something that I've left behind me.
[ Been Beginning Behind Cakes Career Coming Left Made Musical Out Shots Something Techniques These Tracking Whatever Would]
Music is a dialogue.
[ Dialogue Music]
Music is part of God's universe.
[ God Music Part Universe]
Music is intended and designed for sentient beings that have hopes and purposes and emotions. Music
[ Beings Designed Emotions Hopes Intended Music Purposes Sentient]
We just make music. For I never stop working.
[ Just Make Music Never Stop Working]
If being an egomaniac means I believe in what I do and in my art or music, then in that respect you can call me that... I believe in what I do, and I'll say it.
[ Art Being Believe Call Egomaniac Means Music Respect Say Then]
The principle of the endless melody is the perpetual becoming of a music that never had any reason for starting, any more than it has any reason for ending.
[ Any Becoming Ending Endless Had Melody More Music Never Perpetual Principle Reason Starting Than]
People have taught me not to look for intelligence in rockmusic.
[ Intelligence Look Taught]
It's really interesting to go back to '93 or '94 and listen to that music, like the I'll Lead You Home record.
[ Back Go Home Interesting Lead Listen Music Really Record]
The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul.
[ Aim End Final Glory God Music None Other Refreshment Should Soul Than]
It's just that back then we didn't know that was considered being a coproducer. I would sit on the side and say what I wanted musically, but at the time we thought if you aren't the one playing it, you don't get the credit. Now you'll start seeing my name listed as producer.
[ Back Being Considered Credit Get Just Know Listed Musically Name Now Playing Producer Say Seeing Side Sit Start Then Thought Time Wanted Would]
In writing music, the structure of each piece is a very important factor.
[ Each Factor Important Music Piece Structure Very Writing]
Prior to that, I had associated this music with older people, like my father.
[ Associated Father Had Music Older Prior]
In rap music, even though the element of poetry is very strong, so is the element of the drum, the implication of the dance. Without the beat, its commercial value would certainly be more tenuous.
[ Beat Certainly Commercial Dance Drum Element Even Implication More Music Poetry Rap Strong Tenuous Though Value Very Without Would]
Country music is still your grandpa's music, but it's also your daughter's music. It's getting bigger and better all the time and I'm glad to be a part of it.
[ Also Better Bigger Country Daughter Getting Glad Grandpa Music Part Still Time Your]
Writing music on your own makes you think a lot about your life. Who are you? Would you change anything about yourself? This is where it comes from.
[ Anything Change Comes Life Lot Makes Music Own Think Where Would Writing Your Yourself]
All I do is play music and golf - which one do you want me to give up?
[ Give Golf Music Play Up Want Which]
I'd like to tour, but again, to tour my music now would take a bigger band.
[ Again Band Bigger Music Now Take Tour Would]
Many people die with their music still in them. Why is this so? Too often it is because they are always getting ready to live. Before they know it, time runs out.
[ Always Because Before Die Getting Know Live Many Music Often Out Ready Runs Still Their Them Time Too Why]
I am most proud that I stayed true to the music of my soul.
[ Am Most Music Proud Soul Stayed True]
I wanted to get my recording and become a musician again, work; with other people, do that kind of thing because I kind of got away from that for a while once we started happening, you know, selling records, sold out concerts.
[ Again Away Because Become Concerts Get Got Happening Kind Know Musician Once Other Out Recording Records Selling Sold Started Thing Wanted While Work]
I find that different types of music are good for certain activities.
[ Activities Certain Different Find Good Music Types]
We just sang real simple songs in a simple way that got to people. We didn't try to tart them up with orchestral arrangements and all the stuff. We were all blues fanatics. We like R+B and blues and simple, gut-feeling music.
[ Arrangements Blues Fanatics Got Just Music Orchestral Real Sang Simple Songs Stuff Tart Them Try Up Way Were]
I think that musicians should never forget about the intimacy of bringing two people together, and the aesthetic transference where you're almost vicariously involved in a romance between other people.
[ Aesthetic Almost Between Bringing Forget Intimacy Involved Musicians Never Other Romance Should Think Together Two Vicariously Where]
I considered the years in Hollywood nothing but an interim. What I always wanted was to be was a musical comedy star.
[ Always Comedy Considered Hollywood Interim Musical Nothing Star Wanted Years]
Good rock music always tends to be around.
[ Always Around Good Music Rock Tends]
I was looking for the people who were making the music inside the cabinet. I would look in there and see if I could find somebody who was making all this wonderful music.
[ Cabinet Could Find Inside Look Looking Making Music See Somebody Were Wonderful Would]
I never expected to record again. I knew I had done everything I ever wanted to do. I was satisfied. But... all the time I'm watching the country music horizon. And I'm sayin' 'Lord, is there anybody gonna come?'
[ Again Anybody Come Country Done Ever Everything Expected Gonna Had Horizon Knew Lord Music Never Record Satisfied Sayin Time Wanted Watching]
Growing up in Memphis and listening to all kinds of music and dreaming... So that was one of the first times I wrote a complete song and set it to music and the whole bit. From then on, I was busy with it.
[ Bit Busy Complete Dreaming First Growing Kinds Listening Memphis Music Set Song Then Times Up Whole Wrote]
I still the love classic period, but also the baroque period, and even 17th-Century music such as the music of Monteverdi. He's one of the greatest opera composers. He was the one who really started the opera.
[ Also Baroque Classic Composers Even Greatest Love Music Opera Period Really Started Still Such]
Most artists have contracts directly with the record company, and when they do music, all of their music is owned by the record company. But I did mine through a production company.
[ Artists Company Contracts Did Directly Mine Most Music Owned Production Record Their Through]
A musician cannot move others unless he too is moved. He must of necessity feel all of the affects that he hopes to arouse in his audience, for the revealing of his own humour will stimulate a like humour in the listener.
[ Affects Arouse Audience Cannot Feel His Hopes Humour Listener Move Moved Musician Must Necessity Others Own Revealing Stimulate Too Unless Will]
To me, the musical is best when it's a musical comedy. So if you have a very, very funny show, and very good, funny songs, that's what the musical does best.
[ Best Comedy Does Funny Good Musical Show Songs Very]
I've always loved music, not necessarily just the Osmonds.
[ Always Just Loved Music Necessarily]
Extraordinary how potent cheap music is.
[ Cheap Extraordinary How Music Potent]
I don't take compliments very easily. I think most musicians suffer from low self-esteem to some extent.
[ Compliments Easily Extent Low Most Musicians Self-Esteem Some Suffer Take Think Very]
Music is a reservoir... of sounds.
[ Music Reservoir Sounds]
I'm fortunate I have this coterie of musicians around me to help take music to next level. Being surrounded by so much creative energy, so many creative people really feeds that creativity in me.
[ Around Being Creative Creativity Energy Feeds Fortunate Help Level Many Much Music Musicians Next Really Surrounded Take]
When we're at the end of The Rite of Spring or of a Bruckner symphony, I want people to feel the music physically.
[ End Feel Music Physically Rite Spring Symphony Want]
I wish to share and pass down some of my generation's traits, and encourage young people to create their own art, music, and literature.
[ Art Create Down Encourage Generation Literature Music Own Pass Share Some Their Traits Wish Young]
The true beauty of music is that it connects people. It carries a message, and we, the musicians, are the messengers.
[ Beauty Carries Connects Message Messengers Music Musicians True]
But those musics do not address the larger kind of architecture in time that classical music does, whatever each one of us knows that classical music must mean.
[ Address Architecture Classical Does Each Kind Knows Larger Mean Music Musics Must Those Time Us Whatever]
Music is supposed to be an escape. It's supposed to be somewhere you go, where you can be yourself, or be whatever you want to be.
[ Escape Go Music Somewhere Supposed Want Whatever Where Yourself]
I remember times when the whole music scene was just flourishing.
[ Flourishing Just Music Remember Scene Times Whole]
When I'd tell people I like country music they'd get this look on their faces. People were kind of ashamed of country.
[ Ashamed Country Faces Get Kind Look Music Tell Their Were]
I like any reaction I can get with my music. Just anything to get people to think. I mean if you can get a whole room full of drunk, stoned people to actually wake up and think, you're doing something.
[ Actually Any Anything Doing Drunk Full Get Just Mean Music Reaction Room Something Stoned Think Up Wake Whole]
I try to make sure that the Buddhism is more or less implicit in the music rather than explicit.
[ Buddhism Explicit Implicit Less Make More Music Rather Sure Than Try]
You know, it's funny... when you're making money, people don't think you're playing jazz. Now when you're not making money, people think that you're a good jazz musician.
[ Funny Good Jazz Know Making Money Musician Now Playing Think]
It is a process of finding the right music then planning a costume to fit that style of music.
[ Costume Finding Fit Music Planning Process Right Style Then]
Once you're successful with a certain kind of music, it's hard not to have faith in it as a means to stay successful.
[ Certain Faith Hard Kind Means Music Once Stay Successful]
So all of the music had reference, or is inspired by something of the dharma that I've come in contact with.
[ Come Contact Dharma Had Inspired Music Reference Something]
I've always just adored music. It's my first love, really. I admire and respect people in the music business. You really have to work hard and diligently. Sometimes actors can be lazy and get away with it, but you can't do that if you're a musician.
[ Actors Admire Adored Always Away Business Diligently First Get Hard Just Lazy Love Music Musician Really Respect Sometimes Work]
Country and western is the music of the devil. That's the real truth of the matter. My late Mother, bless her, loved country and western. God, I couldn't handle it.
[ Bless Country Devil God Handle Her Late Loved Matter Mother Music Real Truth Western]
I have always enjoyed different kinds of music.
[ Always Different Enjoyed Kinds Music]
Yeah, exactly, you can talk about politics in music, you can talk about something else, but that's always going to change, and love is never going to change.
[ Always Change Else Exactly Going Love Music Never Politics Something Talk Yeah]
To not be modest about it, you'll find that with only a couple of exceptions, most of the musicians that I've worked with have done their best work by far with me.
[ Best Couple Done Exceptions Far Find Modest Most Musicians Only Their Work Worked]
My music is about the journey, about love and the human experience.
[ Experience Human Journey Love Music]
Anywhere you had a commerce center, you had a lot of music.
[ Anywhere Center Commerce Had Lot Music]
My early childhood memories center around this typical American country store and life in a small American town, including 4th of July celebrations marked by fireworks and patriotic music played from a pavilion bandstand.
[ American Around Bandstand Celebrations Center Childhood Country Early Fireworks Including July Life Marked Memories Music Patriotic Played Small Store Town Typical]
Music is emotional, and you may catch a musician in a very unemotional mood or you may not be in the same frame of mind as the musician. So a critic will often say a musician is slipping.
[ Catch Critic Emotional Frame May Mind Mood Music Musician Often Same Say Slipping Very Will]
Mine is not a traditional music, but it comes from a tradition.
[ Comes Mine Music Tradition Traditional]
We were brash young fellows'. I was always hanging with the older crowd anyway. The musicians were the Hip Cats, and I was hanging with them anyway. I Just started out real early.
[ Always Anyway Brash Cats Crowd Early Fellows Hanging Hip Just Musicians Older Out Real Started Them Were Young]
People want to see musicians sing things that come from their own mind and own heart in real time, responding to the moment for them.
[ Come Heart Mind Moment Musicians Own Real Responding See Sing Their Them Things Time Want]
I have been interested in Irish traditional music for the past few years.
[ Been Few Interested Irish Music Past Traditional Years]
Jazz is the folk music of the machine age.
[ Age Folk Jazz Machine Music]
I see music as one language. If one musical form eats its own tail, it dies. So it needs to be a mongrel, it needs to be hybridised.
[ Dies Eats Form Language Mongrel Music Musical Needs Own See Tail]
Since time is a continuum, the moment is always different, so the music is always different.
[ Always Continuum Different Moment Music Since Time]
There are right and wrong reasons for doing solo projects, and this album was done for the right reasons. At the time there was no Judas Priest and I certainly wasn't going to hang my hat up on my musical career.
[ Album Career Certainly Doing Done Going Hang Hat Judas Musical Priest Projects Reasons Right Solo Time Up Wrong]
The Bee Gees were always heavily influenced by black music. As a songwriter, it's never been difficult to pick up on the changing styles of music out there, and soul has always been my favourite genre.
[ Always Bee Been Black Changing Difficult Favourite Gees Genre Heavily Influenced Music Never Out Pick Songwriter Soul Styles Up Were]
You've got Corey Feldman doing his thing, and the problem is, they're trying to be pop stars. You can't compare Salty to any of the other actors out there playing music.
[ Actors Any Compare Corey Doing Feldman Got His Music Other Out Playing Pop Problem Salty Stars Thing Trying]
Miles Davis turned his back to the audience when he came out on stage, and he offended people. But, he wasn't there to entertain; he was all about the music. I kind of do that.
[ Audience Back Came Davis Entertain His Kind Miles Music Offended Out Stage Turned]
My big love was the Beatles. I was more into music.
[ Beatles Big Into Love More Music]
Generally, I've got to say that all sounds, musics, noises since conception are bound to have influenced me.
[ Bound Conception Generally Got Influenced Musics Noises Say Since Sounds]
To me, I'm for a band whose forefront is the music.
[ Band Forefront Music Whose]
I think the women - Lauryn Hill, Mary J. Blige, Erykah Badu - are doing new conceptual things and using their voices to create new American music.
[ American Blige Conceptual Create Doing Hill Mary Music New Their Things Think Using Voices Women]
This exploded in me almost more music than I could consume.
[ Almost Consume Could Exploded More Music Than]
There just is exponentially more money in the movie business than in the music business. As a result there are more people involved in the creative process.
[ Business Creative Exponentially Involved Just Money More Movie Music Process Result Than]
Our music, you either get it or you don't. There's no middle ground.
[ Either Get Ground Middle Music Our]
I think its so cool that you can pick up the guitar and create something that didn't exist 5 minutes ago. You can write something that no ones ever heard before. You have music at your fingertips.
[ Ago Before Cool Create Ever Exist Fingertips Guitar Heard Minutes Music Ones Pick Something Think Up Write Your]
I never was very capable of expressing my feelings or emotions in words. I don't know whether this is the cause why I did it in music and also why I did it in painting. Or vice versa: That I had this way as an outlet. I could renounce expressing something in words.
[ Also Capable Cause Could Did Emotions Expressing Feelings Had Know Music Never Outlet Painting Renounce Something Versa Very Vice Way Whether Why Words]
I love rock-n-roll. I think it's an exciting art form. It's revolutionary. Still revolutionary and it changed people. It changed their hearts. But yeah, even rock-n-roll has a lot of rubbish, really bad music.
[ Art Bad Changed Even Exciting Form Hearts Lot Love Music Really Revolutionary Rock-N-Roll Rubbish Still Their Think Yeah]
I would say that although my music may be or may have been part of the cultural background fabric of the gay community, I consider myself an outsider who belongs everywhere and nowhere... Being a human being is what truly counts. That's where you'll find me.
[ Although Background Been Being Belongs Community Consider Counts Cultural Everywhere Fabric Find Gay Human May Music Myself Nowhere Outsider Part Say Truly Where Would]
Disco is music for dancing, and people will always want to dance.
[ Always Dance Dancing Disco Music Want Will]
My music will go on forever. Maybe it's a fool say that, but when me know facts me can say facts. My music will go on forever.
[ Facts Fool Forever Go Know Maybe Music Say Will]
Rock and Roll: Music for the neck downwards.
[ Downwards Music Neck Rock Roll]
One of my favorites is 'The Sound of Music'. When Julie Andrews runs through the hills singing her head off, I always wish that a gust of wind would blow her skirt up.
[ Always Andrews Blow Favorites Gust Head Her Hills Julie Music Off Runs Singing Skirt Sound Through Up Wind Wish Would]
I had to resign myself, many years ago, that I'm not too articulate when it comes to explaining how I feel about things. But my music does it for me, it really does.
[ Ago Articulate Comes Does Explaining Feel Had How Many Music Myself Really Resign Things Too Years]
Linguistic philosophers continue to argue that probably music is not a language, that is in the philosophical debate. Another point of view is to say that music is a very profound language.
[ Another Argue Continue Debate Language Linguistic Music Philosophers Philosophical Point Probably Profound Say Very View]
I am a musician, but I'm another type of musician.
[ Am Another Musician Type]
I must say I've always composed music from the point of view of the performers.
[ Always Composed Music Must Performers Point Say View]
In our culture we have such respect for musical instruments, they are like part of God.
[ Culture God Instruments Musical Our Part Respect Such]
Ain't nobody making music to not be heard and the easiest way to be heard is to be on the radio, but you should never compromise who you are, your values or your morals.
[ Compromise Easiest Heard Making Morals Music Never Nobody Radio Should Values Way Your]
We were playing, not for the drunks, but for the musicians, because it was more intellectually challenging. We needed somewhere to put our energy to show that we were growing, and as we started to achieve this, people came to hear us musically.
