Quotations that match 'music'.

So I think it was a good thing It was a little surreal watching Leo scream 'I'm not going to die today!' with our music playing - that was the last thing on my mind when I wrote the song. Jon Crosby
[ Die Going Good Last Leo Little Mind Music Our Playing Scream Song Surreal Thing Think Today Watching Wrote]
And I think that's why I was going to be a musician. I was very rebellious. And I didn't want to be an actor. My father used to say to me you should be an actor if you want to be in the arts. Katey Sagal
[ Actor Arts Father Going Musician Rebellious Say Should Think Used Very Want Why]
I have seen great jazz musicians die obscure and drinking themselves to death and not really being able to get any work and working in small, funky jazz clubs. Sonny Rollins
[ Able Any Being Clubs Death Die Drinking Funky Get Great Jazz Musicians Obscure Really Seen Small Themselves Work Working]
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. Roy Ayers
[ Artists Company Contracts Did Directly Mine Most Music Owned Production Record Their Through]
The first music I was exposed to was Stravinsky and I loved it but I don't remember it. Leo Kottke
[ Exposed First Loved Music Remember Stravinsky]
A good interpreter can take a piece of bad music and make it sound pretty decent, while a bad interpreter can take good music and make it sound cheap. I can tell that some people have a bad taste, and unlike on the piano, they smear around a lot, that is bad taste. Ruggiero Ricci
[ Around Bad Cheap Decent Good Interpreter Lot Make Music Piano Piece Pretty Smear Some Sound Take Taste Tell Unlike While]
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy. Ludwig van Beethoven Music
[ Higher Music Philosophy Revelation Than Wisdom]
Music is another great pleasure of life. I like all sorts. Karolina Kurkova
[ Another Great Life Music Pleasure Sorts]
Nothing pleases me more than to go into a room and come out with a piece of music. Paul McCartney
[ Come Go Into More Music Nothing Out Piece Pleases Room Than]
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. James Iha
[ Band Called Heavy Kind Label Mean Music Now Our Pop Right Signed Sounds Stuff]
With our first two records we backed ourselves into a hole musically. Daniel Johns
[ Backed First Hole Into Musically Our Ourselves Records Two]
I find it very, very hard. He was part of the fabric of my life. We were kids together, and teenagers. We spent the whole of our lives with each other because of our music. Robin Gibb
[ Because Each Fabric Find Hard Kids Life Lives Music Other Our Part Spent Teenagers Together Very Were Whole]
My training in music and composition then led me to a kind of musical language process in which, for example, the sound of the words I play with has to expose their true meaning against their will so to speak. Elfriede Jelinek
[ Against Composition Example Expose Kind Language Led Meaning Music Musical Play Process Sound Speak Their Then Training True Which Will Words]
One way and another I was having a ball - playing gigs, jamming and listening to fine musicians. Then came a crisis at home. My stepfather fell sick, and it meant I had to support the family. Mary Lou Williams
[ Another Ball Came Crisis Family Fell Fine Gigs Had Having Home Jamming Listening Meant Musicians Playing Sick Stepfather Support Then Way]
Louis Armstrong is quite simply the most important person in American music. He is to 20th century music (I did not say jazz) what Einstein is to physics. Ken Burns
[ American Armstrong Century Did Einstein Important Jazz Louis Most Music Person Physics Quite Say Simply]
I have no restrictions, no limits, no musical history to live with. Bill Wyman
[ History Limits Live Musical Restrictions]
People feel they have to live that stereotypical lifestyle in order to be a rock star. You don't have to shoot heroin and act a certain way to be a rock and roll musician. Lenny Kravitz
[ Act Certain Feel Lifestyle Live Musician Order Rock Roll Shoot Star Stereotypical Way]
I write the music, produce it and the band plays within the parameters that I set. Sting
[ Band Music Parameters Plays Produce Set Within Write]
No one likes to work for free. To copy an artist's work and download it free is stealing. It's hard work writing and recording music, and it's morally wrong to steal it. Gary Wright
[ Artist Copy Download Free Hard Likes Morally Music Recording Steal Stealing Work Writing Wrong]
Perhaps of all the most basic elements of music, rhythm most directly affects our central nervous system. George Crumb
[ Affects Basic Central Directly Elements Most Music Nervous Our Perhaps Rhythm System]
How did this or that change my music? The only time I have to think about it is when an interviewer asks me that. Klaus Schulze
[ Asks Change Did How Interviewer Music Only Think Time]
I was a student at Harvard, and that's where I learned about so-called avant-garde music. Jackson Pollock, abstract expressionism and painting were well known at this time. Henry Flynt
[ Abstract Avant-Garde Avant-Garde Expressionism Harvard Jackson Known Learned Music Painting Pollock So-Called Student Time Well Were Where]
Europeans really provided many venues over there and hailed the jazz artists, and a lot of musicians went over there and stayed over there for a long time. A lot of them moved over there, lived over there, and died over there. Sonny Rollins
[ Artists Died Europeans Hailed Jazz Lived Long Lot Many Moved Musicians Over Provided Really Stayed Them Time Venues Went]
I had an older brother who was very interested in literature, so I had an early exposure to literature, and and theater. My father sometimes would work in musical comedies. Francis Ford Coppola
[ Brother Comedies Early Exposure Father Had Interested Literature Musical Older Sometimes Theater Very Work Would]
Mention Hubert Sumlin, as well, because Hubert's a great man, and again, you know, I don't play the guitar very good, but when I'm playing this kind of music, I always have him in my mind. I wish I could play like Hubert. Elvis Costello
[ Again Always Because Could Good Great Guitar Him Hubert Kind Know Man Mention Mind Music Play Playing Very Well Wish]
The musical heritage of Yorkshire is deep and wide. Lesley Garrett
[ Deep Heritage Musical Wide Yorkshire]
Then, when the Depression came, all of this changed completely. Since that time, the entire public is of a very different sort and there was not so much support for contemporary music in a direct way. Elliott Carter
[ Came Changed Completely Contemporary Depression Different Direct Entire Much Music Public Since Sort Support Then Time Very Way]
I always knew, that in some way, I'd be connected to, and involved in, the music business. Jeff Healey
[ Always Business Connected Involved Knew Music Some Way]
I'm a self-taught musician aside from what I've been able to pick up from other players. Walter Becker
[ Able Aside Been Musician Other Pick Players Self-Taught Up]
Right now, more people enjoy movies, music, television and movies than they do video games. J Allard
[ Enjoy Games More Movies Music Now Right Television Than Video]
We teach young kids from 8 to 14 or 15 about their musical heritage through great songs written by American songwriters. We don't do too many modern composers, although we include songs from Billy Joel and other writers like him. Margaret Whiting
[ Although American Billy Composers Great Heritage Him Include Joel Kids Many Modern Musical Other Songs Songwriters Teach Their Through Too Writers Written Young]
If it helped you get your music off the ground, I'm glad you done it. Carl Perkins
[ Done Get Glad Ground Helped Music Off Your]
The average music-lover hears only the production under prevailing conditions. John Philip Sousa
[ Average Conditions Hears Only Prevailing Production Under]
The very fact that I've had those established me to continue on to do new music and new projects. Juice Newton
[ Continue Established Fact Had Music New Projects Those Very]
Spin Me Round was number one all over the world, everywhere. It changed the face of pop music, no question. We took technology further than Trevor Horn. Pete Waterman
[ Changed Everywhere Face Further Horn Music Number Over Pop Question Round Spin Technology Than Took World]
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! Marisa Tomei
[ Actually Ago Because Grew Indignant Know Lessons Little Musicals Now Put Quite Singing Started Taking Thing Time Up Years]
Whenever I felt happy about having discovered something, the first encounter, not only with the public, with other musicians, with specialists, etc, was that they rejected it. Karlheinz Stockhausen
[ Discovered Encounter Etc Felt First Happy Having Musicians Only Other Public Rejected Something Specialists Whenever]
The day of the great jazz improviser who doesn't know how to read music is over. Maynard Ferguson
[ Day Great How Improviser Jazz Know Music Over Read]
They all knew my name, but no one heard the music - I didn't look the same. Ricky Nelson
[ Heard Knew Look Music Name Same]
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. Cecilia Bartoli
[ Also Baroque Classic Composers Even Greatest Love Music Opera Period Really Started Still Such]