[ Achieve Because Came Challenging Drunks Energy Growing Hear Intellectually More Musically Musicians Needed Our Playing Put Show Somewhere Started Us Were]
Our show doesn't rely on the typical whistles and bells, and smoke and mirrors. It relies mostly on the music.
[ Bells Mirrors Mostly Music Our Relies Rely Show Smoke Typical Whistles]
We love playing music but we're too weird to play music.
[ Love Music Play Playing Too Weird]
If a literary man puts together two words about music, one of them will be wrong.
[ Literary Man Music Puts Them Together Two Will Words Wrong]
For an actress there is no greater gift than having a camera in front of you, listening to the most beautiful music in the world and just being looked at!
[ Actress Beautiful Being Camera Front Gift Greater Having Just Listening Looked Most Music Than World]
Once I understood Bach's music, I wanted to be a concert pianist. Bach made me dedicate my life to music, and it was that teacher who introduced me to his world.
[ Bach Concert Dedicate His Introduced Life Made Music Once Pianist Teacher Understood Wanted World]
I always did each show for about two years. So if you play the music, it just comes back to me.
[ Always Back Comes Did Each Just Music Play Show Two Years]
So I had to just kind of go back to the hotel, take a shower, sit quiet, dig down deep, warm up, and allow myself to move into some kind of zone. And then I remembered that a lot of my favorite musical moments are not about perfection.
[ Allow Back Deep Dig Down Favorite Go Had Hotel Into Just Kind Lot Moments Move Musical Myself Perfection Quiet Remembered Shower Sit Some Take Then Up Warm Zone]
We all had a desire and appreciation for such a wide range of music.
[ Appreciation Desire Had Music Range Such Wide]
Radio is not a partner in the industry. I think that the music industry has continued to depend upon radio, but has ended up pandering to a medium that doesn't care.
[ Care Continued Depend Ended Industry Medium Music Pandering Partner Radio Think Up Upon]
I could compare my music to white light which contains all colours. Only a prism can divide the colours and make them appear; this prism could be the spirit of the listener.
[ Appear Colours Compare Contains Could Divide Light Listener Make Music Only Prism Spirit Them Which White]
Placebo is music for outsiders, by outsiders and our gigs are like conventions of outcasts, which is cool.
[ Conventions Cool Gigs Music Our Outcasts Outsiders Placebo Which]
The heyday of video music was the mid 80's.
[ Heyday Mid Music Video]
It's a little bit more like I want to give this to the people that are really into it first - I don't have a lot of desire to be like Bon Jovi or something like that, I really want to concentrate on the music.
[ Bit Bon Concentrate Desire First Give Into Jovi Little Lot More Music Really Something Want]
What I like best about music is when time goes away.
[ Away Best Goes Music Time]
A musical would be fantastic. The soundtrack would be great and I'd like to do acting.
[ Acting Fantastic Great Musical Soundtrack Would]
I organized Sweet Honey In The Rock in 1973. The music was sanity and balance.
[ Balance Honey Music Organized Rock Sanity Sweet]
I'm passionately involved in life: I love its change, its color, its movement. To be alive, to be able to see, to walk, to have houses, music, paintings - it's all a miracle.
[ Able Alive Change Color Houses Involved Life Love Miracle Movement Music Paintings Passionately See Walk]
I did quite a lot of the arranging, fitting different sections together, tempo changes, all sorts of things like that. I actually acted as a bridge between Robert and Ian. Not so much composing, rather presenting musical ideas at each rehearsal.
[ Acted Actually Arranging Between Bridge Changes Composing Did Different Each Fitting Ian Ideas Lot Much Musical Presenting Quite Rather Rehearsal Robert Sections Sorts Tempo Things Together]
When words leave off, music begins. Music
[ Begins Leave Music Off Words]
If I think about the way I was drawn into the music, it was much more by recordings than by live performances.
[ Drawn Into Live More Much Music Performances Recordings Than Think Way]
Pop music allows you to be who you are without having to wear a social uniform or to conform, which some people find impossible to do.
[ Allows Conform Find Having Impossible Music Pop Social Some Uniform Wear Which Without]
I would do the occasional score. I thought it was the most thrilling thing. It was instant. You made the music and they played it right away to millions of people. I found it thrilling.
[ Away Found Instant Made Millions Most Music Occasional Played Right Score Thing Thought Thrilling Would]
I mean the public likes it more in Europe than they do here because the state supported organizations have felt that playing contemporary music was part of the education of the public.
[ Because Contemporary Education Europe Felt Here Likes Mean More Music Organizations Part Playing Public State Supported Than]
My father being in the movie business, I thought being an actor would be great. But when I started singing to people in coffeehouses, you know, singing folk music and then, later, singing songs that I started to write myself, I felt more than an affinity for it.
[ Actor Affinity Being Business Father Felt Folk Great Know Later More Movie Music Myself Singing Songs Started Than Then Thought Would Write]
It's sometimes impossible to fit in all the music we want to fit in, in an hour and 45 minute show.
[ Fit Hour Impossible Minute Music Show Sometimes Want]
I think no artist can claim to have any access to the truth, or an authentic version of an event. But obviously they have slightly better means at their disposal because they have their art to energize whatever it is they're trying to write about. They have music.
[ Access Any Art Artist Authentic Because Better Claim Disposal Event Means Music Obviously Slightly Their Think Truth Trying Version Whatever Write]
You can count on one hand the number of Novus Ordo churches in this country that feature a fully Catholic music program of any quality, consistent with the Roman rite tradition.
[ Any Catholic Churches Consistent Count Country Feature Fully Hand Music Number Program Quality Rite Roman Tradition]
A verbal art like poetry is reflective; it stops to think. Music is immediate, it goes on to become.
[ Art Become Goes Immediate Music Poetry Reflective Stops Think Verbal]
Country Music is great music because it really comes from real life experiences. It is such a great haven for reality.
[ Because Comes Country Experiences Great Haven Life Music Real Reality Really Such]
The whole problem can be stated quite simply by asking, "Is there a meaning to music?" My answer would be, "Yes." And "Can you state in so many words what the meaning is?" My answer to that would be, "No."
[ Answer Asking Many Meaning Music Problem Quite Simply State Stated Whole Words Would Yes]
So that I saw music as a way of documenting realities from the urban cities of Latin America.
[ America Cities Documenting Latin Music Realities Saw Urban Way]
If one uses music that one does not really love, then one will not succeed in making it one's own.
[ Does Love Making Music Own Really Succeed Then Uses Will]
I wanted to be able to play guitar. I wanted to be able to make music hurt.
[ Able Guitar Hurt Make Music Play Wanted]
I am the sum total of everything that I have experienced musically.
[ Am Everything Experienced Musically Sum Total]
It is not that I don't like contemporary country music because I do. I love it. I have recorded a lot and have had great success recording records that have not been very traditional country records.
[ Because Been Contemporary Country Great Had Lot Love Music Recorded Recording Records Success Traditional Very]
I guess the two Manifesto, Communicating Vessels, Mad Love, and some of his poetry made a significant mark on me but as far as bringing a literary element into the music I see it as a much broader assimilation.
[ Assimilation Bringing Broader Communicating Element Far Guess His Into Literary Love Mad Made Manifesto Mark Much Music Poetry See Significant Some Two Vessels]
Aaron Copland was a man that had a very specific point of view about what music should be which was that, he felt that new music should have the composer should show a personality in his music.
[ Aaron Composer Copland Felt Had His Man Music New Personality Point Should Show Specific Very View Which]
Swimming upstream in the music business is a hard thing to do.
[ Business Hard Music Swimming Thing Upstream]
One thing I've tried to do in writing music is take on very basic things, very archetypal things.
[ Archetypal Basic Music Take Thing Things Tried Very Writing]
We learned pretty early on in this band that you can't have snobbery in music.
[ Band Early Learned Music Pretty Snobbery]
I never feel like I have to hang on to the music. I don't expect that the music will go away. Ideas are the only thing I can point to that are permanent and fixed.
[ Away Expect Feel Fixed Go Hang Ideas Music Never Only Permanent Point Thing Will]
I have always thought music as a way out of the ordinary mundane obligations of life.
[ Always Life Mundane Music Obligations Ordinary Out Thought Way]
You are still lucky - you have a certain type of people who keep buying your music - but then you can get typecast and have to keep making that same music, and you can change only slightly. It's risky to bounce around and change your type of music.
[ Around Bounce Buying Certain Change Get Keep Lucky Making Music Only Risky Same Slightly Still Then Type Typecast Your]
I didn't want to stay in the Stones, and be stuck in a position having to play a music I didn't like anymore and that restricted me from doing all the others things I'm interested in because of time.
[ Anymore Because Doing Having Interested Music Others Play Position Restricted Stay Stones Stuck Things Time Want]
Everything I was feeling, all the hurt and the pain and the emotion I was going through, I put into my music.
[ Emotion Everything Feeling Going Hurt Into Music Pain Put Through]
As a little kid I had a girlfriend, and her boyfriend used to beat me up, so then I used to sing these songs, and that's what it's all about. Country music is all about your heart and your people and things like that.
[ Beat Boyfriend Country Girlfriend Had Heart Her Kid Little Music Sing Songs Then These Things Up Used Your]
The world I was born into was one filled with music.
[ Born Filled Into Music World]
The music of the most popular operas is so highly esteemed, it can stand endless revivals.
[ Endless Esteemed Highly Most Music Operas Popular Revivals Stand]
But I can't really say there is too much modern music that I'm blown away by at this moment.
[ Away Blown Modern Moment Much Music Really Say Too]
As long as there are musicians who have a passion for spontaneity, for creating something that's never been before, the art form of jazz will flourish.
[ Art Been Before Creating Flourish Form Jazz Long Musicians Never Passion Something Spontaneity Will]
Ringo is one of the world's true humans. The only one out those four guys, who did not have an agenda. Ringo was just into the music.
[ Agenda Did Four Guys Humans Into Just Music Only Out Ringo Those True World]
Well, being a jazz musician is not a rose garden!
[ Being Garden Jazz Musician Rose Well]
If the composer withholds more than we anticipate, we experience a delicious falling sensation; we feel we have been torn from a stable point on the musical ladder and thrust into the void.
[ Anticipate Been Composer Delicious Experience Falling Feel Into Ladder More Musical Point Sensation Stable Than Thrust Torn Void]
I think that's the great thing about music: It can communicate emotionally. And you don't have to necessarily get all of the words. I mean you have to know what is being said, but didn't you find even if you didn't get all of the words, you certainly get the emotion?
[ Being Certainly Communicate Emotion Emotionally Even Find Get Great Know Mean Music Necessarily Said Thing Think Words]
To some degree, yeah, because I have to play a certain number of originals that might be considered avant-garde material. I realize though, that only a few people in the audience actually know what that music is, or understand it.
[ Actually Audience Avant-Garde Avant-Garde Because Certain Considered Degree Few Know Material Might Music Number Only Originals Play Realize Some Though Understand Yeah]
It was amazing to me that, all of a sudden, I was hearing my music on the radio and coming out of cars.
[ Amazing Cars Coming Hearing Music Out Radio Sudden]
But when you get music and words together, that can be a very powerful thing. Music
[ Get Music Powerful Thing Together Very Words]
I feel very blessed we can still have a career making music.
[ Blessed Career Feel Making Music Still Very]
I had found English audiences highly satisfactory. They are the best listeners in the world. Perhaps the music-lovers of some of our larger cities equal the English, but I do not believe they can be surpassed in that respect.
[ Audiences Believe Best Cities English Equal Found Had Highly Larger Listeners Our Perhaps Respect Satisfactory Some Surpassed World]
When radio stations started playing music the record companies started suing radio stations. They thought now that people could listen to music for free, who would want to buy a record in a record shop? But I think we all agree that radio stations are good stuff.
[ Agree Buy Companies Could Free Good Listen Music Now Playing Radio Record Shop Started Stations Stuff Suing Think Thought Want Would]
If it wasn't for music, I doubt whether we'd be friends.
[ Doubt Friends Music Whether]
My head works in music, so there's always music there.
[ Always Head Music Works]
I worked on scores. I went to the musical library in Berlin which is very famous. I discovered that we had scores of Beethoven, printed scores of Beethoven, that are full of mistakes. Not the wrong or false notes, but the wrong dynamic, understandable things.
[ Beethoven Berlin Discovered Dynamic False Famous Full Had Library Mistakes Musical Notes Printed Scores Things Understandable Very Went Which Worked Wrong]
Elvis deserves a lot of credit for bringing the blues to middle America, not the Vegas stuff. The early stuff, The Sun records, and the first few RCA records. He was wonderful, he had the power, the drive, and he was so dedicated to his music.
[ America Blues Bringing Credit Dedicated Deserves Drive Early Elvis Few First Had His Lot Middle Music Power Rca Records Stuff Sun Vegas Wonderful]
My dad wanted me to play when I was a kid, so I learned to play the guitar. I pursued a career in music because I love it so much and I enjoy what it does to those who hear it.
[ Because Career Dad Does Enjoy Guitar Hear Kid Learned Love Much Music Play Pursued Those Wanted]
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
[ Between Life Mediator Music Sensual Spiritual]
Jazz is a very democratic musical form. It comes out of a communal experience. We take our respective instruments and collectively create a thing of beauty.
[ Beauty Collectively Comes Communal Create Democratic Experience Form Instruments Jazz Musical Our Out Respective Take Thing Very]
Music is spiritual. The music business is not.
[ Business Music Spiritual]
He has Van Gogh's ear for music. Music
[ Ear Gogh Music Van]
I'd say we do reach somewhat of a younger audience, but I think for the most part that younger audience is picking our music up from a brother or sister or even parent, who is turning them onto the band.
[ Audience Band Brother Even Most Music Onto Our Parent Part Picking Reach Say Sister Somewhat Them Think Turning Up Younger]
They've pursued their own agendas, and they've done what they've wanted to do and not pursued traditional careers in the music industry. They've followed their own instincts, and they are in many ways maverick performers.
[ Agendas Careers Done Followed Industry Instincts Many Maverick Music Own Performers Pursued Their Traditional Wanted Ways]
You walk off the plane in Rio, and your blood temperature goes up. The feel of the wind on your face, the water on your skin, the taste of the food, the music, the sexuality; Brazilians are very comfortable in their sexuality.
[ Blood Brazilians Comfortable Face Feel Food Goes Music Off Plane Rio Sexuality Skin Taste Temperature Their Up Very Walk Water Wind Your]
So it doesn't have to be happy music to be inspiring.
[ Happy Inspiring Music]
Ultimately, words are only words, and its only the music that stands by itself.
[ Itself Music Only Stands Ultimately Words]
I wouldn't want to be ideological about it but I think of it as being the best way to approach this kind of playing. I don't think it works in other music, other kinds of playing.
[ Approach Being Best Ideological Kind Kinds Music Other Playing Think Want Way Works]
Growing up, I fantasized about being a rock musician and that somehow it would be really easy. I didn't realize that it's so much work.
[ Being Easy Fantasized Growing Much Musician Realize Really Rock Somehow Up Work Would]
And I'm always interested when other musicians are trying to discover new worlds of sound.
[ Always Discover Interested Musicians New Other Sound Trying Worlds]
When I'm alone at home, I really prefer to listen to Wagner's orchestral music rather than any vocal music. I find it illuminating not to have to pay attention to voices in the recordings.
[ Alone Any Attention Find Home Illuminating Listen Music Orchestral Pay Prefer Rather Really Recordings Than Vocal Voices Wagner]
A musicologist is a man who can read music but can't hear it.
[ Hear Man Music Musicologist Read]
So, it's a matter of that I want to take our music around the globe.
[ Around Globe Matter Music Our Take Want]
I haven't listened to much music lately; I've been out of it.
[ Been Haven Lately Listened Much Music Out]
For two thousand years, the Church has guided the development of music, carefully legislating to fuse artistic talent and aesthetic beauty with the demands of the Faith.
[ Aesthetic Artistic Beauty Carefully Church Demands Development Faith Fuse Guided Music Talent Thousand Two Years]
I have a sweet tooth for song and music. This is my Polish sin.
[ Music Polish Sin Song Sweet Tooth]
I was lucky enough to first meet Elvis at his house in Bel Air and he used to invite different artists, singers and musicians, to come and jam with him at his house.
[ Air Artists Come Different Elvis Enough First Him His House Invite Jam Lucky Meet Musicians Singers Used]
I really want younger audience members to see kids in their early 20's playing Frank's music and to be inspired to take things to a higher level themselves.
[ Audience Early Frank Higher Inspired Kids Level Members Music Playing Really See Take Their Themselves Things Want Younger]
The tastes of country music fans are not limited to the narrow range defined by consultants and programmers and record company moguls.
[ Company Consultants Country Defined Fans Limited Moguls Music Narrow Programmers Range Record Tastes]
We thought it would be great to see if you could put pop music back into musical theater.
[ Back Could Great Into Music Musical Pop Put See Theater Thought Would]
The message of music was also the first thing what I learned from my first teacher. She was an organist too and she was very devoted to what she played, so she had a respect for every piece and she felt that she is not allowed to add something of her own.
[ Add Allowed Also Devoted Every Felt First Had Her Learned Message Music Organist Own Piece Played Respect She Something Teacher Thing Too Very]
I can't think of one person I've ever met who didn't like some type of music.
[ Ever Met Music Person Some Think Type]
We play happy music, and we make people happy. That's why they like us.
[ Happy Make Music Play Us Why]
A lot of my success comes from black music. It's something I'm very proud of.
[ Black Comes Lot Music Proud Something Success Very]
I thought my life would seem more interesting with a musical score and a laugh track.
[ Interesting Laugh Life More Musical Score Seem Thought Track Would]
Disco music in the '70s was just a call to go wild and party and dance with no thought or conscience or regard for tomorrow.
[ Call Conscience Dance Disco Go Just Music Party Regard Thought Tomorrow Wild]
There's also, I think more so in the music business and especially for women, this ceiling that people put on you if you have children or a family and decide to spend time with them.
[ Also Business Ceiling Children Decide Especially Family More Music Put Spend Them Think Time Women]
Songwriting is different from music, although I don't deny now that it would be nice to have a little more background in music theory.
[ Although Background Deny Different Little More Music Nice Now Songwriting Theory Would]
Music had always been the handmaid of the Roman liturgy.
[ Always Been Had Handmaid Liturgy Music Roman]
Music can be used against us as much as it can be used for us. Muzak can put a whole nation to sleep, whereas a lullaby is intended to put a child to sleep in a sweet way.
[ Against Child Intended Lullaby Much Music Nation Put Sleep Sweet Us Used Way Whereas Whole]
That happens every time I get behind a guitar, regardless of what I'm saying, 'cause music is freedom and being free is the closest I've ever felt to being spiritual.
[ Behind Being Cause Closest Ever Every Felt Free Freedom Get Guitar Happens Music Regardless Saying Spiritual Time]
I didn't get into making music for the fame aspect. There are people who do desire that.
[ Aspect Desire Fame Get Into Making Music]
And looking at today's music scene, I think it's cool that there are a lot of consumers and fans not limited by what radio and the record companies tell them to buy.
[ Buy Companies Consumers Cool Fans Limited Looking Lot Music Radio Record Scene Tell Them Think Today]
There are times when what's happening in rock is the best music in the world, and there are times when there is nothing worthwhile at all.
[ Best Happening Music Nothing Rock Times World Worthwhile]
I always make fun of KISS because I don't particularly think their music is anything.
[ Always Anything Because Fun Kiss Make Music Particularly Their Think]
I believe that there are still people who believe that game music is something equal to just an effect incorporated into the game, something like a BGM. And therefore this is something that I would like to show that is not true.
[ Believe Effect Equal Game Incorporated Into Just Music Show Something Still Therefore True Would]
I really haven't strayed too far, musically, from my roots.
[ Far Haven Musically Really Roots Strayed Too]
For whatever reason, not all people are born with the particular gift of being able to express ourselves through music. And, believe me, it is a gift.
[ Able Being Believe Born Express Gift Music Ourselves Particular Reason Through Whatever]
We groove off of everything, any sort of live show. The inner dialogue you're having with yourself, between you and the music, is for me the search for God.
[ Any Between Dialogue Everything God Groove Having Inner Live Music Off Search Show Sort Yourself]
And I was in another band called Flash In The Pan, which was soca, Latin music, down in Laguna Beach.
[ Another Band Beach Called Down Flash Latin Music Pan Which]
Most of today's music is done electronically.
[ Done Electronically Most Music Today]
I'm not really into gothic music, it's not really my type of scene but each to their own. I listen to pretty much anything.
[ Anything Each Gothic Into Listen Much Music Own Pretty Really Scene Their Type]
I want people to hear the presence of God in the music.
[ God Hear Music Presence Want]
What is nice about country music today is that most artists are not trying to do something everybody else is doing. They really are trying to develop their own uniqueness.
[ Artists Country Develop Doing Else Everybody Most Music Nice Own Really Something Their Today Trying Uniqueness]
If you want to be a doctor, a lawyer you must go to college. But if you want to be a musician or such, study your craft. Study music.
[ College Craft Doctor Go Lawyer Music Musician Must Study Such Want Your]
There comes a point with any collaboration like that where you start having other interests creatively. I was moving in one direction musically, and as a guitar player, Mark wanted to move in another direction. That was essentially the reason we broke up.
[ Another Any Broke Collaboration Comes Creatively Direction Essentially Guitar Having Interests Mark Move Moving Musically Other Player Point Reason Start Up Wanted Where]
I listen to music constantly while writing.
[ Constantly Listen Music While Writing]
I never listen to music in the house, I listen to music in the car.
[ Car House Listen Music Never]
Everything around a writer, or musician in the record business, probably everything in all the United States or in all of western civilization, is about competition.
[ Around Business Civilization Competition Everything Musician Probably Record States United Western Writer]
In the theater, it's about taking time in a musical segment, a pause in a musical way and then moving on.
[ Moving Musical Pause Segment Taking Theater Then Time Way]
You can read all the textbooks and listen to all the records, but you have to play with musicians that are better than you.
[ Better Listen Musicians Play Read Records Textbooks Than]
I had sort of exhausted all the avenues playing in Detroit. So again, through the stewardship of my brother, I ended up in California and went to the Musicians Institute in L.A. I wanted to get better as a player.
[ Again Avenues Better Brother California Detroit Ended Exhausted Get Had Institute Musicians Player Playing Sort Stewardship Through Up Wanted Went]
Why do you have to retire at 65? Why can't you start at 70? You know, like wine. Why can't music be that way? My new band, we're playing stuff that's never been done before.
[ Band Been Before Done Know Music Never New Playing Retire Start Stuff Way Why Wine]
Every time you go in, it's like starting over. You don't know how you did the other records. You're learning all over. It's some weird musician amnesia, or maybe the road wipes it out.
[ Amnesia Did Every Go How Know Learning Maybe Musician Other Out Over Records Road Some Starting Time Weird Wipes]
This music won't do. There's not enough sarcasm in it.
[ Enough Music Sarcasm Won]
I want the audience to be so involved in the sweep of the music.
[ Audience Involved Music Sweep Want]
Nowadays, if a studio assumes that his film is bad, there is always an executive that gets more nervous than usual and thinks that if they change the music, the film will become a masterpiece.
[ Always Assumes Bad Become Change Executive Film Gets His Masterpiece More Music Nervous Nowadays Studio Than Thinks Usual Will]
I wanted to play some more grown-up music - jazz.
[ Grown-Up Jazz More Music Play Some Wanted]
I may quit the music business someday, but never the music.
[ Business May Music Never Quit Someday]
My dad took me to all the best rock and punk shows when I was growing up and music has always been a part of my life. So I'm very interested in the music scene and I suppose that's why I've ended up going out with musicians. Dave Pirner is still one of my best friends.
[ Always Been Best Dad Dave Ended Friends Going Growing Interested Life Music Musicians Out Part Punk Rock Scene Shows Still Suppose Took Up Very Why]
I knew nothing of the real life of a musician, but I seemed to see myself standing in front of great crowds of people, playing my accordion.
[ Accordion Crowds Front Great Knew Life Musician Myself Nothing Playing Real See Seemed Standing]
In any case, Ives encouraged me to go into music even though he himself had such a hard time being a composer.
[ Any Being Case Composer Encouraged Even Go Had Hard Himself Into Ives Music Such Though Time]
I cannot say what I think is right about music. I only know the rightness of it.
[ Cannot Know Music Only Right Rightness Say Think]
Truly fertile Music, the only kind that will move us, that we shall truly appreciate, will be a Music conducive to Dream, which banishes all reason and analysis. One must not wish first to understand and then to feel. Art does not tolerate Reason.
[ Analysis Appreciate Art Conducive Does Dream Feel Fertile First Kind Move Music Must Only Reason Shall Then Tolerate Truly Understand Us Which Will Wish]
Actually, I have another record I made with them in 1976, but I've had such a bad experience with record companies, because I keep my head so much in music and not in business.
[ Actually Another Bad Because Business Companies Experience Had Head Keep Made Much Music Record Such Them]
Music is always occurring. It is just a matter of marketing, attention, and many other factors, that determines whether people will hear these songs or not.
[ Always Attention Determines Factors Hear Just Many Marketing Matter Music Occurring Other Songs These Whether Will]
If you're going to use standards as criteria for signing musicians, you can sign thousands. If you're going to use some sort of conceptual interpretation that's based on the tradition of those standards, but is trying to move away from it, you're down to about 10 people or so.
[ Away Based Conceptual Criteria Down Going Interpretation Move Musicians Sign Signing Some Sort Standards Those Thousands Tradition Trying Use]
Music at times is more like perfume than mathematics.
[ Mathematics More Music Perfume Than Times]
When you're dealing with music without words, titles are more a means of identification than anything else. What's the point of getting lofty?
[ Anything Dealing Else Getting Identification Lofty Means More Music Point Than Titles Without Words]
I'm such a lover of music that it would be very hard for me to pinpoint it to a particular artist.
[ Artist Hard Lover Music Particular Pinpoint Such Very Would]
My parents were worried about me, certainly when I became so deeply interested in music and people like the New York Dolls who, at the time, were very peculiar indeed.
[ Became Certainly Deeply Dolls Indeed Interested Music New Parents Peculiar Time Very Were Worried York]
I am severely distracted these days. It's hard to sit in front of the computer, uploading bad music for hours, when you have a wonderful boyfriend who treats you like a Goddess.
[ Am Bad Boyfriend Computer Days Distracted Front Goddess Hard Hours Music Severely Sit These Treats Wonderful]
We'd like to think that our music will always be bigger than any one of our individual personalities.
[ Always Any Bigger Individual Music Our Personalities Than Think Will]
And for the past 10 years I've been in a real commercial setting where people are all about numbers, they're all about that bottom line. So it's nice to step out of that and hang out with a bunch of people who play music just because they love it, as you can imagine.
[ Because Been Bottom Bunch Commercial Hang Imagine Just Line Love Music Nice Numbers Out Past Play Real Setting Step Where Years]
I had no idea how difficult Sondheim's music would be. All through the rehearsals, I kept flubbing. There were so many tempo changes. I could never get through the opening number without any mistakes. One day, I went up to Hal Prince and offered to leave the show. He laughed it off. He said, "Don't be silly. That's why we have tryouts."
[ Any Changes Could Day Difficult Get Had Hal How Idea Kept Laughed Leave Many Mistakes Music Never Number Off Offered Opening Prince Rehearsals Said Show Silly Sondheim Tempo Through Up Went Were Why Without Would]
Music I heard with you was more than music, and bread I broke with you was more than bread. Now that I am without you, all is desolate; all that was once so beautiful is dead.
[ Am Beautiful Bread Broke Dead Desolate Heard More Music Now Once Than Without]
You have to watch all sides of your advancement, you have to make sure people's bodies and minds are healthy and their morale is cool before you can really go out and play great music.
[ Advancement Before Bodies Cool Go Great Healthy Make Minds Morale Music Out Play Really Sides Sure Their Watch Your]
Slowly poetry becomes visual because it paints images, but it is also musical: it unites two arts into one.
[ Also Arts Because Becomes Images Into Musical Paints Poetry Slowly Two Unites Visual]
For Debussy the musician and the man I have had profound admiration, but by nature I'm different from him. I think I have always personally followed a direction opposed to that of the symbolism of Debussy.
[ Admiration Always Debussy Different Direction Followed Had Him Man Musician Nature Opposed Personally Profound Symbolism Think]
We incorporate various electronic devices - the echo plugs and things like that. Actually, all we're trying to do is make that sound musical. As opposed to just making sounds, we do musical things with them.
[ Actually Devices Echo Electronic Incorporate Just Make Making Musical Opposed Sound Sounds Them Things Trying Various]
Of course I've done musicals here in London.
[ Course Done Here London Musicals]
This is a business built on promotion. We've been giving music away to radio stations for 30 years.
[ Away Been Built Business Giving Music Promotion Radio Stations Years]
That's my fun time so, to me, doing my homework, studying on what I do, watching the movies, listening to music, all that inspires me so I focus a lot on that and practice.
[ Doing Focus Fun Homework Inspires Listening Lot Movies Music Practice Studying Time Watching]
My goal was to play drums, but my father made me take piano lessons. He told me I needed to learn to read music first, so I took lessons for six years. I thank God that he made me take those lessons, because it taught me a tremendous amount.
[ Amount Because Drums Father First Goal God Learn Lessons Made Music Needed Piano Play Read Six Take Taught Thank Those Told Took Tremendous Years]
For anybody to say well this is not Hip Hop and that's not Hip Hop, that is not the way the formula was laid down. It was for the people who were going to continue take anything musically and string it along.
[ Along Anybody Anything Continue Down Formula Going Hip Hop Laid Musically Say String Take Way Well Were]
To me, movies and music go hand in hand. When I'm writing a script, one of the first things I do is find the music I'm going to play for the opening sequence.
[ Find First Go Going Hand Movies Music Opening Play Script Sequence Things Writing]
Music, I feel, must be emotional first and intellectual second.
[ Emotional Feel First Intellectual Music Must Second]
Rock is young music, it is youth oriented. It just speaks for a generation.
[ Generation Just Music Oriented Rock Speaks Young Youth]
Well, I actually first got into music as a small child, and as I became a teen, I sought out making money from music, weather that was singing lounge gigs, backup in studios, or weddings.
[ Actually Backup Became Child First Gigs Got Into Lounge Making Money Music Out Singing Small Sought Studios Teen Weather Weddings Well]
But times changed, and I changed, and I didn't feel that way anymore. The Beatles were happening. I think that was probably the main thing. The Beatles just changed the whole world of music.
[ Anymore Beatles Changed Feel Happening Just Main Music Probably Thing Think Times Way Were Whole World]
I guess professionally it began when Hal Hartley used some music of mine in his film The Unbelievable Truth.
[ Began Film Guess Hal His Mine Music Professionally Some Truth Unbelievable Used]
When I found the music of Monk I finally found music that fit that horn. Every one of his tunes fit it perfectly.
[ Every Finally Fit Found His Horn Monk Music Perfectly Tunes]
And, I'd never done Tennessee Williams, and I had done Broadway musicals, so it was a challenge.
[ Broadway Challenge Done Had Musicals Never Tennessee Williams]
I certainly understand that we're all trying to make a living, but I'm not thinking about that when I'm making it. And if that's your sole motivation, it's going to reflect that narcissistic greed, and you're going to hear it in the music.
[ Certainly Going Greed Hear Living Make Making Motivation Music Narcissistic Reflect Sole Thinking Trying Understand Your]
One of the interesting things about having little musical knowledge is that you generate surprising results sometimes; you move to places you wouldn't if you knew better.
[ Better Generate Having Interesting Knew Knowledge Little Move Musical Places Results Sometimes Surprising Things]
My first interest was always music, and somehow that channelled itself into films and acting. I don't know what the natural transition of it was. I mean I acted a little bit when I was young and like any kid would in a community theatre.
[ Acted Acting Always Any Bit Community Films First Interest Into Itself Kid Know Little Mean Music Natural Somehow Theatre Transition Would Young]
We are pushing ahead as fast as we can for all audiences, whether for the business user, the child, or the digital music enthusiast.
[ Ahead Audiences Business Child Digital Enthusiast Fast Music Pushing User Whether]
It's not until I hear songs that I've done, that I realize how much of an inspiration music from the '60s and '70s has been.
[ Been Done Hear How Inspiration Much Music Realize Songs Until]
Music is a safe kind of high.
[ High Kind Music Safe]
But I've always liked to be the kind of drummer and musician who likes to go outside of what's expected of me, and I've always been able to do more than you necessarily hear with every band I've ever played in.
[ Able Always Band Been Drummer Ever Every Expected Go Hear Kind Liked Likes More Musician Necessarily Outside Played Than]
God had to create disco music so I could be born and be successful.
[ Born Could Create Disco God Had Music Successful]
Everything that Traffic ever did, I'd give Steve a complete lyric, titled, written out with the verse, the bridge, the shape and rhyme and then Steve had to figure out how the meter of the words would fit musically.
[ Bridge Complete Did Ever Everything Figure Fit Give Had How Lyric Meter Musically Out Rhyme Shape Steve Then Titled Traffic Verse Words Would Written]
I am constantly being told that I have been a big influence for many people, including other musicians.
[ Am Been Being Big Constantly Including Influence Many Musicians Other Told]
It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf. Wisdom
[ Audience Deaf Music Nothing Requires Understand Wisdom]
I think what every skater dreams of is not only skating the best program they can possibly skate, but, y'know, having the crowd roar at the end, and it was just so loud I couldn't even hear my music.
[ Best Crowd Dreams End Even Every Having Hear Just Know Loud Music Only Possibly Program Roar Skate Skater Skating Think]
Music is what I breath, what I love to do. It keeps me alive.