Originally a record producer more or less hired a bunch of professionals to participate in a recording session, the performers and the technicians, and a music director was put in charge. That directly related to a film producer's job. Tony Visconti
[ Bunch Charge Directly Director Film Hired Job Less More Music Originally Participate Performers Producer Professionals Put Record Recording Related Session Technicians]
I hear music as narrative. Ajay Naidu
[ Hear Music Narrative]
My head works in music, so there's always music there. Ben Harper
[ Always Head Music Works]
The only things Mick and I disagree about is the band, the music and what we do. Keith Richards
[ Band Disagree Mick Music Only Things]
What I try to do is produce an atmosphere where musicians want to invest in what they do and give to the recording. I hire those musicians who I know will play something creative and interesting. Herbie Mann
[ Atmosphere Creative Give Hire Interesting Invest Know Musicians Play Produce Recording Something Those Try Want Where Will]
My training as an engineer has enabled me to design the stuff, but the reason I do it is not to make music but for the opportunity to work with musicians. Robert Moog
[ Design Enabled Engineer Make Music Musicians Opportunity Reason Stuff Training Work]
If you have some magical chemistry that actually find the music you make compelling, that is a big bonus. Geddy Lee
[ Actually Big Bonus Chemistry Compelling Find Magical Make Music Some]
You can fill this table up with people who are racist, homophobic, Satanist worshippers, sexist and we can be arguing but if you put on a song, I guarantee that people will stop and listen and that's what I love about music, it can bring people together. Charles King
[ Arguing Bring Fill Guarantee Homophobic Listen Love Music Put Satanist Sexist Song Stop Table Together Up Will Worshippers]
I felt I really wanted to back off from music completely and just work within the visual arts in some way. I started painting quite passionately at that time. David Bowie
[ Arts Back Completely Felt Just Music Off Painting Passionately Quite Really Some Started Time Visual Wanted Way Within Work]
Because I don't believe music can be free unless it has something to be free from. Chuck Mangione
[ Because Believe Free Music Something Unless]
Music is a whole oasis in my head. The creation process is so personal and fulfilling. River Phoenix
[ Creation Fulfilling Head Music Oasis Personal Process Whole]
It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf. Walter Lippmann Wisdom
[ Audience Deaf Music Nothing Requires Understand Wisdom]
I always make fun of KISS because I don't particularly think their music is anything. Carrot Top
[ Always Anything Because Fun Kiss Make Music Particularly Their Think]
I grew up in a time when being a musician and learning to be a musician was actually very wonderful. Bobby McFerrin
[ Actually Being Grew Learning Musician Time Up Very Wonderful]
I love X-Games music. Jon Anderson
[ Love Music]
I pick up the New York Times or Time and it's talking about the latest rock group, which I'm sure is exciting to some people, but it neglects a huge area of music. George Crumb
[ Area Exciting Group Huge Latest Music Neglects New Pick Rock Some Sure Talking Time Times Up Which York]
Everything I was feeling, all the hurt and the pain and the emotion I was going through, I put into my music. Keith Sweat
[ Emotion Everything Feeling Going Hurt Into Music Pain Put Through]
I had to make a drastic change at Sun Records and I didn't really appreciate country music until I went there. Charlie Rich
[ Appreciate Change Country Drastic Had Make Music Really Records Sun Until Went]
I have one piece of music, since 1997, and I don't see it having lyrics. Where does it go in this world? So I haven't recorded it. Joni Mitchell
[ Does Go Haven Having Lyrics Music Piece Recorded See Since Where World]
There's Eddie's conviction and his lyrics and his ideals, and he can just rock straight out. His vocals are incredible. And we all are really competent musicians. Mike McCready
[ Competent Conviction Eddie His Ideals Incredible Just Lyrics Musicians Out Really Rock Straight Vocals]
The people that watch or buy music or listen to TV, I don't think they separate the two as much as the people that are in charge of the production of it. Tina Yothers
[ Buy Charge Listen Much Music Production Separate Think Tv Two Watch]
This is a cause that musicians can take to heart because one of our main reasons for being is to share our music with other people, and this takes us to people who probably wouldn't otherwise get to hear music on quite this level. Boz Scaggs
[ Because Being Cause Get Hear Heart Level Main Music Musicians Other Otherwise Our Probably Quite Reasons Share Take Takes Us]
Jazz music is an intensified feeling of nonchalance. Francoise Sagan
[ Feeling Intensified Jazz Music Nonchalance]
A love of classical music is only partially a natural response to hearing the works performed, it also must come about by a decision to listen carefully, to pay close attention, a decision inevitably motivated by the cultural and social prestige of the art. Charles Rosen
[ Also Art Attention Carefully Classical Close Come Cultural Decision Hearing Inevitably Listen Love Motivated Music Must Natural Only Partially Pay Performed Prestige Response Social Works]
After I retired and came off the road, I gathered up all my musical instruments and suddenly, I wanted them all to be perfect. Tom T. Hall
[ After Came Gathered Instruments Musical Off Perfect Retired Road Suddenly Them Up Wanted]
Sometimes I like to play the soundtracks to famous musicals so we can all sing along. South Pacific is one of my favorites. Our neighbors must hate us. Louise Brown
[ Along Famous Favorites Hate Musicals Must Neighbors Our Pacific Play Sing Sometimes Soundtracks South Us]
It was 100 percent music. There was no ego involved, no attitudes, no black and white, it was pure music. Lee Konitz
[ Attitudes Black Ego Involved Music Percent Pure White]
The problem for me, still today, is that I write purely with one dramatic structure and that is the rite of passage. I'm not really skilled in any other. Rock and roll itself can be described as music to accompany the rite of passage. Pete Townshend
[ Accompany Any Described Dramatic Itself Music Other Passage Problem Purely Really Rite Rock Roll Skilled Still Structure Today Write]
Mainly I was able to perform with music - I played the French horn, I would sing, and I was a drummer in the pipe band. So I think it was a way to show off. Ewan McGregor
[ Able Band Drummer French Horn Mainly Music Off Perform Pipe Played Show Sing Think Way Would]
Music my rampart, and my only one. Edna St. Vincent Millay
[ Music Only Rampart]
Basically we just created our own label, but again we just did it to document our own music and create our own thing, so the major labels were just always out of our picture, we're not interested. Ian MacKaye
[ Again Always Basically Create Created Did Document Interested Just Label Labels Major Music Our Out Own Picture Thing Were]
Very much like that, and very much a loner, do you know and I didn't fit really into sport or all kind of group activities as a kid, I couldn't find a niche. And music was not really part of the kind of village curriculum it would, you know. Eric Clapton
[ Activities Curriculum Find Fit Group Into Kid Kind Know Loner Much Music Niche Part Really Sport Very Village Would]
There's a basic rule which runs through all kinds of music, kind of an unwritten rule. I don't know what it is. But I've got it. Ron Wood
[ Basic Got Kind Kinds Know Music Rule Runs Through Unwritten Which]
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. David Amram
[ Achieve Another Better Books Collaborating Creating Hanging Important Listening Looking Most Much Music Network Out Own Paintings Reading Some Something Than Your]
I thought people cared about music in a deep way, so I was writing to that spirit in people and in myself. It was me, thinking I knew what was up. Youth, who else can change the world? Kevin Eubanks
[ Cared Change Deep Else Knew Music Myself Spirit Thinking Thought Up Way World Writing Youth]
I think that's given inspiration to other musicians. I know, particularly through the 90s, a lot of bands would cite Rush as an influence. I don't think it was so much our music, but more the way we really stuck to our guns. Alex Lifeson
[ Bands Cite Given Guns Influence Inspiration Know Lot More Much Music Musicians Other Our Particularly Really Rush Stuck Think Through Way Would]
Right now I just finished writing the music for a Rugrats feature film and the third week of September I go to London, and the Orchestra is going to perform the score. Mark Mothersbaugh
[ Feature Film Finished Go Going Just London Music Now Orchestra Perform Right Score September Third Week Writing]
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. Tanya Tucker
[ Alan Along Country Favorites George Haggard Jackson Jones Merle Music Old Really Same Talented Think Very]
Donald had reached its further edge, and could hear the rush of the stream from the deep obscurity of the abyss below, when there rose from the opposite side a strain of the most delightful music he had ever heard. Hugh Miller