[ Alive Breath Keeps Love Music]
I write my lyrics into the computer and I hum my music into the dictaphone.
[ Computer Hum Into Lyrics Music Write]
Music is very spiritual, it has the power to bring people together. Music
[ Bring Music Power Spiritual Together Very]
I do know one thing: I wish people were doing more dangerous musicals, more courageous musicals and not just falling into the trap of trying to figure out what the public wants, because you find out that the public very often wants what's good.
[ Because Courageous Dangerous Doing Falling Figure Find Good Into Just Know More Musicals Often Out Public Thing Trap Trying Very Wants Were Wish]
I grew up on musicals, and I know they are quite the thing now, but I'm actually a little indignant, because I started taking singing lessons years ago - I put the time in!
[ Actually Ago Because Grew Indignant Know Lessons Little Musicals Now Put Quite Singing Started Taking Thing Time Up Years]
There's a pattern when tours start - a pattern of infighting, of making up, of breaking up, of addiction. There's a pattern of going to jail. There's a pattern of passion for music.
[ Addiction Breaking Going Jail Making Music Passion Pattern Start Tours Up]
Music is something I must do, business is something I need to do, and Africa is something I have to do. That's the way it breaks down in my life.
[ Africa Breaks Business Down Life Music Must Need Something Way]
America does not need gorgeous halls and concert rooms for its musical development, but music schools with competent teachers, and many, very many, free scholarships for talented young disciples who are unable to pay the expense of study.
[ America Competent Concert Development Disciples Does Expense Free Gorgeous Halls Many Music Musical Need Pay Rooms Scholarships Schools Study Talented Teachers Unable Very Young]
When you're doing the traditional musicals, singing songs that are 40 and 50 years old, you realize there's a reason why those musicals are hits. These are amazing songs!
[ Amazing Doing Hits Musicals Old Realize Reason Singing Songs These Those Traditional Why Years]
I mean I like pop music, and I like heavy music and, stuff that I like... the band I've signed on to our label right now; they're called The Sounds. They're kind of like a new-wave pop band.
[ Band Called Heavy Kind Label Mean Music Now Our Pop Right Signed Sounds Stuff]
Someone who knows only music, understands nothing about it.
[ Knows Music Nothing Only Someone Understands]
We always feel pretty creative as far as writing songs. We write them together; we just get in a room, or on occasion in Flea's garage. We just sort of improvise, like jazz musicians.
[ Always Creative Far Feel Flea Garage Get Improvise Jazz Just Musicians Occasion Pretty Room Songs Sort Them Together Write Writing]
Feed the musician, and he's out of tune.
[ Feed Musician Out Tune]
I discovered that the most interesting music of all was made by simply lining the loops in unison, and letting them slowly shift out of phase with other.
[ Discovered Interesting Letting Lining Loops Made Most Music Other Out Phase Shift Simply Slowly Them Unison]
It's unfortunate that music has become such big business.
[ Become Big Business Music Such Unfortunate]
Yeah, because what it all boils down to is at the end of the day, we are all riding on the same boat and we have to learn how to deal with each other. I think that the music and what we do in our actions is what can kind of bring us together, hopefully.
[ Actions Because Boat Boils Bring Day Deal Down Each End Hopefully How Kind Learn Music Other Our Riding Same Think Together Us Yeah]
I don't control it at all. It's all up to the musicians in the group. They control it. They make all the cues, and they tell me what they want, and then I act like a mirroring device so that everyone can see what the cues are.
[ Act Control Cues Device Everyone Group Make Mirroring Musicians See Tell Then Up Want]
It is my hope that during my brief passage through this universe, that I may share with you the joy of hearing the music of the stars... knowing that the composer was from a distant place and the songs were written eons ago, which now fall gently on this place for all to hear.
[ Ago Brief Composer Distant During Fall Gently Hear Hearing Hope Joy Knowing May Music Now Passage Place Share Songs Stars Through Universe Were Which Written]
Over in the UK, the music press can be brutal. They can say wonderful things about you one week, and the next week, you're in the can.
[ Brutal Music Next Over Press Say Things Uk Week Wonderful]
I listened, motionless and still; And, as I mounted up the hill, The music in my heart I bore, Long after it was heard no more.
[ After Bore Heard Heart Hill Listened Long More Motionless Mounted Music Still Up]
I need that aggressive attitude to play my music and more men have that attitude than women.
[ Aggressive Attitude Men More Music Need Play Than Women]
Yeah, well I've always played comedy. My background is musical comedy theatre and that's really where my training is. As an actor, that's my training.
[ Actor Always Background Comedy Musical Played Really Theatre Training Well Where Yeah]
To me, Mozart is our Shakespeare, the one who wrote the most dramatic, psychologically most baffling music. He combined ideas that no one else would have thought of putting together.
[ Baffling Combined Dramatic Else Ideas Most Mozart Music Our Psychologically Putting Shakespeare Thought Together Would Wrote]
I really like Alan Jackson, in Country Music. I think he's really very, very talented along with George Jones, and Merle Haggard, the same old favorites.
[ Alan Along Country Favorites George Haggard Jackson Jones Merle Music Old Really Same Talented Think Very]
The musicians that didn't know music could play the best blues. I know that I don't want no musicians who know all about music playin' for me.
[ Best Blues Could Know Music Musicians Play Playin Want]
Music can affect for good or ill the body as well as the mind.
[ Affect Body Good Ill Mind Music Well]
If we perform the romantic repertoire we need more musicians.
[ More Musicians Need Perform Repertoire Romantic]
I'd love to do my own music for sure. I'd love to have a band.
[ Band Love Music Own Sure]
A voice expressing emotion in a musical way moves on. It's like the finale of the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) - the world turns in on itself, as a universe unto itself, in the shape of one human being.
[ Being Emotion Expressing Finale Human Itself Moves Movie Musical Odyssey Shape Space Turns Universe Unto Voice Way World]
Basically, at some point, one day maybe you can expect to hear some of my music. I haven't really done that yet because my younger brother is a musician and really talented and I want him to come out with his music first.
[ Basically Because Brother Come Day Done Expect First Haven Hear Him His Maybe Music Musician Out Point Really Some Talented Want Yet Younger]
Right now I'm listening to a lot of different things but I listen to a lot of classical music. Eventually I would like to compose and perform classical.
[ Classical Compose Different Eventually Listen Listening Lot Music Now Perform Right Things Would]
That by listening to some music, by reading some books, by looking at paintings, and most important by hanging out with one another - by collaborating with one another and creating your own network - you can achieve something that is much better than what is out there.
[ Achieve Another Better Books Collaborating Creating Hanging Important Listening Looking Most Much Music Network Out Own Paintings Reading Some Something Than Your]
I think maybe chance works better in a situation like music because music exists over a period of time, and you don't maintain constantly the you can't refer back from one area to another area.
[ Another Area Back Because Better Chance Constantly Exists Maintain Maybe Music Over Period Refer Situation Think Time Works]
Earlier in my life, I performed a lot of music. Some of it because I felt it was a demonstration, or a representation of certain intellectual concepts that were very exciting and important.
[ Because Certain Concepts Demonstration Earlier Exciting Felt Important Intellectual Life Lot Music Performed Representation Some Very Were]
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.
[ Backdrop Brain Clear Fantasies Feeding Hear Instrumental Into Just Music Need Other Part Prefer Singing Their Think Vision Work]
I think I'm a music fan before anything else.
[ Anything Before Else Fan Music Think]
Thus the slogan should be reversed: Catholics taught the world what music is supposed to sound like, and, more importantly, what it is supposed to mean.
[ Catholics Importantly Mean More Music Reversed Should Slogan Sound Supposed Taught Thus World]
I got a scholarship to Seattle University and I was writing arrangements for singers and everybody. But the music course was too dry and I really wanted to get away from home.
[ Arrangements Away Course Dry Everybody Get Got Home Music Really Scholarship Seattle Singers Too University Wanted Writing]
I love the life of a musician but I live the life of a bodybuilder.
[ Life Live Love Musician]
Mozart has written opera, symphony, sacred and chamber music - not to mention his piano and violin concerti.
[ Chamber His Mention Mozart Music Opera Piano Sacred Symphony Violin Written]
I didn't want to be told what to do. I don't want to water down my music to fit into their formats. I know what rock and roll is to me, but everything's turning into one big commercial.
[ Big Commercial Down Everything Fit Formats Into Know Music Rock Roll Their Told Turning Want Water]
I write music just for me. I'm certainly not good enough to do it on any kind of a level but I enjoy that time because it's quiet.
[ Any Because Certainly Enjoy Enough Good Just Kind Level Music Quiet Time Write]
What we have to get clear to kids is that when you offer your stillness and open yourself to the experience of music, it pays you back more than you give.
[ Back Clear Experience Get Give Kids More Music Offer Open Pays Stillness Than Your Yourself]
Then the album created a tremendous furor and got me kicked off Christian television for two months, and then restored after they settled down and listened to the music and realized there was nothing wrong with it.
[ After Album Christian Created Down Got Kicked Listened Months Music Nothing Off Realized Restored Settled Television Then Tremendous Two Wrong]
I think listening to real classic soul material made me learn how to feel music that's sung.
[ Classic Feel How Learn Listening Made Material Music Real Soul Sung Think]
I wanted to get rid of the element that had been considered essential in pop music: the voice.
[ Been Considered Element Essential Get Had Music Pop Rid Voice Wanted]
I have always been intrigued with singing and I actually started my career in musical comedies.
[ Actually Always Been Career Comedies Intrigued Musical Singing Started]
Music itself is a great source of relaxation. Parts of it anyway. Working in the studio, that's not relaxing, but playing an instrument that I don't know how to play is unbelievably relaxing, because I don't have any pressure on me.
[ Any Anyway Because Great How Instrument Itself Know Music Parts Play Playing Pressure Relaxation Relaxing Source Studio Unbelievably Working]
I only choose musicians who I think will emerge, can emerge, with their own character, while still going along with the tune in question.
[ Along Character Choose Emerge Going Musicians Only Own Question Still Their Think Tune While Will]
Early Bluegrass is my favorite kind of music, not to many people know that.
[ Bluegrass Early Favorite Kind Know Many Music]
If you have music you want to play that no one asks you to play, you have to go out and find where you can play it. It's called do or die.
[ Asks Called Die Find Go Music Out Play Want Where]
Setting my mind on a musical instrument was like falling in love. All the world seemed bright and changed.
[ Bright Changed Falling Instrument Love Mind Musical Seemed Setting World]
A lot of the hip hop artists don't write music. They write words.
[ Artists Hip Hop Lot Music Words Write]
No change in musical style will survive unless it is accompanied by a change in clothing style. Rock is to dress up to.
[ Accompanied Change Clothing Dress Musical Rock Style Survive Unless Up Will]
I've always written songs, even when I wasn't doing anything with my personal life in music.
[ Always Anything Doing Even Life Music Personal Songs Written]
I like music because it's the only invisible art form.
[ Art Because Form Invisible Music Only]
If I would have listened, if I would have understood diabetes like I understood music, maybe these things wouldn't have happened.
[ Diabetes Happened Listened Maybe Music These Things Understood Would]
I do like to be creative and I'm very lucky that I've been given different areas in which I'm able to do that - whether it be film or television or theatre or whatever. I'm also still into music and recording.
[ Able Also Areas Been Creative Different Film Given Into Lucky Music Recording Still Television Theatre Very Whatever Whether Which]
I like to work my camera as if it were a musical instrument.
[ Camera Instrument Musical Were Work]
If music leaves any impression at all, it does so without regard to stylistic issues.
[ Any Does Impression Issues Leaves Music Regard Stylistic Without]
One of the interesting things here is that the people who should be shaping the future are politicians. But the political framework itself is so dead and closed that people look to other sources, like artists, because art and music allow people a certain freedom.
[ Allow Art Artists Because Certain Closed Dead Framework Freedom Future Here Interesting Itself Look Music Other Political Politicians Shaping Should Sources Things]
At the beginning of the 20th century, the ambition of the great painters was to make paintings that were like music, which was then considered as the noblest art.
[ Ambition Art Beginning Century Considered Great Make Music Noblest Painters Paintings Then Were Which]
Music assists him in the use of harmonic and mathematical proportion.
[ Assists Harmonic Him Mathematical Music Proportion Use]
Sometimes I write them down in musical notation as a trigger to remind me about certain directions to go. Or I can be specific about a sound I'm looking for.
[ Certain Directions Down Go Looking Musical Notation Remind Sometimes Sound Specific Them Trigger Write]
I think my playing has been orchestral throughout the years, and this is another way of expressing that. But I primarily see it as the ultimate accomplishment of a musician. Composing makes me feel like I've finally gotten all the way up the ladder as a musician.
[ Accomplishment Another Been Composing Expressing Feel Finally Gotten Ladder Makes Musician Orchestral Playing Primarily See Think Throughout Ultimate Up Way Years]
My dad loved black singers. So listening to New Orleans music, eventually I wanted to play an instrument.
[ Black Dad Eventually Instrument Listening Loved Music New Orleans Play Singers Wanted]
Extreme volume in music very often disguises a lack of actually important content.
[ Actually Content Disguises Extreme Important Lack Music Often Very Volume]
I've made three musical movies which is pretty good considering that not many are made but I was lucky in other ways. I came along when independent movies were starting to boom.
[ Along Boom Came Considering Good Independent Lucky Made Many Movies Musical Other Pretty Starting Three Ways Were Which]
The extras are a nice bonus feature, but the main incentive is the musical experience.
[ Bonus Experience Extras Feature Incentive Main Musical Nice]
I'm also very pleased that we were able to include a full orchestrated score for Dragon's Lair 3D. The 40 different music pieces blend with the action to make you feel more a part of the whole adventure.
[ Able Action Adventure Also Blend Different Dragon Feel Full Include Lair Make More Music Part Pieces Pleased Score Very Were Whole]
Falling in Place was meant to be very much rooted in a place and time, and music was a part of that.
[ Falling Meant Much Music Part Place Rooted Time Very]
But you can't extend, or go beyond any point musically, without the basic fundamentals.
[ Any Basic Beyond Extend Fundamentals Go Musically Point Without]
But recently I began to feel that maybe I wouldn't be able to do what I want to do and need to do with American musicians, who are imprisoned behind these bars; music's got these bars and measures you know.
[ Able American Bars Began Behind Feel Got Imprisoned Know Maybe Measures Music Musicians Need Recently These Want]
In Berlin I especially enjoyed the orchestral concerts, and I attended a large number of them. I formed the acquaintance of a good many musicians, several of whom spoke of my playing in high terms.
[ Acquaintance Attended Berlin Concerts Enjoyed Especially Formed Good High Large Many Musicians Number Orchestral Playing Several Spoke Terms Them Whom]
We were raised in an Italian-American household, although we didn't speak Italian in the house. We were very proud of being Italian, and had Italian music, ate Italian food.
[ Although Ate Being Food Had House Household Italian Italian-American Music Proud Raised Speak Very Were]
Men make angry music and it's called rock-and-roll; women include anger in their vocabulary and suddenly they're angry and militant.
[ Anger Angry Called Include Make Men Militant Music Suddenly Their Vocabulary Women]
Film music should have the same relationship to the film drama that somebody's piano playing in my living room has on the book I am reading.
[ Am Book Drama Film Living Music Piano Playing Reading Relationship Room Same Should Somebody]
My goal as an artist is to always be true to who I am and give my fans music they will enjoy for a lifetime.
[ Always Am Artist Enjoy Fans Give Goal Lifetime Music True Will]
There was the best teachers from the Czech Philharmonic, highly dedicated people, some of the best musicians in the world passing on the knowledge about the country, about the principles, and about the music.
[ Best Country Czech Dedicated Highly Knowledge Music Musicians Passing Philharmonic Principles Some Teachers World]
Well, my sister played trumpet. Can you imagine having a sister blowing the trumpet around the house, Fred? And my brother, he played piano. Everybody was playing some kind of music, so it was natural for me to get into it.
[ Around Blowing Brother Everybody Fred Get Having House Imagine Into Kind Music Natural Piano Played Playing Sister Some Trumpet Well]
Stop trying to treat music like it's a tennis shoe, something to be branded. If the music industry wants to save money, they should take a look at some of their six-figure executive expense accounts. All those lawsuits can't be cheap, either.
[ Accounts Branded Cheap Either Executive Expense Industry Lawsuits Look Money Music Save Shoe Should Some Something Stop Take Tennis Their Those Treat Trying Wants]
The only time I would like to see was the 20s and 30s in America because I love the music and the style and the optimism, I wanted to see New York being built. I wanted to see all that, you know.
[ America Because Being Built Know Love Music New Only Optimism See Style Time Wanted Would York]
I think popular music in this country is one of the few things in the twentieth century that have made giant strides in reverse.
[ Century Country Few Giant Made Music Popular Reverse Strides Things Think Twentieth]
We started playing music from an early age and so we wasn't really aware of that side of it, the weird thing is the more successful you get the more free booze and drugs you get, they should be given to the bands who don't have the money.