[ Abyss Below Could Deep Delightful Donald Edge Ever Further Had Hear Heard Most Music Obscurity Opposite Reached Rose Rush Side Strain Stream]
What annoys the hell out of me is the arrogance of some people. They don't even listen to our music, they decided in advance that they don't like it. Billie Joe Armstrong
[ Advance Annoys Arrogance Decided Even Hell Listen Music Our Out Some]
Session musicians kind of respected me because what I was talking about made sense. That all came from an education. Believe me, education does you more good. Maybe that's the reason I've been around so long. Bobby Vinton
[ Around Because Been Believe Came Does Education Good Kind Long Made Maybe More Musicians Reason Respected Sense Session Talking]
I hate music, especially when it's played. Jimmy Durante
[ Especially Hate Music Played]
My mom listened to the Beatles and Elvis, a lot of different types of music. Travis Barker
[ Beatles Different Elvis Listened Lot Mom Music Types]
But without the experience of actually singing or playing these things yourself, you don't have the same kind of involvement or understanding of what these musical moves mean. And that is a very big problem in addressing the future of music. Michael Tilson Thomas
[ Actually Addressing Big Experience Future Involvement Kind Mean Moves Music Musical Playing Problem Same Singing These Things Understanding Very Without Yourself]
Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us. Martin Luther
[ Agitations Art Beautiful Calm Delightful Given God Magnificent Most Music Presents Prophets Soul Us]
Someone like Russell Crowe is questioned for his passion for music, and whatever he does, music is just in his heart and soul. All he wants to do is music. Tina Yothers
[ Crowe Does Heart His Just Music Passion Questioned Russell Someone Soul Wants Whatever]
If one takes all the styles in jazz harmonically from the earliest beginnings to the latest experiments, he still has a rather limited scope when compared to the rest of music in the world. Don Ellis
[ Beginnings Compared Earliest Experiments Jazz Latest Limited Music Rather Rest Scope Still Styles Takes World]
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. Christopher Walken
[ Actor Always Background Comedy Musical Played Really Theatre Training Well Where Yeah]
I play a musical instrument a little, but only for my own amazement. Fred Allen
[ Amazement Instrument Little Musical Only Own Play]
We love not just Judas Priest music, but we love heavy metal and we love to get out on that stage every night and perform. It's a joy to be able to do it. Glenn Tipton
[ Able Every Get Heavy Joy Judas Just Love Metal Music Night Out Perform Priest Stage]
There is an atmosphere about the picture theatre that speaks of entertainment and relaxation. The charming surroundings, good music, and the fact that each visitor is determined to enjoy a few hours of holiday all exert an influence on the mind. Ivor Novello
[ Atmosphere Charming Determined Each Enjoy Entertainment Exert Fact Few Good Holiday Hours Influence Mind Music Picture Relaxation Speaks Surroundings Theatre Visitor]
I think there's enough room in country music for everybody. Charley Pride
[ Country Enough Everybody Music Room Think]
When you keep the caliber of musicians very high in the band, people are going to come and go. Some of them will be people who have to try various things, it's natural. Kathy Mattea
[ Band Caliber Come Go Going High Keep Musicians Natural Some Them Things Try Various Very Will]
Bobby Womack is always very real, both with his music and as a person. Etta James
[ Always Bobby Both His Music Person Real Very]
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. Chuck Mangione
[ Because Categories Come Going Hear Ideas Labels Music Only Preconceived Put Reason Tend Want Won]
The earth has grown old with its burden of care, but at Christmas it always is young, the heart of the jewel burns lustrous and fair, and its soul full of music breaks the air, when the song of angels is sung. Phillips Brooks
[ Air Always Angels Breaks Burden Burns Care Christmas Earth Fair Full Grown Heart Jewel Music Old Song Soul Sung Young]
As Erykah Badu, it has nothing to do with me, the way I look, my hair wrap, my style, it's about you and what you feel for my music. If I can make you feel like the way that people who influenced me made me feel, that's completion. Erykah Badu
[ Completion Feel Hair Influenced Look Made Make Music Nothing Style Way Wrap]
And I was in another band called Flash In The Pan, which was soca, Latin music, down in Laguna Beach. Travis Barker
[ Another Band Beach Called Down Flash Latin Music Pan Which]
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. James W. Black
[ Advantages Brood Central Engineer Father Gave His Least Lives Love Manager Many Mining Music Our Place Singing Which]
Allan had come down wanting to do some sort of crucial music and I'd been involved in so-called Art Music and wanted to explore other areas - we were approaching it in some quite tongue-in-cheek ways and we had a lot of fun - we spent more time laughing than playing music. Jamie Muir
[ Allan Approaching Areas Art Been Come Crucial Down Explore Fun Had Involved Laughing Lot More Music Other Playing Quite So-Called Some Sort Spent Than Time Tongue-In-Cheek Wanted Wanting Ways Were]
I loved the atmosphere of the dance studios - the wooden floors, the big mirrors, everyone dressed in pink or black tights, the musicians accompanying us - and the feeling of ritual the classes had. Suzanne Vega
[ Accompanying Atmosphere Big Black Classes Dance Dressed Everyone Feeling Floors Had Loved Mirrors Musicians Pink Ritual Studios Tights Us Wooden]
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. Brian Austin Green
[ Amount Because Drums Father First Goal God Learn Lessons Made Music Needed Piano Play Read Six Take Taught Thank Those Told Took Tremendous Years]
Like most kids growing up, I had a very wide interest. I was interested in everything. I tried to take advantage of everything, from the sciences to music to writing to literature. Michael P. Anderson
[ Advantage Everything Growing Had Interest Interested Kids Literature Most Music Sciences Take Tried Up Very Wide Writing]
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. Bill Wyman
[ Anymore Because Doing Having Interested Music Others Play Position Restricted Stay Stones Stuck Things Time Want]
Composing a piece of music is very feminine. It is sensitive, emotional, contemplative. By comparison, doing housework is positively masculine. Barbara Kolb
[ Comparison Composing Contemplative Doing Emotional Feminine Housework Masculine Music Piece Positively Sensitive Very]
Like Jermaine was saying, it's a beautiful day, and we're just glad all of this is behind us. We can go on with our lives. And Michael can go on with his life and do what he does best, and that's making good music, making his fans happy, people happy all over the world. Tito Jackson
[ Beautiful Behind Best Day Does Fans Glad Go Good Happy His Jermaine Just Life Lives Making Michael Music Our Over Saying Us World]
When I dealt with set theory, I could never make it be the music that I wanted. Harrison Birtwistle
[ Could Dealt Make Music Never Set Theory Wanted]
Well, we play Country music; we're just not sure what country it is. Jerry Jeff Walker
[ Country Just Music Play Sure Well]
Music always came first. I never set out to be an actor. David Soul
[ Actor Always Came First Music Never Out Set]
Composers love to write for symphony orchestras because the symphony is the Rolls Royce of musical instruments. David Del Tredici
[ Because Composers Instruments Love Musical Orchestras Rolls Symphony Write]
Then certainly for a musician timing becomes something that is immediately accessible as a concept, because it's a necessity in ones everyday performance. Robert Fripp
[ Accessible Because Becomes Certainly Concept Everyday Immediately Musician Necessity Ones Performance Something Then Timing]
The problem is that I don't want to add another record to the world that is not necessary to be published, except to make some business. There has to be a musical reason. Eberhard Weber
[ Add Another Business Except Make Musical Necessary Problem Published Reason Record Some Want World]
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. Nick Cave
[ Art Bad Changed Even Exciting Form Hearts Lot Love Music Really Revolutionary Rock-N-Roll Rubbish Still Their Think Yeah]
I always believed in the music we did and that's why it was uncompromising. Jimmy Page
[ Always Believed Did Music Uncompromising Why]
Music, in the past few years... anything singable or understandable is square. Ethel Merman
[ Anything Few Music Past Square Understandable Years]
I titled the album Reflections because I am reflecting on my music career. Miriam Makeba
[ Album Am Because Career Music Reflecting Reflections Titled]
In writing music, the structure of each piece is a very important factor. Leo Ornstein
[ Each Factor Important Music Piece Structure Very Writing]
Nothing is more singular about this generation than its addiction to music. Allan Bloom
[ Addiction Generation More Music Nothing Singular Than]
People can't just listen to the music and have their own imagination and take them where they wanna go. Ann Wilson