[ Age Aware Bands Booze Early Free Get Given Money More Music Playing Really Should Side Started Successful Thing Weird]
Music allows the great opportunity to play with people who turned you on and you love.
[ Allows Great Love Music Opportunity Play Turned]
I'm not really one of those people who believes that if you're a musician you can just leave that behind and start getting into politics.
[ Behind Believes Getting Into Just Leave Musician Politics Really Start Those]
I was a good amateur but only an average professional. I soon realized that there was a limit to how far I could rise in the music business, so I left the band and enrolled at New York University.
[ Amateur Average Band Business Could Enrolled Far Good How Left Limit Music New Only Professional Realized Rise Soon University York]
I keep a guitar around while writing and will improvise music. I do this for several reasons, such as that it's fun, and sometimes it helps me with the meter.
[ Around Fun Guitar Helps Improvise Keep Meter Music Reasons Several Sometimes Such While Will Writing]
Sometimes I like to make music together with a singer or with singers.
[ Make Music Singer Singers Sometimes Together]
Bob Dylan is quite a songwriter, and a great singer and musician. I won't bother with comparing myself to him, but I will say that I heard his records at a very young age and I still listen to all his records.
[ Age Bob Bother Comparing Dylan Great Heard Him His Listen Musician Myself Quite Records Say Singer Songwriter Still Very Will Won Young]
Happy music doesn't tend to move me much.
[ Happy Move Much Music Tend]
I only write music for myself, I don't try and appeal to anyone else.
[ Anyone Appeal Else Music Myself Only Try Write]
Like family, we are tied to each other. This is what all good musicians understand.
[ Each Family Good Musicians Other Tied Understand]
I think it took me a while to convince Nashville that what I do is genuine and my heart's in the right place, and I love country music.
[ Convince Country Genuine Heart Love Music Nashville Place Right Think Took While]
I've always loved music, very simply, as a vehicle to express myself and that hasn't changed.
[ Always Changed Express Hasn Loved Music Myself Simply Vehicle Very]
I don't think I'm really so unique. If every black person looked at their life they would quickly discover that they have been influenced by every type of music prevalent in America.
[ America Been Black Discover Every Influenced Life Looked Music Person Prevalent Quickly Really Their Think Type Unique Would]
There's a higher place that I have no illusions about reaching. There's a sophistication and aesthetic about composers who only write only for the music's sake.
[ Aesthetic Composers Higher Illusions Music Only Place Reaching Sake Sophistication Write]
I think it's important to really press on with the song writing and just go with it. There's no code, there's no craft... it's just let yourself shine through your music. If it's meant to be loved and heard, it'll happen.
[ Code Craft Go Happen Heard Important Just Loved Meant Music Press Really Shine Song Think Through Writing Your Yourself]
My music is homegrown from the garden of New Orleans. Music is everything to me short of breathing. Music also has a role to lift you up - not to be escapist but to take you out of misery.
[ Also Breathing Escapist Everything Garden Homegrown Lift Misery Music New Orleans Out Role Short Take Up]
I have a company in New York City producing music for commercials, for radio, TV, features, etc. That's how I've been making my living. And now the company is very successful - to the extent that I can afford to come out and play.
[ Afford Been City Come Commercials Company Etc Extent Features How Living Making Music New Now Out Play Producing Radio Successful Tv Very York]
As I had collaborated with visual artists before whether on installations, on performance pieces, in the context of theatre works and as I had taught for a time in art colleges the idea of writing music in response to painting was not alien.
[ Alien Art Artists Before Collaborated Colleges Context Had Idea Installations Music Painting Performance Pieces Response Taught Theatre Time Visual Whether Works Writing]
In theory, I'd like to work in a group. But the group I'd like to work in, all the musicians in them are long since dead.
[ Dead Group Long Musicians Since Them Theory Work]
It's hard for me to think of others because I'm not particularly in sympathy with the music of this century.
[ Because Century Hard Music Others Particularly Sympathy Think]
Mathematics is, as it were, a sensuous logic, and relates to philosophy as do the arts, music, and plastic art to poetry.
[ Art Arts Logic Mathematics Music Philosophy Plastic Poetry Relates Sensuous Were]
The British ballads became a new kind of form in their hand. And out of them came the blues, a new kind of song of commentary and satire, a song form which, after all, has become the main musical form of the whole human species.
[ After Ballads Became Become Blues British Came Commentary Form Hand Human Kind Main Musical New Out Satire Song Species Their Them Which Whole]
Music, when soft voices die Vibrates in the memory.
[ Die Memory Music Soft Voices]
I have always been a person who is concerned with the dignity of jazz music and the way jazz musicians have been treated and are treated, and the fact that the music has not been given the kind of due that it deserves.
[ Always Been Concerned Deserves Dignity Due Fact Given Jazz Kind Music Musicians Person Treated Way]
You're just sort of searching for this "thing" and sometimes you get it and sometimes you don't. All music is imperfect, but in jazz since you're improvising, at least the way I play, I'm trying to follow my train of thought in a solo.
[ Follow Get Imperfect Improvising Jazz Just Least Music Play Searching Since Solo Sometimes Sort Thing Thought Train Trying Way]
Composers today get a TV script on Friday and have to record on Tuesday. It's just dreadful to impose on gifted talent and expect decent music under these conditions.
[ Composers Conditions Decent Dreadful Expect Friday Get Gifted Impose Just Music Record Script Talent These Today Tuesday Tv Under]
Music is the effort we make to explain to ourselves how our brains work. We listen to Bach transfixed because this is listening to a human mind.
[ Bach Because Brains Effort Explain How Human Listen Listening Make Mind Music Our Ourselves Work]
Boy bands should be exploded from a great height. They're just pretty people singing music written by others.
[ Bands Boy Exploded Great Height Just Music Others Pretty Should Singing Written]
I've spent my life hearing people trying to apologize for music.
[ Apologize Hearing Life Music Spent Trying]
You should never rely on interviews with musicians as being factual. Most of them are mangled and even have made up stuff in them, that is to say, made up stuff by the writer or editor.
[ Being Editor Even Factual Interviews Made Most Musicians Never Rely Say Should Stuff Them Up Writer]
As a developing musician, skiffle became a platform for me to start playing music.
[ Became Developing Music Musician Platform Playing Skiffle Start]
The people who know nothing about music are the ones always talking about it.
[ Always Know Music Nothing Ones Talking]
But anyone who knows anything about the music industry knows it's not only about the music.
[ Anyone Anything Industry Knows Music Only]
I would like to do a science fiction film some day. Star Wars seems really to have destroyed the genre, which at one time offered great musical opportunities.
[ Day Destroyed Fiction Film Genre Great Musical Offered Opportunities Really Science Seems Some Star Time Wars Which Would]
Yes, but the great thing about all the people - and I don't think there is any exception - who I've worked with is they've all been very, very talented musicians.
[ Any Been Exception Great Musicians Talented Thing Think Very Worked Yes]
My dad was vehemently opposed to electric guitars. He did not look on that kind of music as legitimate in any way.
[ Any Dad Did Electric Guitars Kind Legitimate Look Music Opposed Vehemently Way]
I suppose I would still be a communicator, maybe a musician.
[ Communicator Maybe Musician Still Suppose Would]
I've always liked pop music. There was a bit of a misunderstanding with the avant-garde rock scene, because I think I was sort of swimming the wrong way, really.
[ Always Avant-Garde Avant-Garde Because Bit Liked Misunderstanding Music Pop Really Rock Scene Sort Swimming Think Way Wrong]
I cannot conceive of music that expresses absolutely nothing.
[ Absolutely Cannot Conceive Expresses Music Nothing]
That's Tommy, this great producer who comes in contact with people and must have a mental library of personnel who are great for this and great for that, and he brought this whole group of musicians to the project that I'd never worked with before.
[ Before Brought Comes Contact Great Group Library Mental Musicians Must Never Personnel Producer Project Tommy Whole Worked]
Soul music is pain - you can hear the slaves, the beatin' and the hurtin'.
[ Hear Music Pain Slaves Soul]
Lean your body forward slightly to support the guitar against your chest, for the poetry of the music should resound in your heart.
[ Against Body Chest Forward Guitar Heart Lean Music Poetry Should Slightly Support Your]
If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together. Music
[ Beautiful Black Make Music Must Notes Play Together Want White]
I think that most people who write about music just want to fill some paper. They're not really interested in getting to the heart of something. Otherwise, they wouldn't write what they write.
[ Fill Getting Heart Interested Just Most Music Otherwise Paper Really Some Something Think Want Write]
Had I not come out with an inspirational CD, you perhaps would have never known that I feel like I feel, that all songs, all the music I've ever done is a gift from God.
[ Cd Come Done Ever Feel Gift God Had Inspirational Known Music Never Out Perhaps Songs Would]
You know as I started as a shy young conductor, I always wanted to cooperate. To build up the musicians. To help them to be better than without a conductor. And sometimes young talented musicians have to be encouraged.
[ Always Better Build Conductor Cooperate Encouraged Help Know Musicians Shy Sometimes Started Talented Than Them Up Wanted Without Young]
I don't think they should regulate the music field. I don't see how they can regulate the arts.
[ Arts Field How Music Regulate See Should Think]
I would like to involve myself in some black music. I would like to do some blues and some gospel music. I want to try stuff from other genres and try to widen my musical base.
[ Base Black Blues Genres Gospel Involve Music Musical Myself Other Some Stuff Try Want Widen Would]
I was a teacher for a long time. I taught at a community college: voice, theory, humanities. And nowadays, music education is a dying thing. Funding is being cut more and more and more.
[ Being College Community Cut Dying Education Funding Humanities Long More Music Nowadays Taught Teacher Theory Thing Time Voice]
I don't generally find myself listening to the music of a film unless there's something awfully wrong with it.
[ Awfully Film Find Generally Listening Music Myself Something Unless Wrong]
I also loved musicals because I was a dancer.
[ Also Because Dancer Loved Musicals]
I love my own music.
[ Love Music Own]
Catholic liturgical music, it would seem, is everywhere but in the Catholic Church itself.
[ Catholic Church Everywhere Itself Music Seem Would]
You don't try to get influenced by everything that's going on with all the other music around you. You don't listen to the radio - I mean, I don't. When I get ready to do an album, I don't listen to anybody else; I don't wanna be influenced.
[ Album Anybody Around Else Everything Get Going Influenced Listen Mean Music Other Radio Ready Try Wanna]
The power of sound to put an audience in a certain psychological state is vastly undervalued. And the more you know about music and harmony, the more you can do with that.
[ Audience Certain Harmony Know More Music Power Psychological Put Sound State Undervalued Vastly]
I started playing piano with a little band in high school. I was terrible. I thought I had absolutely no talent. I couldn't keep time. I only got into McGill, which was a lousy music school, because they were taking American music students.
[ Absolutely American Band Because Got Had High Into Keep Little Lousy Mcgill Music Only Piano Playing School Started Students Taking Talent Terrible Thought Time Were Which]
I use the music to vent, and a lot of the stuff that I am writing about or was writing about contained a lot of anger and anxiety, stress and depression, so that's how the album came out so dark.
[ Album Am Anger Anxiety Came Contained Dark Depression How Lot Music Out Stress Stuff Use Vent Writing]
So I don't really have a clear plan, in terms of music, as to where I want to head in the future.
[ Clear Future Head Music Plan Really Terms Want Where]
Music has always gotten me through life, particularly honest, real music.
[ Always Gotten Honest Life Music Particularly Real Through]
A composer is a guy who goes around forcing his will on unsuspecting air molecules, often with the assistance of unsuspecting musicians.
[ Air Around Assistance Composer Forcing Goes Guy His Molecules Musicians Often Unsuspecting Will]
Oh yeah, it's great see music and to play music in small places. And it's really fun for me to play here because, you know, I played two feet from people all night. And after all those years, it's great to be able to talk to folks.
[ Able After Because Feet Folks Fun Great Here Know Music Night Oh Places Play Played Really See Small Talk Those Two Yeah Years]
The music is the shining path over which the poet travels to bring his song to the world.
[ Bring His Music Over Path Poet Shining Song Travels Which World]
I don't like to travel as much as I have in the past, but it's good for my soul to get to pick, especially with these good musicians and these guys that play so well.
[ Especially Get Good Guys Much Musicians Past Pick Play Soul These Travel Well]
When you are real in your music, people know it and they feel your authenticity.
[ Authenticity Feel Know Music Real Your]
People don't have fun making music all the time.
[ Fun Making Music Time]
I am perhaps the oldest musician in the world. I am an old man but in many senses a very young man. And this is what I want you to be, young, young all your life, and to say things to the world that are true.
[ Am Life Man Many Musician Old Oldest Perhaps Say Senses Things True Very Want World Young Your]
You should listen to a lot of different music.
[ Different Listen Lot Music Should]
A lot of people are going to hate me for saying this, but one of my least favorite kinds of music, or the kind of music that I feel I've so got out of my system, is musicals music.
[ Favorite Feel Going Got Hate Kind Kinds Least Lot Music Musicals Out Saying System]
The Beach Boys are not a superstar group. The music is the superstar of the group.
[ Beach Boys Group Music Superstar]
There is an integrity to INXS, in the music, that makes it worthwhile.
[ Integrity Makes Music Worthwhile]
The music we're playing now is based on my heritage, which is Russian, Romanian and Hungarian.
[ Based Heritage Hungarian Music Now Playing Russian Which]
It wasn't until I was about 17 or 18 years old that I got into music.
[ Got Into Music Old Until Years]
There is one thing that freezes a musician more than the deadliest physical cold, and that is the spiritual chill of an unresponsive audience!
[ Audience Chill Cold Deadliest Freezes More Musician Physical Spiritual Than Thing Unresponsive]
I started training for musicals since I was a boy.
[ Boy Musicals Since Started Training]
For electronica music, David Linton has been doing this series called Unity Gain, which is pretty cool.
[ Been Called Cool David Doing Electronica Gain Music Pretty Series Unity Which]
Personally, I think young musicians need to learn to play more than one style. Jazz can only enhance the classical side, and classical can only enhance the jazz. I started out playing classical, because you have to have that as a foundation.
[ Because Classical Enhance Foundation Jazz Learn More Musicians Need Only Out Personally Play Playing Side Started Style Than Think Young]
I've made more than 50 records with a wide range of music. I've often veered to check something out.
[ Check Made More Music Often Out Range Records Something Than Wide]
I've also become much more the musician I've always wanted to be.
[ Also Always Become More Much Musician Wanted]
I tend to not want to put labels or categories on the music, only because people come with preconceived ideas about what they're going to hear, or won't come for this reason.
[ Because Categories Come Going Hear Ideas Labels Music Only Preconceived Put Reason Tend Want Won]
We knew that we wanted to play heavy music but I hadn't gotten into melody and things like that.
[ Gotten Hadn Heavy Into Knew Melody Music Play Things Wanted]
Because it's dance music, you can't really have a lot of changing in there. It's really not for me because there's too much repetition. I like more diversity.
[ Because Changing Dance Diversity Lot More Much Music Really Repetition Too]
I've talked about sex a great deal in my music for a great while now. I feel very comfortable with it.
[ Comfortable Deal Feel Great Music Now Sex Talked Very While]
Music and songs are written at different periods of time, at different times in your life. They reflect the feelings you have and to be honest, I quite like having positive emotions.
[ Different Emotions Feelings Having Honest Life Music Periods Positive Quite Reflect Songs Time Times Written Your]
To put it in musician's terms, my chops are good.
[ Chops Good Musician Put Terms]
A song without music is a lot like H2 without the O.
[ Lot Music Song Without]
A lot of musicians aren't proud; they'll do other work, just to be able to play music. I guess that's the way it's always going to be - musicians will have to suffer to a certain degree in order to obtain their outlet.
[ Able Always Certain Degree Going Guess Just Lot Music Musicians Obtain Order Other Outlet Play Proud Suffer Their Way Will Work]
Music is for people. The word 'pop' is simply short for popular. It means that people like it. I'm just a normal jerk who happens to make music. As long as my brain and fingers work, I'm cool.
[ Brain Cool Fingers Happens Jerk Just Long Make Means Music Normal Pop Popular Short Simply Word Work]
I hate most of what constitutes rock music, which is basically middle-aged crap.
[ Basically Constitutes Crap Hate Middle-Aged Most Music Rock Which]
A musician has to find a way to make his music mean something special - spiritually or however you can.
[ Find His However Make Mean Music Musician Something Special Spiritually Way]
Music is the melody whose text is the world.
[ Melody Music Text Whose World]
Napster is essentially using the music to make money for themselves and that's the part that's both morally and legally wrong. That I think is more relevant than whether or not I'm losing money.
[ Both Essentially Legally Losing Make Money Morally More Music Napster Part Relevant Than Themselves Think Using Whether Wrong]
Usually, when I do a soundtrack, the music from the movie doesn't have anything to do with me personally. It's music to enhance to the film. My own stuff is more introspective and about what's on going in my head.