[ Go Imagination Just Listen Music Own Take Their Them Wanna Where]
Music has always been my back door to life. It is important for people to find something that excites them. I like the concept that if you do what excites you, you will be rewarded generously, whatever form reward takes, which is not necessarily money. Brandon Boyd
[ Always Back Been Concept Door Excites Find Form Generously Important Life Money Music Necessarily Reward Rewarded Something Takes Them Whatever Which Will]
That makes classical music work, the ability to improvise. Itzhak Perlman
[ Ability Classical Improvise Makes Music Work]
You know, the music business is like the Lotto. Just put your numbers down and sometimes they hit, and sometimes they don't. There's just no rhyme or reason. Barry McGuire
[ Business Down Hit Just Know Music Numbers Put Reason Rhyme Sometimes Your]
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend. Ludwig van Beethoven
[ Cannot Comprehend Entrance Higher Into Knowledge Mankind Music Which World]
Music is very influential to my writing, as are theater and film. Jessica Hagedorn
[ Film Influential Music Theater Very Writing]
At the same time, I definitely want to expand my fan base but not at the expense of prostituting my music or heart. George Duke
[ Base Definitely Expand Expense Fan Heart Music Same Time Want]
Those who decide to use leisure as a means of mental development, who love good music, good books, good pictures, good plays, good company, good conversation - what are they? They are the happiest people in the world. William Lyon Phelps
[ Books Company Conversation Decide Development Good Happiest Leisure Love Means Mental Music Pictures Plays Those Use World]
The best way to express rhythm is music. John Hartford
[ Best Express Music Rhythm Way]
Artists who write songs... what they're going through usually comes through in their music. Terri Clark
[ Artists Comes Going Music Songs Their Through Usually Write]
It's really hard in this day and age, with radio and MTV being so consolidated, to get new music out there. I think we've become a really legitimate, viable avenue for getting new music out there. Josh Schwartz
[ Age Avenue Become Being Consolidated Day Get Getting Hard Legitimate Mtv Music New Out Radio Really Think Viable]
My musical development stopped when Frank Sinatra died. Alex Trebek
[ Development Died Frank Musical Sinatra Stopped]
Good records - from my point of view, where I grew up which was Led Zeppelin and Jethro Tull... bands that were pushing the envelope a little - musically and in production. Kip Winger
[ Bands Envelope Good Grew Jethro Led Little Musically Point Production Pushing Records Tull Up View Were Where Which Zeppelin]
I alone of English writers have consciously set myself to make music out of what I may call the sound of sense. Robert Frost
[ Alone Call Consciously English Make May Music Myself Out Sense Set Sound Writers]
The first year I started in San Francisco, there was an American work on every program and there's been a lot of music by living composers and gradually that was part of the process of getting the audience really to trust me. Michael Tilson Thomas
[ American Audience Been Composers Every First Francisco Getting Gradually Living Lot Music Part Process Program Really San Started Trust Work Year]
I think it is the weak and the young and the minorities that you need to look after to get a healthy creative environment - to get a lot of choices, a lot of different styles of music, a lot experimental stuff that everyone else feeds off. Peter Gabriel
[ After Choices Creative Different Else Environment Everyone Experimental Feeds Get Healthy Look Lot Minorities Music Need Off Stuff Styles Think Weak Young]
You know, there're no rules between Russell and I. We don't want to have to have to talk too much, because it's really precious, really special to play music. Benny Green
[ Because Between Know Much Music Play Precious Really Rules Russell Special Talk Too Want]
We have been trying to play a lot of different kinds of music, and probably the next album will go back more towards the direction where you couldn't classify each song as a certain kind of music. This album you can. Mike Gordon
[ Album Back Been Certain Classify Different Direction Each Go Kind Kinds Lot More Music Next Play Probably Song Towards Trying Where Will]
I was never into smart college boy music. Gene Ween
[ Boy College Into Music Never Smart]
I consider my musical ability to be a gift from the Creator. It's not that I try to work hard or nothing like that, it's a gift, it was given to me, and I appreciate it. Erykah Badu
[ Ability Appreciate Consider Creator Gift Given Hard Musical Nothing Try Work]
I think that New York is the city of all cities. There is so much diversity there. I also like that when I go there, I can catch a play or musical and see some of the most talented people practicing their craft. Kevin Johnson
[ Also Catch Cities City Craft Diversity Go Most Much Musical New Play Practicing See Some Talented Their Think York]
The one thing that kept our family together was the music. The only thing that our family would share emotionally was to have our dad cry over something the kids did with music. Dennis Wilson Family
[ Cry Dad Did Emotionally Family Kept Kids Music Only Our Over Share Something Thing Together Would]
I'm trying to bring a new generation into the musical theater and to create a new audience. Jerry Herman
[ Audience Bring Create Generation Into Musical New Theater Trying]
I worked very hard on me and David's record and I'm extremely proud of the record, as most people are who were involved with it. And, it's been wonderfully received by people who like our kind of music, they think it's something special, and so do I. Graham Nash
[ Been David Extremely Hard Involved Kind Most Music Our Proud Received Record Something Special Think Very Were Wonderfully Worked]
I don't really mind what people say about my love life or anything like that, but the one thing is that, yes, I do sing and write all my own music. That is something that I hold really dear. And yeah, I made a fool of myself in front of the world, but it was also great to pick myself back up and go on tour. Ashlee Simpson
[ Also Anything Back Dear Fool Front Go Great Hold Life Love Made Mind Music Myself Own Pick Really Say Sing Something Thing Tour Up World Write Yeah Yes]
I think I was first awakened to musical exploration by Dizzy Gillespie and Bird. It was through their work that I began to learn about musical structures and the more theoretical aspects of music. John Coltrane
[ Aspects Awakened Began Bird Dizzy Exploration First Gillespie Learn More Music Musical Structures Their Theoretical Think Through Work]
Music is everybody's possession. It's only publishers who think that people own it. John Lennon Music
[ Everybody Music Only Own Possession Publishers Think]
In fact, jazz has such a great feeling and great emotional content that it really doesn't require you to have technical understanding of it. I think you just have to allow your feelings to go with the music and you will find yourself carried along by it fairly quickly. Dave Holland
[ Allow Along Carried Content Emotional Fact Fairly Feeling Feelings Find Go Great Jazz Just Music Quickly Really Require Such Technical Think Understanding Will Your Yourself]
I sat out a few years because I wasn't really sure what I wanted to do next. So many things were changing in music and in culture, so it seemed like a good time to step back. Beck
[ Back Because Changing Culture Few Good Many Music Next Out Really Sat Seemed Step Sure Things Time Wanted Were Years]
Well, first of all, they're all about the music and all I care about in my professional career is the music. Ronnie Spector
[ Care Career First Music Professional Well]
They wasn't gonna give you nothin'. I didn't care as long as they let me play my music. Cash on the spot... You cheat me and I'm gonna get me some money, too. John Lee Hooker
[ Care Cash Cheat Get Give Gonna Long Money Music Nothin Play Some Spot Too]
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. Peter Tork
[ America Blues Bringing Credit Dedicated Deserves Drive Early Elvis Few First Had His Lot Middle Music Power Rca Records Stuff Sun Vegas Wonderful]
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. Richard Morris
[ Any Catholic Churches Consistent Count Country Feature Fully Hand Music Number Program Quality Rite Roman Tradition]
Lovers of painting and lovers of music are people who openly display their preference like a delectable ailment that isolates them and makes them proud. Maurice Blanchot
[ Ailment Delectable Display Isolates Lovers Makes Music Openly Painting Preference Proud Their Them]
Why do you judge me as a musician, John? All I'm interested in is making money. Glenn Miller
[ Interested John Judge Making Money Musician Why]
Drugs have nothing to do with the creation of music. In fact, they are dumb and self indulgent. Kind of like sucking your thumb! Courtney Love
[ Creation Dumb Fact Indulgent Kind Music Nothing Self Sucking Thumb Your]
My audience is the baby-boomers, the bulk of the population. This is also a group that is being ignored by most record companies because they're not the Top 40 hit singles market. They forget these people still listen to music. Helen Reddy
[ Also Audience Because Being Bulk Companies Forget Group Hit Ignored Listen Market Most Music Population Record Singles Still These Top]
Somehow in the 20th Century an idea has developed that music is an activity or skill which is not comprehensible to the man in the street. This is an arrogant assertion and not necessarily a true one. Gavin Bryars
[ Activity Arrogant Assertion Century Comprehensible Developed Idea Man Music Necessarily Skill Somehow Street True Which]
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. Maurice Ravel
[ Admiration Always Debussy Different Direction Followed Had Him Man Musician Nature Opposed Personally Profound Symbolism Think]
I remember listening to Cube's music when I was like 14 years old, my friends listening to it up in Toronto. Scott Speedman
[ Cube Friends Listening Music Old Remember Toronto Up Years]
It's interesting, as I said on the last tour in America, the audience actually came out, they had to have been the kind of fans who listened to my music via their parents, you know what I mean? Joe Cocker
[ Actually America Audience Been Came Fans Had Interesting Kind Know Last Listened Mean Music Out Parents Said Their Tour Via]
I play music, I paint - these things come from your depths. John Lurie
[ Come Depths Music Paint Play These Things Your]
My goal is to be one with the music. I just dedicate my whole life to this art. Jimi Hendrix
[ Art Dedicate Goal Just Life Music Whole]
It must have been an extraordinary time. I guess the worrying thing about musical theatre to me, is if you look at the London season this year, mine is actually the only one to have come in. Andrew Lloyd Webber
[ Actually Been Come Extraordinary Guess London Look Mine Musical Must Only Season Theatre Thing Time Worrying Year]
It's true that I tend to daydream. I'm the same person in business as I am in music: I can be distracted and absentminded. It's my style. Gordon Getty
[ Am Business Daydream Distracted Music Person Same Style Tend True]
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. Celine Dion
[ Attached Business Home Keeps Listen Music Other Our Show World]
But since I am in the music industry, I don't want anyone to download music, not on September 9th. Obie Trice
[ Am Anyone Download Industry Music September Since Want]
For years the Trio did nothing but play for musicians and other hip people. We practically starved to death. Nat King Cole
[ Death Did Hip Musicians Nothing Other Play Practically Starved Trio Years]
Today jazz is still very much alive. Everywhere I go there's a new generation of musicians. Toots Thielemans
[ Alive Everywhere Generation Go Jazz Much Musicians New Still Today Very]
I always listen to a lot of different music when I am working on a project. Bill Wyman
[ Always Am Different Listen Lot Music Project Working]
So, it's a matter of that I want to take our music around the globe. James Young
[ Around Globe Matter Music Our Take Want]
But I would never insult the people that love this music and I would never insult the blessing of music in my life and I would never insult myself by playing uninspired music. Ben Harper
[ Blessing Insult Life Love Music Myself Never Playing Uninspired Would]
I always like to get local music when I'm in another country. April Winchell
[ Always Another Country Get Local Music]
I probably won't be able to hear it until five years from now anyway. That's when I always hear my own music. It takes five years to sit down with it after not hearing it for a couple of years. Alan Vega
[ Able After Always Anyway Couple Down Five Hear Hearing Music Now Own Probably Sit Takes Until Won Years]
That's what I so admired about Johnny Cash and June Carter. Their music wasn't a big influence on me. It was their character, their individual styles, what they were like as people. They weren't afraid to stick out. Shelby Lynne
[ Admired Afraid Big Carter Cash Character Individual Influence Johnny June Music Out Stick Styles Their Were Weren]
Music is about textures as well as melody. Ken Hill
[ Melody Music Textures Well]
A love song is just a caress set to music. Sigmund Romberg
[ Caress Just Love Music Set Song]
Well, I want to do The Music Man. I think it's an amazing opportunity, but I think that they are probably looking at major movie stars right now, and I don't blame them. Gregory Harrison
[ Amazing Blame Looking Major Man Movie Music Now Opportunity Probably Right Stars Them Think Want Well]
I'm not one who divides music, dance or art into various categories. Either something works, or it doesn't. Twyla Tharp
[ Art Categories Dance Divides Either Into Music Something Various Works]
The best music of any era lasts well, I think. Peter Asher
[ Any Best Era Lasts Music Think Well]
Learning how to improvise really awakened my interest in music. Carter Burwell
[ Awakened How Improvise Interest Learning Music Really]
I truly miss the genius of the music of John Lennon, as I'm sure everybody does. Peter Fonda
[ Does Everybody Genius John Lennon Miss Music Sure Truly]
Social topics may hit too close to home for people, but then again, if you pull a heartstring, then that's what country music is. It's not just songs about getting drunk and leaving your girl. Kenny Chesney
[ Again Close Country Drunk Getting Girl Hit Home Just Leaving May Music Pull Social Songs Then Too Topics Your]
The course hitherto pursued in musical aesthetics has nearly always been hampered by the false assumption that the object was not so much to inquire into what is beautiful in music as to describe the feelings which music awakens. Eduard Hanslick
[ Aesthetics Always Assumption Awakens Beautiful Been Course Describe False Feelings Hampered Hitherto Inquire Into Much Music Musical Nearly Object Pursued Which]
After school I moved to London to get involved in music. I took the whole thing very seriously. Dan Hawkins
[ After Get Involved London Moved Music School Seriously Thing Took Very Whole]
I'd wanted to be a writer and when I came back to New York worked as a musician too, but I found my writing starting to get more and more referential to cinema. Jim Jarmusch
[ Back Came Cinema Found Get More Musician New Starting Too Wanted Worked Writer Writing York]
I'm just trying to avoid any sort of generic kind of music - I don't want to do generic jazz or fusion. Andy Summers
[ Any Avoid Fusion Generic Jazz Just Kind Music Sort Trying Want]
When Talking Heads started, we called ourselves Thinking Man's Dance Music. Tina Weymouth
[ Called Dance Heads Man Music Ourselves Started Talking Thinking]
Music for me is an emotional thing and it really does make me happy. It's not a tool for me to get fame or see my face in the papers or anything like that. It's about the fact that I really do enjoy it. Ville Valo
[ Anything Does Emotional Enjoy Face Fact Fame Get Happy Make Music Papers Really See Thing Tool]
Creativity and artistic endeavors have a mission that goes far beyond just making music for the sake of music. Herbie Hancock
[ Artistic Beyond Creativity Endeavors Far Goes Just Making Mission Music Sake]
Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life. Jean Paul Music
[ Gloomy Life Moonlight Music Night]
I realised that the only time I really enjoyed music was when I was in the studio writing. So even though it was a six album deal, they saw quite early on that I wasn't enjoying it as I should be. I didn't feel there was anything behind it. Adam Rickitt
[ Album Anything Behind Deal Early Enjoyed Enjoying Even Feel Music Only Quite Realised Really Saw Should Six Studio Though Time Writing]
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. Terry Riley
[ Around Because Built Called Came Global Guess Music New Out Patterns Piece Pieces Prominence Simple Structure Symphonic Time Villages Well Which Wrote]
I do promotion when it is necessary, but I always want to get back to the music. Enya
[ Always Back Get Music Necessary Promotion Want]
Jazz to me is a living music. It's a music that since its beginning has expressed the feelings, the dreams, hopes, of the people. Dexter Gordon
[ Beginning Dreams Expressed Feelings Hopes Jazz Living Music Since]
I think all music is a gift from God. Pharrell Williams
[ Gift God Music Think]
Well, I think music for kids is never anything but experimental is it? Fred Frith
[ Anything Experimental Kids Music Never Think Well]
I believe the term modulation denotes in music the uninterrupted shift from one key to another: I do not know the term for change of rhythm without change of measure. Allen Tate
[ Another Believe Change Denotes Key Know Measure Music Rhythm Shift Term Uninterrupted Without]
Conductors' careers are made for the most part with 'Romantic' music. 'Classic' music eliminates the conductor; we do not remember him in it. Igor Stravinsky
[ Careers Classic Conductor Conductors Eliminates Him Made Most Music Part Remember Romantic]
Musical practice is too young an art in America to warrant a search for men with a conductor's gift. Anton Seidl
[ America Art Conductor Gift Men Musical Practice Search Too Warrant Young]
The only thing I was any good at was music. Don Gibson
[ Any Good Music Only Thing]