[ Anything Enhance Film Going Head Introspective More Movie Music Own Personally Soundtrack Stuff Usually]
Next to the Word of God, the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world.
[ Art God Greatest Music Next Noble Treasure Word World]
And the input that we always got from Deadheads, at the moment of making the music, was always a factor.
[ Always Factor Got Input Making Moment Music]
I don't use composers. I research music the way I research the photographs or the facts in my scripts.
[ Composers Facts Music Photographs Research Scripts Use Way]
That's what I was trying to say when we were talking about sound. I think that every person, whether they play music or don't play music, has a sound - their own sound, that thing that you're talking about.
[ Every Music Own Person Play Say Sound Talking Their Thing Think Trying Were Whether]
The more a race is governed by its passions, the less it has acquired the habit of cautious and reasoned argument, the more intense will be its love of music.
[ Acquired Argument Cautious Governed Habit Intense Less Love More Music Passions Race Reasoned Will]
Black music has become a commercial commodity. Live performances are not so accessible as they were previously. It use to be possible to go to the bar on the corner and hear music. It was available for a fifteen cent beer.
[ Accessible Available Bar Become Beer Black Cent Commercial Commodity Corner Fifteen Go Hear Live Music Performances Possible Previously Use Were]
Music - opera particularly - is a process which is endurable or successful only if it is achieved by people who love to collaborate.
[ Achieved Collaborate Endurable Love Music Only Opera Particularly Process Successful Which]
The only stuff I don't like are Broadway musicals. I hate them. I don't even like to talk about it. I can't bear musicals.
[ Bear Broadway Even Hate Musicals Only Stuff Talk Them]
Applause should be an emotional response to the music, rather than a regulated social duty.
[ Applause Duty Emotional Music Rather Regulated Response Should Social Than]
Without a sense of place the work is often reduced to a cry of voices in empty rooms, a literature of the self, at its best poetic music; at its worst a thin gruel of the ego.
[ Best Cry Ego Empty Literature Music Often Place Poetic Reduced Rooms Self Sense Thin Voices Without Work Worst]
I've messed myself up more playing music than when I played football.
[ Football Messed More Music Myself Played Playing Than Up]
I do a lot of performing, but don't get a chance to go to the studio and write good music.
[ Chance Get Go Good Lot Music Performing Studio Write]
I use computers for email, staying current with my own website as well as finding important information through other websites. I also use it for creating MP3 files of new music I'm working on.
[ Also Computers Creating Current Email Files Finding Important Information Mp3 Music New Other Own Staying Through Use Website Websites Well Working]
When I do the music, I make the musicians listen to what's happening in the film. That way they treat the dialogue as if it was a singer.
[ Dialogue Film Happening Listen Make Music Musicians Singer Treat Way]
San Francisco has always been my favorite booing city. I don't mean the people boo louder or longer, but there is a very special intimacy. When they boo you, you know they mean you. Music, that's what it is to me. One time in Kezar Stadium they gave me a standing boo.
[ Always Been Boo Booing City Favorite Francisco Gave Intimacy Know Longer Louder Mean Music San Special Stadium Standing Time Very]
When a singer truly feels and experiences what the music is all about, the words will automatically ring true.
[ Automatically Experiences Feels Music Ring Singer True Truly Will Words]
Music remains the most strange of the materials because we don't understand what happens when music moves you.
[ Because Happens Materials Most Moves Music Remains Strange Understand]
I don't know what else I would have done, because I love music too much.
[ Because Done Else Know Love Much Music Too Would]
My father, a mining engineer and colliery manager, gave his brood many advantages not least of which, for me, was his love of singing which gave music a central place in our lives.
[ Advantages Brood Central Engineer Father Gave His Least Lives Love Manager Many Mining Music Our Place Singing Which]
My upbringing made me think that real legitimate music is written, not heard.
[ Heard Legitimate Made Music Real Think Upbringing Written]
It was 100 percent music. There was no ego involved, no attitudes, no black and white, it was pure music.
[ Attitudes Black Ego Involved Music Percent Pure White]
Music is your own experience, your own thoughts, your wisdom. If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn. They teach you there's a boundary line to music. But, man, there's no boundary line to art.
[ Art Boundary Come Experience Horn Line Live Man Music Out Own Teach Thoughts Wisdom Won Your]
Poetry teaches us music, metaphor, condensation and specificity.
[ Metaphor Music Poetry Specificity Teaches Us]
There is no telling what is going to happen in the music business in the next few years, hours, minutes, seconds. Giving artists the chance to produce and distribute their own material is great, very empowering. The technological changes that are happening so rapidly now, amongst all the opinions, are in truth, only two things, inevitable and unstoppable.
[ Amongst Artists Business Chance Changes Distribute Empowering Few Giving Going Great Happen Happening Hours Inevitable Material Minutes Music Next Now Only Opinions Own Produce Rapidly Seconds Technological Telling Their Thing]
I firmly disbelieve that one has to be a tortured soul to write good music.
[ Disbelieve Firmly Good Music Soul Tortured Write]
In so many musicals today, the story is moved forward by a song. I don't think we're gonna try to do that.
[ Forward Gonna Many Moved Musicals Song Story Think Today Try]
I think one of the great moments of my life was when I could write musician on my passport.
[ Could Great Life Moments Musician Passport Think Write]
I completely love playing and designing games and always will. I am so into games that I listen to game music all day. That may sound strange, but you can guarantee I'm a hardcore gamer and would never let you down by designing a crappy title.
[ Always Am Completely Crappy Day Designing Down Game Gamer Games Guarantee Hardcore Into Listen Love May Music Never Playing Sound Strange Title Will Would]
I think that one of Elvis' charms was that he could sing almost any kind of music. I am sure that in his heart, which I don't know what was there, but just from his singing I could feel that he was very partial to gospel music.
[ Almost Am Any Charms Could Elvis Feel Gospel Heart His Just Kind Know Music Partial Sing Singing Sure Think Very Which]
I try to put myself into unusual and difficult situations as often as I can in order to capture the element of struggle in the music.
[ Capture Difficult Element Into Music Myself Often Order Put Situations Struggle Try Unusual]
I look in music magazines now and see things on Luther Allison, and my name's getting out there more, thanks to all the good people at Alligator Records and at my management company.
[ Alligator Allison Company Getting Good Look Luther Magazines Management More Music Name Now Out Records See Thanks Things]
I think most musicians do like to have a laugh.
[ Laugh Most Musicians Think]
If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere music. Music
[ Being Deep Enough Everywhere Heart Look Music Nature See Will]
I think it's like music for the sake of music, and a lot of the words stem from liking music a lot, wanting to be a good band and having a good sense of humour, and living in a situation where we're free to pretty much do what we want.
[ Band Free Good Having Humour Liking Living Lot Much Music Pretty Sake Sense Situation Stem Think Want Wanting Where Words]
Rock stardom and all that stuff like that was never like my main M.O., my main M.O. is musical growth, and if I become a rock star in the process, great!
[ Become Great Growth Main Musical Never Process Rock Star Stardom Stuff]
To keep creating something with this type of music, you have to take it out of the box.
[ Box Creating Keep Music Out Something Take Type]
The Internet is both great and terrible. As a source of information, a tool for delivering music and art, it's great. But spamming ads and piracy of music is terrible. It's stealing.
[ Ads Art Both Delivering Great Information Internet Music Piracy Source Stealing Terrible Tool]
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to. Music
[ Anything Know Line Music]
It's about giving the people what they want. So many people have told me that they've made love to my records so what I've delivered this time is an album about sex. Pretty much every song has that theme. Straight no chasers, it's booty music!
[ Album Booty Delivered Every Giving Love Made Many Much Music Pretty Records Sex Song Straight Theme Time Told Want]
I used to be with a publishing house called Roosevelt Music. A gentleman there told me he had seen Peggy Lee perform Fever in Las Vegas and I found out later she wanted to record it.
[ Called Fever Found Gentleman Had House Las Later Lee Music Out Peggy Perform Publishing Record Roosevelt Seen She Told Used Vegas Wanted]
Many musicians will say they don't care about the money yet they must commit themselves to appear at given times and places, and to produce what sells, whether they believe in it or not. It depends on contracts.
[ Appear Believe Care Commit Contracts Depends Given Many Money Musicians Must Places Produce Say Sells Themselves Times Whether Will Yet]
I like all music. Well, I don't like music that was created to make money. I don't really like bands that don't write their own music.
[ Bands Created Make Money Music Own Really Their Well Write]
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.
[ Album Being Emotion Even Feel Great Hope Instrumental Makes Melodies Musical Purely Religious Statement Without Words]
It was an amazing adventure, it was my dream to be in an American musical... I really hope you are going to love what you are going to see.
[ Adventure Amazing American Dream Going Hope Love Musical Really See]
Our idea is simply to play the songs and to emphasize our musicianship.
[ Emphasize Idea Musicianship Our Play Simply Songs]
Country music is the people's music. It just speaks about real life and about truth and it tells things how they really are.
[ Country How Just Life Music Real Really Speaks Tells Things Truth]
Now I listen to all kinds of music except rap, which all sounds the same to me.
[ Except Kinds Listen Music Now Rap Same Sounds Which]
I think PSP is going to be the most successful handheld entertainment device ever. What it will do in terms of the versatility, obviously you can download music to it, and you'll be able to enjoy all your great tunes on it.
[ Able Device Download Enjoy Entertainment Ever Going Great Handheld Most Music Obviously Psp Successful Terms Think Tunes Versatility Will Your]
When I lived in New York, not only did I have safety locks on the door but I had the music going, keeping the city at a distance, trying to find creative time and peace and so forth.
[ City Creative Did Distance Door Find Forth Going Had Keeping Lived Locks Music New Only Peace Safety Time Trying York]
After that I won a prize, I was with a group of ancient music of Spain that they helped me a lot with a grant, you see, during three years. And so I made my debut in 1944 and I found myself helping my family, it was a very poor family.
[ After Ancient Debut During Family Found Grant Group Helped Helping Lot Made Music Myself Poor Prize See Spain Three Very Won Years]
I saw music as a way to entertain people and take them away from their daily lives and put smiles on their faces, as opposed to what I see it being now, which is a way for me to actually communicate, and a way for me to tap into my subconscious.
[ Actually Away Being Communicate Daily Entertain Faces Into Lives Music Now Opposed Put Saw See Smiles Subconscious Take Tap Their Them Way Which]
The only love affair I have ever had was with music.
[ Affair Ever Had Love Music Only]
I am pretty detached from the local music crowd though.
[ Am Crowd Detached Local Music Pretty Though]
Most people are satisfied with the junk food being sold as music.
[ Being Food Junk Most Music Satisfied Sold]
For music, unlike a $500 software program, people are paying a buck or two a song, and it's those dollars and pennies that have to add up to pay for not just the cost of that song, but the investment in the next song.
[ Add Buck Cost Dollars Investment Just Music Next Pay Paying Pennies Program Software Song Those Two Unlike Up]
I mean as long as I have been doing music I know I am only 30% of what I could be and want to be.
[ Am Been Could Doing Know Long Mean Music Only Want]
I mean, the way I see it is, every penny I've ever made through music is free money.
[ Ever Every Free Made Mean Money Music Penny See Through Way]
Everywhere in the world, music enhances a hall, with one exception: Carnegie Hall enhances the music. Music
[ Carnegie Enhances Everywhere Exception Hall Music World]
God tells me how the music should sound, but you stand in the way.
[ God How Music Should Sound Stand Tells Way]
Nothing is more singular about this generation than its addiction to music.
[ Addiction Generation More Music Nothing Singular Than]
For us there's U2 music, and then there's everything else.
[ Else Everything Music Then U2 Us]
Let's keep the music with us. We'll always have it.
[ Always Keep Music Us]
When I saw the movie, I said, I wish I had heard the music. I would have ridden the horse differently.
[ Differently Had Heard Horse Movie Music Ridden Said Saw Wish Would]
People say my music is English. I don't know what it is. Maybe it's not me writing English music, but that English music is becoming more like me.
[ Becoming English Know Maybe More Music Say Writing]
There's nothing to compare to live music, there just isn't anything.
[ Anything Compare Just Live Music Nothing]
We all have different musical instincts, and I think they're precious and should be respected.
[ Different Instincts Musical Precious Respected Should Think]
Music can be transformative, utterly transformative. The act of music is utterly transformative.
[ Act Music Transformative Utterly]
Despite all the technical improvements, it still boils down to a man or a woman and a microphone, playing music, sharing stories, talking about issues - communicating with an audience.
[ Audience Boils Communicating Despite Down Improvements Issues Man Microphone Music Playing Sharing Still Stories Talking Technical Woman]
We play melodic music, we play songs, we play all kinds of things and when you improvise you don't just shut out different languages, you use all the languages that you have.
[ Different Improvise Just Kinds Languages Melodic Music Out Play Shut Songs Things Use]
Personally, I just think rap music is the best thing out there, period. If you look at my deck in my car radio, you're always going to find a hip-hop tape; that's all I buy, that's all I live, that's all I listen to, that's all I love.
[ Always Best Buy Car Deck Find Going Hip-Hop Just Listen Live Look Love Music Out Period Personally Radio Rap Tape Thing Think]
Right now, it hasn't affected my music other than the fact that I don't have time to write any of it. That's no different from when I first started and I lived at home. I would play the guitar in the afternoon and then my mom or my dad would come home and I'd have to quit.
[ Affected Afternoon Any Come Dad Different Fact First Guitar Hasn Home Lived Mom Music Now Other Play Quit Right Started Than Then Time Would Write]
But an innovation, to grow organically from within, has to be based on an intact tradition, so our idea is to bring together musicians who represent all these traditions, in workshops, festivals, and concerts, to see how we can connect with each other in music.
[ Based Bring Concerts Connect Each Festivals Grow How Idea Innovation Intact Music Musicians Organically Other Our Represent See These Together Tradition Traditions Within Workshops]
Music is a form of prayer.
[ Form Music Prayer]
Learning to read music in Braille and play by ear helped me develop a damn good memory.
[ Braille Damn Develop Ear Good Helped Learning Memory Music Play Read]
Maybe you're going to a concert thinking you're not going to hear anything but music. But you may walk away from there with an answer to a problem that you're carrying around with you that you didn't think you were going to hear about.
[ Answer Anything Around Away Carrying Concert Going Hear May Maybe Music Problem Think Thinking Walk Were]
Reading music is like listening to flowers. I don't understand the concept.
[ Concept Flowers Listening Music Reading Understand]
I am quite certain in my heart of hearts that modern music and modern art is not a conspiracy, but is a form of truth and integrity for those who practise it honestly, decently and with all their being.
[ Am Art Being Certain Conspiracy Decently Form Heart Hearts Honestly Integrity Modern Music Practise Quite Their Those Truth]
Art, after all, is traditionally displayed against vacancies: paintings on dun walls, sculptures in empty spaces, music in quiet halls.
[ After Against Art Displayed Empty Halls Music Paintings Quiet Sculptures Spaces Traditionally Walls]
Brazilian music has many of the ingredients that I strive for in my own music: Strong melodies and a disciplined but intense rhythmic concept, and interesting harmonies.
[ Brazilian Concept Disciplined Harmonies Ingredients Intense Interesting Many Melodies Music Own Rhythmic Strive Strong]
Music my rampart, and my only one.
[ Music Only Rampart]
Sometimes Queens' music is dark, but somehow it's ok to deliver it with a smile on your face because thing's are still going to kick in.
[ Because Dark Deliver Face Going Kick Music Ok Queens Smile Somehow Sometimes Still Thing Your]
Punk is not just the sound, the music. Punk is a lifestyle.
[ Just Lifestyle Music Punk Sound]
I am interested in the study of music and the discipline of music and the experience of music and music as a esoteric mechanism to continue my real intentions.
[ Am Continue Discipline Esoteric Experience Intentions Interested Mechanism Music Real Study]
I never had many problems to do my music and to give it to a record company. Rarely do they try to argue with me about my music, probably because it's still too far-out.
[ Argue Because Company Give Had Many Music Never Probably Problems Rarely Record Still Too Try]
The art music of the West has developed through out its history by means of individual geniuses, and out of the soil supporting them; non-Western musicians were born, and grew like the grasses of the field.
[ Art Born Developed Field Geniuses Grasses Grew History Individual Means Music Musicians Out Soil Supporting Them Through Were West]
There's a certain groove you pick that makes the music flow, and when you have it it's in your pocket. It's the feeling behind the rhythm... to me, the hardest thing to strive for is that feeling, behind the groove.
[ Behind Certain Feeling Flow Groove Hardest Makes Music Pick Pocket Rhythm Strive Thing Your]
I not only wanted to showcase lyrical skills but also continue to drop knowledge on the hiphop community. I'm looking to elevate through my music, and through my music I educate.