I think that generally music should be a positive thing, I like Bob Marley's attitude: he said that his goal in life was to single handedly fight all the evil in the world with nothing but music, and when he went to a place he didn't go to play, he went to conquer. Jon Fishman
[ Attitude Bob Conquer Evil Fight Generally Go Goal His Life Marley Music Nothing Place Play Positive Said Should Single Thing Think Went World]
We didn't go for music that sounded like blues, or jazz, or rock, or Led Zeppelin, or Rolling Stones. We didn't want to be like any of the other bands. Michael Giles
[ Any Bands Blues Go Jazz Led Music Other Rock Rolling Sounded Stones Want Zeppelin]
In opera, everyone's watching from a fixed viewpoint, and that really challenges you. Lighting, the sets, stage groupings, the music-but doesn't relate too much to film. Bruce Beresford
[ Challenges Everyone Film Fixed Lighting Much Opera Really Relate Sets Stage Too Viewpoint Watching]
Music is an art that expresses the inexpressible. It rises far above what words can mean or the intelligence define. Its domain is the imponderable and impalpable land of the unconscious. Charles Munch
[ Above Art Define Domain Expresses Far Inexpressible Intelligence Land Mean Music Rises Unconscious Words]
If a literary man puts together two words about music, one of them will be wrong. Aaron Copland
[ Literary Man Music Puts Them Together Two Will Words Wrong]
I got hooked into folk music by accident, because that's what white college kids liked when I was a child. Stephen Stills
[ Accident Because Child College Folk Got Hooked Into Kids Liked Music White]
I love many kinds of music: world music, jazz, classical, pop. Anita Diament
[ Classical Jazz Kinds Love Many Music Pop World]
There's nothing remotely interesting to me about marketing music as a product. Mark Edwards
[ Interesting Marketing Music Nothing Product Remotely]
I started out doing musicals. Zooey Deschanel
[ Doing Musicals Out Started]
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. Bootsy Collins
[ Again Away Because Become Concerts Get Got Happening Kind Know Musician Once Other Out Recording Records Selling Sold Started Thing Wanted While Work]
The public doesn't want new music. Arthur Honegger
[ Music New Public Want]
Even the most jingoistic person would have to admit that even American cultural music comes from Europe. That's what classical music is, real European music. Sonny Rollins
[ Admit American Classical Comes Cultural Europe European Even Most Music Person Real Would]
Those little nimble musicians of the air, that warble forth their curious ditties, with which nature hath furnished them to the shame of art. Izaak Walton Nature
[ Air Art Curious Ditties Forth Furnished Hath Little Musicians Nature Nimble Shame Their Them Those Which]
My dad and I played music. He teaches me a song or two every time I'm home. Levon Helm
[ Dad Every Home Music Played Song Teaches Time Two]
I just initiated the project where I write music for somebody else to write the lyrics and also for the orchestra to perform. I've just initiated the project. That leads the project into creating an independent label outside of game music. Nobuo Uematsu
[ Also Creating Else Game Independent Initiated Into Just Label Leads Lyrics Music Orchestra Outside Perform Project Somebody Where Write]
And when they encounter works of art which show that using new media can lead to new experiences and to new consciousness, and expand our senses, our perception, our intelligence, our sensibility, then they will become interested in this music. Karlheinz Stockhausen
[ Art Become Consciousness Encounter Expand Experiences Intelligence Interested Lead Media Music New Our Perception Senses Sensibility Show Then Using Which Will Works]
Music is all about wanting to be better at it. Geddy Lee
[ Better Music Wanting]
There is nothing is more musical than a sunset. He who feels what he sees will find no more beautiful example of development in all that book which, alas, musicians read but too little - the book of Nature. Claude Debussy
[ Alas Beautiful Book Development Example Feels Find Little More Musical Musicians Nature Nothing Read Sees Sunset Than Too Which Will]
And the input that we always got from Deadheads, at the moment of making the music, was always a factor. Phil Lesh
[ Always Factor Got Input Making Moment Music]
I'm just trying to tell a good story and make thought-provoking, entertaining films. I just try and draw upon the great culture we have as a people, from music, novels, the streets. Spike Lee
[ Culture Draw Entertaining Films Good Great Just Make Music Novels Story Streets Tell Try Trying Upon]
I find it enormously valuable to be sure that that the pacing is what I think it is and that the scenes have the shape I think they have musically and dramatically. Carlisle Floyd
[ Dramatically Enormously Find Musically Pacing Scenes Shape Sure Think Valuable]
I know already the music I will write. But the words? I have not yet decided. Gyorgy Ligeti
[ Already Decided Know Music Will Words Write Yet]
But ya know what, I am a part of something that happened. I'm a part of the music that happened. My voice is one more instrument, is what it is. So that's the way I feel about people who play on sessions. Waylon Jennings
[ Am Feel Happened Instrument Know More Music Part Play Sessions Something Voice Way Ya]
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! Kip Winger
[ Become Great Growth Main Musical Never Process Rock Star Stardom Stuff]
I have to go back to my younger days, when I just adored Hollywood musicals. Julie Harris
[ Adored Back Days Go Hollywood Just Musicals Younger]
Films and gramophone records, music, books and buildings show clearly how vigorously a man's life and work go on after his "death," whether we feel it or not, whether we are aware of the individual names or not. There is no such thing as death according to our view! Martin Bormann
[ According After Aware Books Buildings Clearly Death Feel Films Go His How Individual Life Man Music Names Our Records Show Such Thing View Vigorously Whether Work]
Find people who think like you and stick with them. Make only music you are passionate about. Work only with people you like and trust. Don't sign anything. Steve Albini
[ Anything Find Make Music Only Passionate Sign Stick Them Think Trust Work]
I grew up with all kinds ofmusic, but my heart was particularly drawn to Country Music because of the guitar playing, the lyrics and of artists like Steve Warner and Vince Gill. Bryan White
[ Artists Because Country Drawn Grew Guitar Heart Kinds Lyrics Music Particularly Playing Steve Up Vince Warner]
Because my musical training has been limited, I've never been restricted by what technical musicians might call a song. Neil Diamond
[ Because Been Call Limited Might Musical Musicians Never Restricted Song Technical Training]
I told her it was a bigger than life musical, that all the actors were going to be about the same age, late twenties into thirties. It would be a style; a kind of surreal high school. Randal Kleiser
[ Actors Age Bigger Going Her High Into Kind Late Life Musical Same School Style Surreal Than Thirties Told Twenties Were Would]
One always has to remember these days where the garbage pail is, because it's so easy to make sounds, and to put sounds together into something that appears to be music, but it's just as hard as it always was to make good music. Robert Moog
[ Always Appears Because Days Easy Garbage Good Hard Into Just Make Music Pail Put Remember Something Sounds These Together Where]
My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary. Martin Luther
[ Been Full Heart Music Often Overflowing Refreshed Sick Weary Which]
Music is more difficult - try naming a political band. The Dead Kennedys. The Dead Kennedys are political, but they are more funny than they are political. Thom Yorke
[ Band Dead Difficult Funny Kennedys More Music Naming Political Than Try]
The studio is not the place to write. You need to be 75% ready when you go into the studio, and then the music can develop to the next stage. Rick Wakeman
[ Develop Go Into Music Need Next Place Ready Stage Studio Then Write]
I've seen country music go uptown, like we say, and I'm proud I was there when it happened. Loretta Lynn
[ Country Go Happened Music Proud Say Seen Uptown]
People tell us they have been inspired by our music to do great things. James Young
[ Been Great Inspired Music Our Tell Things Us]
God had to create disco music so I could be born and be successful. Donna Summer
[ Born Could Create Disco God Had Music Successful]
I privilege the music over the lyrics. Duncan Sheik
[ Lyrics Music Over Privilege]
Then I was lucky I met with my future husband, and I started new life with my husband, and I was happy again. He was a musician. I start to travel with him through Europe also and around the former Soviet Union. Olga Korbut
[ Again Also Around Europe Former Future Happy Him Husband Life Lucky Met Musician New Soviet Start Started Then Through Travel Union]
When you get to readin' about where the music and John Steinbeck and all those people like that come from, the further you go the more interesting it becomes. Merle Haggard
[ Becomes Come Further Get Go Interesting John More Music Those Where]
I don't like to be labeled, to be anything. I've made the mistake before myself of labeling my music, but it's counter-productive. Neil Young