[ Also Community Continue Drop Educate Elevate Hiphop Knowledge Looking Lyrical Music Only Showcase Skills Through Wanted]
No, in 1968 I still wanted to be a Pop Star, and be about the music. Now, I want to be just about the music.
[ Just Music Now Pop Star Still Want Wanted]
In the 1970s, for all the Stevie Wonders, I'm sure there were five artists that were making forgettable music.
[ Artists Five Making Music Stevie Sure Were Wonders]
I've studied various schools of thought... I acknowledge that some Muslims consider music prohibited, but I've found a lot of evidence from the life of the Prophet to show that he allowed certainly, but even encouraged, music at certain times.
[ Acknowledge Allowed Certain Certainly Consider Encouraged Even Evidence Found Life Lot Music Muslims Prohibited Prophet Schools Show Some Studied Thought Times Various]
Playing music is not really susceptible to theory much. Circumstances affect it so much.
[ Affect Circumstances Much Music Playing Really Susceptible Theory]
I'm glad you asked that question, because of any musical situation I've been in, the communication feels great here with Russell. He really pays close attention to what I'm doing because he cares.
[ Any Asked Attention Because Been Cares Close Communication Doing Feels Glad Great Here Musical Pays Question Really Russell Situation]
Music is still above all else the thing that does it for me.
[ Above Does Else Music Still Thing]
I don't listen to my own music at home.
[ Home Listen Music Own]
Well I had a musical background, but I still didn't know a lot about drums at the time.
[ Background Drums Had Know Lot Musical Still Time Well]
I need drama in my life to keep making music.
[ Drama Keep Life Making Music Need]
Through literacy you can begin to see the universe. Through music you can reach anybody. Between the two there is you, unstoppable.
[ Anybody Begin Between Literacy Music Reach See Through Two Universe Unstoppable]
I've never got on with the British press because they've always given me such a hard time. Once they build a band up they just want to do people down. They shouldn't concentrate on the colour of someone's shirt they should listen to the music.
[ Always Band Because British Build Colour Concentrate Down Given Got Hard Just Listen Music Never Once Press Shirt Should Someone Such Time Up Want]
Dates and periods are of interest only to the student of musical history.
[ Dates History Interest Musical Only Periods Student]
I would like to think that Ben and myself have begun a partnership that will take us into different areas of music that we can continue to write, enjoy and keep me involved with music other then what I do with RUSH.
[ Areas Begun Ben Continue Different Enjoy Into Involved Keep Music Myself Other Partnership Rush Take Then Think Us Will Would Write]
I wrote music as soon as I knew notation.
[ Knew Music Notation Soon Wrote]
All music is folk music. I ain't never heard a horse sing a song.
[ Folk Heard Horse Music Never Sing Song]
I think Behind the Music is good for people like Leif Garrett and Motley Crue.
[ Behind Crue Good Motley Music Think]
It's like that scene from The Player when they talk about merging Star Wars and Kramer vs. Kramer, or whatever. You could do that with music and it would just be awful.
[ Awful Could Just Kramer Merging Music Player Scene Star Talk Wars Whatever Would]
In Evita I wasn't really hugely involved with it. I gave a little bit of help but they needed a bit of technical help on the movie and so some of my music people went in at the end of the movie and helped out with it.
[ Bit End Gave Help Helped Hugely Involved Little Movie Music Needed Out Really Some Technical Went]
If you are making music for other people, you will have to be aware of how people relate to it.
[ Aware How Making Music Other Relate Will]
Miles Davis was a master. In every phase of his career, he understood that this music was a tribute to the African muse.
[ African Career Davis Every His Master Miles Muse Music Phase Tribute Understood]
These seem to me so ambiguous, so vague, so easily misunderstood in comparison to genuine music, which fills the soul with a thousand things better than words.
[ Ambiguous Better Comparison Easily Fills Genuine Misunderstood Music Seem Soul Than These Things Thousand Vague Which Words]
But I'm not adverse to the idea of Torch Song as a musical. It would just be different. Because the play will always be there exactly as it was, and in a musical you could tell a lot of the story through songs.
[ Adverse Always Because Could Different Exactly Idea Just Lot Musical Play Song Songs Story Tell Through Torch Will Would]
When I don't know what the music is going to be for a scene, I imagine some sort of orchestration going on and damned if they don't usually come up with a similar kind of thing.
[ Come Damned Going Imagine Kind Know Music Orchestration Scene Similar Some Sort Thing Up Usually]
The first music I was exposed to was Stravinsky and I loved it but I don't remember it.
[ Exposed First Loved Music Remember Stravinsky]
We're just beginning to learn the importance of music in our society.
[ Beginning Importance Just Learn Music Our Society]
I worked hard all my life as far as this music business. I dreamed of the day when I could go to New York and feel comfortable and they could come out here and be comfortable.
[ Business Come Comfortable Could Day Dreamed Far Feel Go Hard Here Life Music New Out Worked York]
Imitation is being rewarded. They're learning that if you fit right in the mold, you get rewarded. Music is no longer a form of expression - it's a means to a lifestyle.
[ Being Expression Fit Form Get Imitation Learning Lifestyle Longer Means Mold Music Rewarded Right]
But I really love music, and having a creative outlet is really the best thing you can do for yourself.
[ Best Creative Having Love Music Outlet Really Thing Yourself]
Then came the choreography... the impact of music and choreography tends to really emphasize an overall feeling of what you really want out of the program.
[ Came Choreography Emphasize Feeling Impact Music Out Overall Program Really Tends Then Want]
Madonna is a pro. I don't like her and have no respect for her but- I don't think she should be called a musician or a dancer or whatever you know, but I do have, well I do have respect for her ability to completely manipulate the media and have them work for her.
[ Ability Called Completely Dancer Her Know Madonna Manipulate Media Musician Pro Respect She Should Them Think Well Whatever Work]
This music has been around since before the beard on Moses. I happed to do it very well and I happen to have a lot of groovy songs that I know people are going to dig. I know more about it than you do.
[ Around Beard Been Before Dig Going Groovy Happen Know Lot More Moses Music Since Songs Than Very Well]
It's so wonderful... if your whole day is rotten, once they start the music, it seems to melt away.
[ Away Day Melt Music Once Rotten Seems Start Whole Wonderful Your]
Because I gave myself - I left school after the second semester of my junior year to pursue a career in music. and I gave myself five years to make it and I made it in three.
[ After Because Career Five Gave Junior Left Made Make Music Myself Pursue School Second Semester Three Year Years]
My parents did not have any interest in music.
[ Any Did Interest Music Parents]
Because essentially Schoenberg was an extremely gifted man. And in spite of many of his theories and so on, when he really began to write music, he still was guided very much by his internal hearing, by what we call your internal ear.
[ Because Began Call Ear Essentially Extremely Gifted Guided Hearing His Internal Man Many Much Music Really Spite Still Theories Very Write Your]
I have my ideas, I have my music and I also just enjoy showing off, so that's a big part of it. Also, I like to get up onstage and behave insanely or express myself physically, and the band can get pretty silly.
[ Also Band Behave Big Enjoy Express Get Ideas Insanely Just Music Myself Off Onstage Part Physically Pretty Showing Silly Up]
I believe that music is connected by human passions and curiosities rather than by marketing strategies.
[ Believe Connected Curiosities Human Marketing Music Passions Rather Strategies Than]
Sometimes my boyfriend would write the lyrics and I would write the melody, and other times I would start from scratch. Or sometimes I would take a local poem and put that to music.
[ Boyfriend Local Lyrics Melody Music Other Poem Put Scratch Sometimes Start Take Times Would Write]
Now, music almost feels naked in my mind.
[ Almost Feels Mind Music Naked Now]
I was the lead in two musicals, and I took dance classes.
[ Classes Dance Lead Musicals Took Two]
I've made a life and career as a professional musician.
[ Career Life Made Musician Professional]
I've made this decision not to talk to the press about anything that's gone on in my life, but just to write music about it. They can interpret it themselves.
[ Anything Decision Gone Interpret Just Life Made Music Press Talk Themselves Write]
Situation comedies are old-fashioned - they stick to formulas. I resent their music which is old fashioned. I resent the use of a laugh track.
[ Comedies Fashioned Formulas Laugh Music Old Old-Fashioned Resent Situation Stick Their Track Use Which]
I just finished a novel, and I'm back kind of noodling on the screenplays. Screenplays are tough. I am making music, I'm just not sure what kind of music it is or where it's going.
[ Am Back Finished Going Just Kind Making Music Novel Screenplays Sure Tough Where]
Unfortunately, the young generation, who I believe have their own place in the sun like I had mine; but I wish it was possible there were other ways to have them understand this music was here before they came, and the reason that it was here.
[ Before Believe Came Generation Had Here Mine Music Other Own Place Possible Reason Sun Their Them Understand Unfortunately Ways Were Wish Young]
When I have sat at home with this God-given talent for music for a long time, somebody approaches me out of the blue and asks me to play for them. It's almost as though there's a force somewhere which is saying 'no sittin' around, out you go!
[ Almost Approaches Around Asks Blue Force Go God-Given Home Long Music Out Play Sat Saying Sittin Somebody Somewhere Talent Them Though Time Which]
At home, we don't listen to our music-we listen to other people's music. It keeps you attached to the show business world.
[ Attached Business Home Keeps Listen Music Other Our Show World]
But music raises a lot of issues. Music is something that matters to people a lot, and they put a lot of passion into it. And I think when you have an area like that, you're gonna find a lot of issues coming up.
[ Area Coming Find Gonna Into Issues Lot Matters Music Passion Put Raises Something Think Up]
Mike Patton is a genius... It is definitely the hardest music I've ever played.
[ Definitely Ever Genius Hardest Mike Music Patton Played]
When I got old enough to go to night clubs to hear that music at the age of 15.
[ Age Clubs Enough Go Got Hear Music Night Old]
You can never rely on musicians. I quit high school at one point to make a go of it with this band and we kept breaking up. So I went back to school.
[ Back Band Breaking Go High Kept Make Musicians Never Point Quit Rely School Up Went]
I love many kinds of music: world music, jazz, classical, pop.
[ Classical Jazz Kinds Love Many Music Pop World]
In 'thinking up' music I usually have some kind of a brass band with wings on it in back of my mind.
[ Back Band Brass Kind Mind Music Some Thinking Up Usually Wings]
The moment at which music reveals its true nature is contained in the ancient exercise of the theme with variations. The complete mystery of music is explained right there.
[ Ancient Complete Contained Exercise Explained Moment Music Mystery Nature Reveals Right Theme True Variations Which]
When you are studying jazz, the best thing to do is listen to records or listen to live music. It isn't as though you go to a teacher. You just listen as much as you can and absorb everything.
[ Absorb Best Everything Go Jazz Just Listen Live Much Music Records Studying Teacher Thing Though]
I thought we were gonna open up the world of poetry and music to all kinds of things, and yet, I can't really think of anyone who's done anything like it since.
[ Anyone Anything Done Gonna Kinds Music Open Poetry Really Since Things Think Thought Up Were World Yet]
In music one must think with the heart and feel with the brain.
[ Brain Feel Heart Music Must Think]
And I think musicians can better run this state than politicians. And, hell, beauticians can better run the state than politicians.
[ Better Hell Musicians Politicians Run State Than Think]
The BBC were not playing the music that was happening on the street so we did an independent production because we knew we had an audience. Then we licensed the album to EMI.
[ Album Audience Bbc Because Did Had Happening Independent Knew Licensed Music Playing Production Street Then Were]
It takes a real soldier to stay in the music industry and live off the things that have been put before me and be able to survive all this time because it has not been easy.
[ Able Because Been Before Easy Industry Live Music Off Put Real Soldier Stay Survive Takes Things Time]
And why is our music called world music? I think people are being polite. What they want to say is that it's third world music. Like they use to call us under developed countries, now it has changed to developing countries, it's much more polite.
[ Being Call Called Changed Countries Developed Developing More Much Music Now Our Polite Say Think Third Under Us Use Want Why World]
Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries. Nature
[ Art Boundaries Common Language Love Music Nature Political Social Transcend]
Actually when I gave out the script, I gave it with a CD of all the music I wanted to put in the movie, and again, we never thought we'd get all that music.
[ Actually Again Cd Gave Get Movie Music Never Out Put Script Thought Wanted]
I would like to do some musicals.
[ Musicals Some Would]
I think things can have more than one meaning and still connect with people. There's a lot of meaning to the title 'Music For People' and they're all true and they're all accurate.
[ Accurate Connect Lot Meaning More Music Still Than Things Think Title True]
In his day, the audience was well aware of the music, of the classical beat.
[ Audience Aware Beat Classical Day His Music Well]
First of all I listen to music. I like music.
[ First Listen Music]
What I am looking for... is an immobile movement, something which would be the equivalent of what is called the eloquence of silence, or what St. John of the Cross, I think it was, described with the term 'mute music'.
[ Am Called Cross Described Eloquence Equivalent Immobile John Looking Movement Music Mute Silence Something St Term Think Which Would]
So I didn't have anything to do with picking the songs, but I got to musically take them in places I thought might be interesting, so it was a real neat collaboration among the three of us.
[ Among Anything Collaboration Got Interesting Might Musically Neat Picking Places Real Songs Take Them Thought Three Us]
When I look at great works of art or listen to inspired music, I sense intimate portraits of the specific times in which they were created.
[ Art Created Great Inspired Intimate Listen Look Music Portraits Sense Specific Times Were Which Works]
However, very recently I have come to an understanding that complex music is not necessarily pleasant.
[ Come Complex However Music Necessarily Pleasant Recently Understanding Very]
There was always a lot of American music in England until, obviously when the Beatles came around, then there was a shift towards English music, but before then American music was the main thing.
[ Always American Around Beatles Before Came England English Lot Main Music Obviously Shift Then Thing Towards Until]
I write music people enjoy playing and listening to, and I have a group that loves playing the music.
[ Enjoy Group Listening Loves Music Playing Write]
It's taken folk a while to come around, hasn't it? Even the boys in the band weren't too sure about the whole art thing. They just wanted me to concentrate on the music. But they respect it now.
[ Around Art Band Boys Come Concentrate Even Folk Hasn Just Music Now Respect Sure Taken Thing Too Wanted Weren While Whole]
Personally, I can't see how anyone can produce any beautiful music out of being angry.
[ Angry Any Anyone Beautiful Being How Music Out Personally Produce See]
I never walked the streets of New York hoping to be a musical comedy star. For one thing, they would have thought I was too tall, because l was five feet eight and a half, and they were all little bitty things running around in the studio at that time.
[ Around Because Comedy Eight Feet Five Half Hoping Little Musical Never New Running Star Streets Studio Tall Thing Things Thought Time Too Walked Were Would York]
Buddy Rich was one of the most incredible technicians in the world, on this planet, but the only people he could really impress, who knew what he was doing was another musician or another drummer.
[ Another Buddy Could Doing Drummer Impress Incredible Knew Most Musician Only Planet Really Rich Technicians World]
I love to sing! To be in a movie with musical number is the coolest thing ever!
[ Coolest Ever Love Movie Musical Number Sing Thing]
We are cutting things kids like-music, art, and gym classes; stuff that kept me in school. This country can't survive without you kids. It's all about you kids.
[ Art Classes Country Cutting Gym Kept Kids School Stuff Survive Things Without]
The biggest problem with American music right now, is that kids don't listen. They come by it honestly, Americans don't listen anyway. When people go to concerts, they say I'm going to see... not, I'm going to hear.
[ American Americans Anyway Biggest Come Concerts Go Going Hear Honestly Kids Listen Music Now Problem Right Say See]
Mozart's music is like an X-ray of your soul - it shows what is there, and what isn't.
[ Mozart Music Shows Soul X-Ray Your]
I make the kind of music I like.
[ Kind Make Music]
Like most musicians, I'm good at becoming immersed in the music that I am currently working on. We seldom lift up our heads to contemplate even the music we will be doing in the future, let alone what we've done in the past.
[ Alone Am Becoming Contemplate Currently Doing Done Even Future Good Heads Immersed Lift Most Music Musicians Our Past Seldom Up Will Working]
I don't think you need a record deal to write songs. You don't need any other reason than you want to do it. It's a far cry from why some people do music today. They make it to order, which is pretty horrible.
[ Any Cry Deal Far Horrible Make Music Need Order Other Pretty Reason Record Some Songs Than Think Today Want Which Why Write]
I'm an artist, and I go in the studio and make my music. And then I'll give it to my dad and he does what he does. And he does, you know, the press, and figuring out shows and whatnot. When it comes to my artistic freedom, he doesn't, like, step on my toes or anything.
[ Anything Artist Artistic Comes Dad Does Figuring Freedom Give Go Know Make Music Out Press Shows Step Studio Then Toes Whatnot]
Jim, as just a spoken poet, was not that good. He needed the music behind him. He felt a security and a sense of abandon when the music existed around him.
[ Abandon Around Behind Existed Felt Good Him Jim Just Music Needed Poet Security Sense Spoken]
The ideal situation would be to bypass all of the drama and mayhem and just get the music right to the people. I'm confident that we'll eventually figure it out.