[ Anything Before Labeled Labeling Made Mistake Music Myself]
Well, more than me saying to the rest of the country music industry there is not enough traditional country music - that is not necessarily the statement in truth. I think more so that I, me, missed it more than anything else. Vince Gill
[ Anything Country Else Enough Industry Missed More Music Necessarily Rest Saying Statement Than Think Traditional Truth Well]
So now, thirty years, forty years later, I mean, I could find a whole orchestra of a thousand to put these things together in New York City alone. In those days, if I could scrape up twenty musicians to do this it was something extraordinary. Gunther Schuller
[ Alone City Could Days Extraordinary Find Forty Later Mean Musicians New Now Orchestra Put Scrape Something These Things Thirty Those Thousand Together Twenty Up Whole Years York]
Well, we like to let down our hair and pep it up at the dances, but we keep it slower when we broadcast. We have to please everybody, and that softer music appeals to the larger amount of people. It's like eating too much cake. You have to have your steak too. Vaughn Monroe
[ Amount Appeals Broadcast Cake Dances Down Eating Everybody Hair Keep Larger Much Music Our Pep Please Slower Softer Steak Too Up Well Your]
Anyone interested in the world generally can't help being interested in young adult culture - in the music, the bands, the books, the fashions, and the way in which the young adult community develops its own language. Margaret Mahy
[ Adult Anyone Bands Being Books Community Culture Develops Fashions Generally Help Interested Language Music Own Way Which World Young]
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. Eddie Van Halen
[ Brain Cool Fingers Happens Jerk Just Long Make Means Music Normal Pop Popular Short Simply Word Work]
The underlying process in Northern music tends to be slower and continuous, whatever's happening on the surface; in Southern music the underlying process is always faster. Esa-Pekka Salonen
[ Always Continuous Faster Happening Music Northern Process Slower Southern Surface Tends Underlying Whatever]
There's only two kinds of music I don't like... Country and Western. Bobby Heenan
[ Country Kinds Music Only Two Western]
I think hopefully we've got enough brain cells left to decide if our music is really worth something. Will Champion
[ Brain Cells Decide Enough Got Hopefully Left Music Our Really Something Think Worth]
I'm very influenced by landscapes, not so much the way places look as the way the names sound. In this country we've got so many cultures, and the place names - the Spanish names and the Indian names, which are so incredibly musical. Emmylou Harris
[ Country Cultures Got Incredibly Indian Influenced Landscapes Look Many Much Musical Names Place Places Sound Spanish Very Way Which]
You know, I listen to contemporary music all the time. Brian De Palma
[ Contemporary Know Listen Music Time]
Leaders must encourage their organizations to dance to forms of music yet to be heard. Warren G. Bennis
[ Dance Encourage Forms Heard Leaders Music Must Organizations Their Yet]
When you are listening to music it is better to cover your eyes than your ears. Jose Bergaman
[ Better Cover Ears Eyes Listening Music Than Your]
For over ten years or so game music has developed into a very large market. Nobuo Uematsu
[ Developed Game Into Large Market Music Over Ten Very Years]
It's that kind of in-born music thing - I could pick up the guitar and play something. It's not something I consciously do. Ziggy Marley
[ Consciously Could Guitar Kind Music Pick Play Something Thing Up]
Every now and then, a lot of bands doing the same kind of music will organically sprout up at once. Kathy Valentine
[ Bands Doing Every Kind Lot Music Now Once Organically Same Sprout Then Up Will]
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. Frederick Reines
[ American Around Bandstand Celebrations Center Childhood Country Early Fireworks Including July Life Marked Memories Music Patriotic Played Small Store Town Typical]
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. Judith Viorst
[ Also Because Close Contribute Friends Growth Laughter Louder Making Music Our Personal Pleasure Richer Ring Sound Sweeter Taste Wine]
A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later. Stanley Kubrick Movies
[ Behind Comes Emotion Feelings Fiction Film Later Meaning Moods More Music Progression Should Than Theme]
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. Nina Simone
[ Bach Concert Dedicate His Introduced Life Made Music Once Pianist Teacher Understood Wanted World]
Music is your own talent and is an important tool. Even if you don't want to be a role model, get ready to be in the public eye. Energy is there, you just have to use it. Sean Paul
[ Energy Even Eye Get Important Just Model Music Own Public Ready Role Talent Tool Use Want Your]
The William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh... was the place where Champagne Music was born. Lawrence Welk
[ Born Champagne Hotel Music Penn Pittsburgh Place Where William]
Rap is poetry to music, like beatniks without beards and bongos. David Lee Roth
[ Beards Music Poetry Rap Without]
Yes, it must be something that goes very well with my voice, let's say something that I understand that this would be good communication with the others, and I don't pretend for instance, to look for music that would be something that doesn't go with my personality. Victoria de los Angeles
[ Communication Go Goes Good Instance Look Music Must Others Personality Pretend Say Something Understand Very Voice Well Would Yes]
But I wish they would make a musical of some kind. I miss musicals so much. You don't see them anymore. Dick Van Dyke
[ Anymore Kind Make Miss Much Musical Musicals See Some Them Wish Would]
When we were making vinyl records we had a lot of time limitations for each record so songs were left off for a number of reasons. Now, with CDs, much more music can be included. Ken Hensley
[ Cds Each Had Included Left Limitations Lot Making More Much Music Now Number Off Reasons Record Records Songs Time Vinyl Were]
I am really addicted to music. Gavin Rossdale
[ Addicted Am Music Really]
The best of a book is not the thought which it contains, but the thought which it suggests; just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones but in the echoes of our hearts. John Greenleaf Whittier
[ Best Book Charm Contains Dwells Echoes Hearts Just Music Our Suggests Thought Tones Which]
The thing about my music is, there really is no point. Neil Young
[ Music Point Really Thing]
I've always been incredibly lucky that the music that I make, other people like it. Sarah McLachlan
[ Always Been Incredibly Lucky Make Music Other]
I really wanted to pursue music, but all those other girls are doing it and it is annoying. Alexa Vega
[ Annoying Doing Girls Music Other Pursue Really Those Wanted]
When I started out, I preferred to watch my films without music, as its presence tends to mask the underlying pace of the film. I felt I could feel the rhythm of the film better without music to influence me. Paul Hirsch
[ Better Could Feel Felt Film Films Influence Mask Music Out Pace Preferred Presence Rhythm Started Tends Underlying Watch Without]
Put you energy into music. If it fails you, you can become an accountant or a dentist. And then if you become a dentist or an accountant, it's too late to become a musician afterwards. Peter Tork
[ Accountant Afterwards Become Dentist Energy Fails Into Late Music Musician Put Then Too]
I take a lot from everywhere. I take from music, architecture, novels, and plays. Anywhere that hits you. Alex Winter
[ Anywhere Architecture Everywhere Hits Lot Music Novels Plays Take]
High school music teachers... nobody makes a living off it. David Ogden Stiers
[ High Living Makes Music Nobody Off School Teachers]
I don't read the press, I don't watch endless music TV. Ed O'Brien
[ Endless Music Press Read Tv Watch]
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. Tony Danza
[ Art Classes Country Cutting Gym Kept Kids School Stuff Survive Things Without]
The sound of the orchestra is one of the most magnificent musical sounds that has ever existed. Chick Corea
[ Ever Existed Magnificent Most Musical Orchestra Sound Sounds]
Solace is my favorite song. It was the last song we wrote for the record. It was right when we really started to mesh as far as music goes and we started really connecting with each other. Brandon Thomas
[ Connecting Each Far Favorite Goes Last Mesh Music Other Really Record Right Solace Song Started Wrote]
If it wasn't for music, I doubt whether we'd be friends. John Oates
[ Doubt Friends Music Whether]
I love painting and music, of course. I don't know nearly as much about them as I know about poetry. I've certainly been influenced by fiction. I was overwhelmed by War and Peace when I read it, and I didn't read it until I was in my late 20s. Kenneth Koch
[ Been Certainly Course Fiction Influenced Know Late Love Much Music Nearly Overwhelmed Painting Peace Poetry Read Them Until War]
I've been able to make a good living as a musician, but now it's time to do all the other stuff. Robyn Hitchcock