[ Bypass Confident Drama Eventually Figure Get Ideal Just Mayhem Music Out Right Situation Would]
Music is one of those things that make us feel a little less alone in the world.
[ Alone Feel Less Little Make Music Things Those Us World]
The stores and the things like that, the business side of things came out at the point when, I'd say probably in the early '70s, it looked like the year of the singer-songwriter was over, 'cause music changed in our time and the spotlight was out.
[ Business Came Cause Changed Early Looked Music Our Out Over Point Probably Say Side Singer-Songwriter Spotlight Stores Things Time Year]
Music can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable.
[ Communicate Music Name Unknowable]
The value of music is to be able to play one note at the right time in the right way.
[ Able Music Note Play Right Time Value Way]
It is so important for people at a young age to be invited to embrace classical music and opera.
[ Age Classical Embrace Important Invited Music Opera Young]
He has a method that likens the musician to an athlete, so I do physical exercises designed to keep a musician in shape in order to perform the function, which is to play music.
[ Athlete Designed Exercises Function Keep Method Music Musician Order Perform Physical Play Shape Which]
The musicians I respected were much older than me. I expected them to cut my head, and they did.
[ Cut Did Expected Head Much Musicians Older Respected Than Them Were]
The magic of playing has to do with how much everyone wants it to succeed. If you have five players in a situation where the music is being improvised and one is determined it is not going to succeed, it won't succeed even if one of the musicians takes control.
[ Being Control Determined Even Everyone Five Going How Improvised Magic Much Music Musicians Players Playing Situation Succeed Takes Wants Where Won]
My music had roots which I'd dug up from my own childhood, musical roots buried in the darkest soil. Music
[ Buried Childhood Darkest Dug Had Music Musical Own Roots Soil Up Which]
My taste in music and entertainment is quite eclectic.
[ Eclectic Entertainment Music Quite Taste]
All of them had so much to offer us as far as, you know, knowledge in the music industry, and especially Randy and Paula because, you know, they've been artists.
[ Artists Because Been Especially Far Had Industry Know Knowledge Much Music Offer Paula Randy Them Us]
I had wanted to play drums since the age of 9 when I saw a drum set in the window of a music store for the first time. We took lessons at a local music school and began playing together after about 6-9 months of lessons.
[ After Age Began Drum Drums First Had Lessons Local Months Music Play Playing Saw School Set Since Store Time Together Took Wanted Window]
Well I guess my music came to prominence around one piece called 'In C' which I wrote in 1964 at that time it was called 'The Global Villages for Symphonic Pieces', because it was a piece built out of 53 simple patterns and the structure was new to music at that time.
[ Around Because Built Called Came Global Guess Music New Out Patterns Piece Pieces Prominence Simple Structure Symphonic Time Villages Well Which Wrote]
It took us two years to get our first real gig. That was a big dream. We ended up booking a lot of our own gigs and putting on a lot of our own shows. We were trying to get our actual music across, trying to make a connection there.
[ Across Actual Big Booking Connection Dream Ended First Get Gig Gigs Lot Make Music Our Own Putting Real Shows Took Trying Two Up Us Were Years]
But that's something that I like about scoring film: it makes me reach out of the parameters of my self, it requires me to do things musically that I wouldn't normally do left to my own devices.
[ Devices Film Left Makes Musically Normally Out Own Parameters Reach Requires Scoring Self Something Things]
I'm a fan of Jerome Kern and Gershwin. That's my kind of music.
[ Fan Gershwin Kind Music]
Well there is a lot of work here for younger and older musicians now. Our Ministry of Culture has now really embarked on changing things for artists, and it is getting much better. We just have to organize ourselves as artists, and then things will be better.
[ Artists Better Changing Culture Embarked Getting Here Just Lot Ministry Much Musicians Now Older Organize Our Ourselves Really Then Things Well Will Work Younger]
The Western musical canon came about not merely by accumulation, but by opposition and subversion, both to the ruling powers on whom composers depended for their livelihoods and to other musics.
[ Accumulation Both Came Canon Composers Depended Livelihoods Merely Musical Musics Opposition Other Powers Ruling Subversion Their Western Whom]
I made money. What am I gonna invest in? Stocks? No. I'm going to invest in music.
[ Am Going Gonna Invest Made Money Music Stocks]
The best way to express rhythm is music.
[ Best Express Music Rhythm Way]
We were really interested in music from all over the world. We realized that what we were doing was very close to contemporary classical music because of the lack of tonality in the guitar- the fact that I play guitar the way I play.
[ Because Classical Close Contemporary Doing Fact Guitar Interested Lack Music Over Play Realized Really Tonality Very Way Were World]
For us music is mainly part of the entertainment world and is often a luxury.
[ Entertainment Luxury Mainly Music Often Part Us World]
Giving life to music through skating was something I wanted to be known for.
[ Giving Known Life Music Skating Something Through Wanted]
We shouldn't feel restricted by our sexuality, and our sexuality doesn't have to be a cultural choice. That's an amazing variety of music within those five main performers.
[ Amazing Choice Cultural Feel Five Main Music Our Performers Restricted Sexuality Those Variety Within]
When we started there was this element of these experiments we were doing where we weren't really sure how the music would play out because the music was all on different players.
[ Because Different Doing Element Experiments How Music Out Play Players Really Started Sure These Were Weren Where Would]
What I've discovered is that in art, as in music, there's a lot of truth-and then there's a lie. The artist is essentially creating his work to make this lie a truth, but he slides it in amongst all the others. The tiny little lie is the moment I live for, my moment. It's the moment that the audience falls in love.
[ Amongst Art Artist Audience Creating Discovered Essentially Falls His Lie Little Live Lot Love Make Moment Music Others Slides Then Tiny Truth Work]
It's really hard for actors to cross over and get any respect as a singer, and if I could just keep it separate and not use my music in movies, it's cool.
[ Actors Any Cool Could Cross Get Hard Just Keep Movies Music Over Really Respect Separate Singer Use]
I'm playin' the music I like.
[ Music Playin]
Jazz in itself is not struggling. That is, the music itself is not struggling... It's the attitude that's in trouble. My plays insist that we should not forget or toss away our history.
[ Attitude Away Forget History Insist Itself Jazz Music Our Plays Should Struggling Toss Trouble]
I'm very lucky to work in so many different arenas of the entertainment industry and I do enjoy them all, but making music - original music - in the studio or live onstage is definitely my favorite thing to do.
[ Arenas Definitely Different Enjoy Entertainment Favorite Industry Live Lucky Making Many Music Onstage Original Studio Them Thing Very Work]
I would like to teach music. It's weird the way they teach music in schools like Julliard these days.
[ Days Julliard Music Schools Teach These Way Weird Would]
Music is more emotional than prose, more revolutionary than poetry. I'm not saying I've got the answers, just a of questions that I don't hear other artists asking.
[ Answers Artists Asking Emotional Got Hear Just More Music Other Poetry Prose Questions Revolutionary Saying Than]
In all the music that deals with experimental repetition, drum and bass, dub, various kinds of house music, there's always been a quality of atmosphere and ambience.
[ Always Ambience Atmosphere Bass Been Deals Drum Dub Experimental House Kinds Music Quality Repetition Various]
Music is all about wanting to be better at it.
[ Better Music Wanting]
I'd forgotten what it was like to play music and have it be fun so I decided to stop. I wasn't even sure if I was going to make a new record, I was just kinda quitting.
[ Decided Even Forgotten Fun Going Just Kinda Make Music New Play Quitting Record Stop Sure]
Every kind of music is good, except the boring kind.
[ Boring Every Except Good Kind Music]
Because my musical training has been limited, I've never been restricted by what technical musicians might call a song.
[ Because Been Call Limited Might Musical Musicians Never Restricted Song Technical Training]
I listen to classical music very much. There's a lot of jazz that I don't enjoy listening to.
[ Classical Enjoy Jazz Listen Listening Lot Much Music Very]
I'm thinking in terms of a point of departure, a field of action for performers to express an expressive need of mine which hopefully the context of music would convey.
[ Action Context Convey Departure Express Expressive Field Hopefully Mine Music Need Performers Point Terms Thinking Which Would]
The many sounds of Memphis shaped my early musical career and continue to be an inspiration to this day.
[ Career Continue Day Early Inspiration Many Memphis Musical Shaped Sounds]
Record covers helped me discover a lot of music that I wasn't aware of.
[ Aware Covers Discover Helped Lot Music Record]
It was physically difficult, adjusting to wheelchair life, but I remember a great relief and happiness that I was finally getting somewhere, finding musicians to work with that were sympathetic.
[ Adjusting Difficult Finally Finding Getting Great Happiness Life Musicians Physically Relief Remember Somewhere Sympathetic Were Wheelchair Work]
Only one music comes out of me.
[ Comes Music Only Out]
The thing with me. I can't stick musicians. I've thought about this. I can't stand them, and being stuck in a studio with them I think that's my strength I can hear what they can't.
[ Being Hear Musicians Stand Stick Strength Stuck Studio Them Thing Think Thought]
When it comes to musicians, I'm like the daddy of musicians here in Cuba.
[ Comes Cuba Daddy Here Musicians]
I never took sheet music seriously. I could do better myself just by listening to other people and using my own intuition.
[ Better Could Intuition Just Listening Music Myself Never Other Own Seriously Sheet Took Using]
I don't know if it's a sign of all the chaos that is happening out there or not, but I've lately craved the structure and order of classical music, the balance and symmetry.
[ Balance Chaos Classical Craved Happening Know Lately Music Order Out Sign Structure Symmetry]
There's no difference in a lot of people's minds between good musicians and popular musicians.
[ Between Difference Good Lot Minds Musicians Popular]
I play music the way it was played in yesteryear.
[ Music Play Played Way]
I would like a man now who is rich, and who can give me a boat - a sailboat. I want to own it and let him pay for it. My first love is the sea and water, not music. Music is second.
[ Boat First Give Him Love Man Music Now Own Pay Rich Sailboat Sea Second Want Water Would]
The sexual embrace can only be compared with music and with prayer.
[ Compared Embrace Music Only Prayer Sexual]
Music is a continuum and the modern and avant-garde composers of today will be part of the standard repertoire 30 years from now.
[ Avant-Garde Avant-Garde Composers Continuum Modern Music Now Part Repertoire Standard Today Will Years]
I just think people should find the music that helps them through the day and enjoy that. I've never felt like, if somebody does or doesn't like what I'm doing, it's a morality issue.
[ Day Does Doing Enjoy Felt Find Helps Issue Just Morality Music Never Should Somebody Them Think Through]
I took a lot of time to open myself up to taking chances musically.
[ Chances Lot Musically Myself Open Taking Time Took Up]
No one should be allowed to make music as if he were made of wood. One must reproduce the musical text exactly, but not play like a stone.
[ Allowed Exactly Made Make Music Musical Must Play Reproduce Should Stone Text Were Wood]
I have a record company starting. It's called Flesh Records and I'm putting together music for porno movies.
[ Called Company Flesh Movies Music Putting Record Records Starting Together]
From the beginning, I wanted to make dance music with a human element to it.
[ Beginning Dance Element Human Make Music Wanted]
It was one of the marvellous feelings of the film, having the music going in your head while doing scenes.
[ Doing Feelings Film Going Having Head Marvellous Music Scenes While Your]
Pop music, disco music, and heavy metal music is about shutting out the tensions of life, putting it away.
[ Away Disco Heavy Life Metal Music Out Pop Putting Shutting Tensions]
I've always said that music is like literature.
[ Always Literature Music Said]
The ballet makes us look at those bodies, it makes us listen to that music, it makes us wonder at the geometry, of the way they come together. The way that extraordinary space is controlled and given such emotional force.
[ Ballet Bodies Come Controlled Emotional Extraordinary Force Geometry Given Listen Look Makes Music Space Such Those Together Us Way Wonder]
Where my tastes in music are concerned, I'm a real maximalist.
[ Concerned Music Real Tastes Where]
For the past couple of years I've been pretty bored with music in general... just bored with it.
[ Been Bored Couple General Just Music Past Pretty Years]
It was only later on that I became more interested in older music.
[ Became Interested Later More Music Older Only]
Musicals are, by nature, theatrical, meaning poetic, meaning having to move the audience's imagination and create a suspension of disbelief, by which I mean there's no fourth wall.
[ Audience Create Disbelief Fourth Having Imagination Mean Meaning Move Musicals Nature Poetic Suspension Theatrical Wall Which]
Other, far fewer, directors are more like the composer - conceptualizing the piece, scoring it, distributing its musical lines among a range of registers, chords, and instruments.
[ Among Chords Composer Directors Distributing Far Fewer Instruments Lines More Musical Other Piece Range Registers Scoring]
The only thing that I miss lately in all music is somebody that will put out a melody that you can whistle. It doesn't seem like there's anything happening like that.
[ Anything Happening Lately Melody Miss Music Only Out Put Seem Somebody Thing Whistle Will]
Young singers are much better educated musically, much better informed, through discs and videos, than I was.
[ Better Discs Educated Informed Much Musically Singers Than Through Videos Young]
People today are still living off the table scraps of the sixties. They are still being passed around - the music and the ideas.
[ Around Being Ideas Living Music Off Passed Scraps Sixties Still Table Today]
My relationship with Music Row has always been, from my end, optimistic and hopeful that there is more than one way to approach the writing, recording, and marketing of an album.
[ Album Always Approach Been End Hopeful Marketing More Music Optimistic Recording Relationship Row Than Way Writing]
The act of conducting in itself, of waving my arms in the air and being in charge, I didn't miss. I missed the sensual pleasure of being in contact with music.
[ Act Air Arms Being Charge Conducting Contact Itself Miss Missed Music Pleasure Sensual Waving]
I think I came across Cecil Taylor a bit later, in 65 or 66. That really impressed me - Cecil Taylor is an amazing character... Both his music and the way he approaches the instrument are astonishing.
[ Across Amazing Approaches Astonishing Bit Both Came Cecil Character His Impressed Instrument Later Music Really Taylor Think Way]
Adam does most of the work when it comes to videos and he basically does the same as I do with the lyrics. The videos are his visual interpretations of our music.
[ Adam Basically Comes Does His Interpretations Lyrics Most Music Our Same Videos Visual Work]
The best, most beautiful, and most perfect way that we have of expressing a sweet concord of mind to each other is by music.
[ Beautiful Best Concord Each Expressing Mind Most Music Other Perfect Sweet Way]
And obviously, when I started out, I had a little bit more curiosity than some, and went seeking out the original artists, or in some cases searching up country music.
[ Artists Bit Cases Country Curiosity Had Little More Music Obviously Original Out Searching Seeking Some Started Than Up Went]
Close friends contribute to our personal growth. They also contribute to our personal pleasure, making the music sound sweeter, the wine taste richer, the laughter ring louder because they are there.
[ Also Because Close Contribute Friends Growth Laughter Louder Making Music Our Personal Pleasure Richer Ring Sound Sweeter Taste Wine]
To do it always right, that is what music is to me.
[ Always Music Right]
It's more important for me to have a good record with good music and be part of a movie that's good and where the music is used in a really great way. That's the important thing. The other stuff you want to say about it, I don't care.
[ Care Good Great Important More Movie Music Other Part Really Record Say Stuff Thing Used Want Way Where]
I also had a brother who was like me a musician and a composer. A man of great talent, far more gifted than I. He died very young... he killed himself in the prime of his life.
[ Also Brother Composer Died Far Gifted Great Had Himself His Killed Life Man More Musician Prime Talent Than Very Young]
When I heard Monk in person in 1955, he was playing with a quartet in a small club. The place was full of musicians, but there was no public at all.
[ Club Full Heard Monk Musicians Person Place Playing Public Quartet Small]
To have someone to relate to and hopefully enjoy the music and get a positive message out of it, to make the best music that we possibly could, those were the goals.
[ Best Could Enjoy Get Goals Hopefully Make Message Music Out Positive Possibly Relate Someone Those Were]
I thinks it really interesting how they throw the world music samples in there. I often wonder what it would be like to do something like that, but use my lyrics and my kind of style.
[ How Interesting Kind Lyrics Music Often Really Samples Something Style Thinks Throw Use Wonder World Would]
Rock music should be gross: that's the fun of it. It gets up and drops its trousers.
[ Drops Fun Gets Gross Music Rock Should Trousers Up]
I'm narrating the television series Biography. I'm still involved in my music - I have a new album out. I have an animated project in development. I'm writing a lot of things and you never know if one of them is going to become a six or seven year project.
[ Album Animated Become Biography Development Going Involved Know Lot Music Narrating Never New Out Project Series Seven Six Still Television Them Things Writing Year]
I like listening to good music - and I can't stop playing my album.
[ Album Good Listening Music Playing Stop]
One difference between poetry and lyrics is that lyrics sort of fade into the background. They fade on the page and live on the stage when set to music.
[ Background Between Difference Fade Into Live Lyrics Music Page Poetry Set Sort Stage]