[ Able Been Good Living Make Musician Now Other Stuff Time]
The only reason that you do visual is solely for the visual. That's the only reason. It doesn't sell your music for you. Shania Twain
[ Music Only Reason Sell Solely Visual Your]
Writing about music is like dancing about architecture. Laurie Anderson Music
[ Architecture Dancing Music Writing]
The problem is the following, black music is increasing encumbered by white elements, often pleasant but always superfluous, easily and advantageously replaced with black elements. Boris Vian
[ Always Black Easily Elements Following Increasing Music Often Pleasant Problem Replaced Superfluous White]
90% of every art form is garbage - dance and stand-up, painting and music. Focus on the 10% that's good, suck it up, and drive on. Patton Oswalt
[ Art Dance Drive Every Focus Form Garbage Good Music Painting Stand-Up Suck Up]
Music allows the great opportunity to play with people who turned you on and you love. Herbie Mann
[ Allows Great Love Music Opportunity Play Turned]
Don't get me wrong, I've seen some very excellent women musicians. Lita Ford
[ Excellent Get Musicians Seen Some Very Women Wrong]
I treat the photograph as a work of great complexity in which you can find drama. Add to that a careful composition of landscapes, live photography, the right music and interviews with people, and it becomes a style. Ken Burns
[ Add Becomes Careful Complexity Composition Drama Find Great Interviews Landscapes Live Music Photograph Photography Right Style Treat Which Work]
Giving life to music through skating was something I wanted to be known for. Peggy Fleming
[ Giving Known Life Music Skating Something Through Wanted]
Post-Modernism was a reaction against Modernism. It came quite early to music and literature, and a little later to architecture. And I think it's still coming to computer science. Larry Wall
[ Against Architecture Came Coming Computer Early Later Literature Little Modernism Music Post-Modernism Quite Reaction Science Still Think]
There's a lot of music that sounds like it's literally computer-generated, totally divorced from a guy sitting down at an instrument. Aimee Mann Music
[ Divorced Down Guy Instrument Literally Lot Music Sitting Sounds Totally]
Music is essentially built upon primitive memory structures. Morton Feldman
[ Built Essentially Memory Music Primitive Structures Upon]
Gospel music rhythms are not African in origin, although I know that's what the jazz experts say. Mahalia Jackson
[ African Although Experts Gospel Jazz Know Music Origin Rhythms Say]
That's what drew me to rock music in the first place - that sense of remaking the world on your own terms. Stephan Jenkins
[ Drew First Music Own Place Remaking Rock Sense Terms World Your]
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. Brian Eno
[ Ambition Art Beginning Century Considered Great Make Music Noblest Painters Paintings Then Were Which]
What happens in the music business is that if you step out of your little spot to do something else, the sand falls right into where you stood and you're gone, you're history. Nancy Sinatra
[ Business Else Falls Gone Happens History Into Little Music Out Right Sand Something Spot Step Stood Where Your]
I like to follow my favorite team and talk sports with my band or fans. You won't believe how many musicians are sports fans. We have so much time on tour that we need these outlets for relaxation. Garth Brooks
[ Band Believe Fans Favorite Follow How Many Much Musicians Need Outlets Relaxation Sports Talk Team These Time Tour Won]
I don't really live like a musician myself. I think music is just something that I do, but I'd like to be doing lots of other things. I like to cure all kinds of illness. Ornette Coleman
[ Cure Doing Illness Just Kinds Live Lots Music Musician Myself Other Really Something Things Think]
I would like to continue making music and acting in projects that give me a lot of satisfaction. Alicia Machado
[ Acting Continue Give Lot Making Music Projects Satisfaction Would]
Anyway, it fell through because they ran out of money. That was when I learned not to waste your time getting your hopes up or to believe something until it actually happens. We broke up for various reasons, but it was a good band. Jim and Don produced some magical music. Jamie Muir
[ Actually Anyway Band Because Believe Broke Fell Getting Good Happens Hopes Jim Learned Magical Money Music Out Produced Ran Reasons Some Something Through Time Until Up Various Waste Your]
Rock became an incredible commercial success, people just became bored with serious music, and it was forgotten. Henry Flynt
[ Became Bored Commercial Forgotten Incredible Just Music Rock Serious Success]
I was totally involved in Bobby's World from the time we started the idea to sitting with the artists on how he would look, to the script meetings, the music, the lyrics, the songs. Howie Mandel
[ Artists Bobby How Idea Involved Look Lyrics Meetings Music Script Sitting Songs Started Time Totally World Would]
The way I feel about music is that there is no right and wrong. Only true and false. Fiona Apple
[ False Feel Music Only Right True Way Wrong]
Hunting, fishing, drawing, and music occupied my every moment. Cares I knew not, and cared naught about them. John James Audubon
[ Cared Cares Drawing Every Fishing Hunting Knew Moment Music Naught Occupied Them]
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. John Guare
[ Ballet Bodies Come Controlled Emotional Extraordinary Force Geometry Given Listen Look Makes Music Space Such Those Together Us Way Wonder]
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. Blythe Danner
[ Actors Admire Adored Always Away Business Diligently First Get Hard Just Lazy Love Music Musician Really Respect Sometimes Work]
We simply write the kind of music we enjoy most and hope that our audience will enjoy it too. Benny Anderson
[ Audience Enjoy Hope Kind Most Music Our Simply Too Will Write]
I didn't get into making music for the fame aspect. There are people who do desire that. Sheryl Crow
[ Aspect Desire Fame Get Into Making Music]
I like many types of music and probably too many to mention here. Louise Brown
[ Here Many Mention Music Probably Too Types]
Rock 'n' roll music is what gets me off. Joan Jett
[ Gets Music Off Rock Roll]
I mean, in the course of an evening, people will take a solo here and there, but generally it's all about the rhythm of that music. Dealing with the rhythm with everything. That's essentially at least my concept of what that group is. Charlie Hunter
[ Concept Course Dealing Essentially Evening Everything Generally Group Here Least Mean Music Rhythm Solo Take Will]
I used to go with him and I'd sometimes play, take over from him. That was my first taste of the music business, I suppose, but I was also in the youth orchestra at Johnston Grammar. Trevor Horn
[ Also Business First Go Grammar Him Music Orchestra Over Play Sometimes Suppose Take Taste Used Youth]
I wanna show that gospel, country, blues, rhythm and blues, jazz, rock 'n' roll are all just really one thing. Those are the American music and that is the American culture. Etta James
[ American Blues Country Culture Gospel Jazz Just Music Really Rhythm Rock Roll Show Thing Those Wanna]
You learn at a certain point that you have to focus on the business side of music. After getting ripped off a couple of times, you figure out that you need to get a grip on it. Neil Schon
[ After Business Certain Couple Figure Focus Get Getting Grip Learn Music Need Off Out Point Ripped Side Times]
In my opinion I do not think I am a better guitarist than Ace, I honestly think we're both different, and we both brought something unique to the musical. Vinnie Vincent
[ Ace Am Better Both Brought Different Guitarist Honestly Musical Opinion Something Than Think Unique]
Hopefully each film can be given a musical voice of its own, which is not to say that the instrumentation is always unique, but that the relationship between the sound and the image is unique. Carter Burwell
[ Always Between Each Film Given Hopefully Image Instrumentation Musical Own Relationship Say Sound Unique Voice Which]
If we look at music history closely, it is not difficult to isolate certain elements of great potency which were to nourish the art of music for decades, if not centuries. George Crumb
[ Art Centuries Certain Closely Decades Difficult Elements Great History Isolate Look Music Nourish Potency Were Which]
I only write music for myself, I don't try and appeal to anyone else. Bryan Adams
[ Anyone Appeal Else Music Myself Only Try Write]
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. Andy Garcia
[ Acted Acting Always Any Bit Community Films First Interest Into Itself Kid Know Little Mean Music Natural Somehow Theatre Transition Would Young]
I believe in my music. Ralph Stanley
[ Believe Music]
Skiffle was a name that was attached to what was, in essence, American folk music with a beat. Van Morrison
[ American Attached Beat Essence Folk Music Name Skiffle]
A musician can get lost to what he is in the session busines as it was. Jim Sullivan
[ Get Lost Musician Session]
The thrill of hearing your own voice recorded is still there, I still love it, going into the studio and thinking how can I sing this song and between the producers and the musicians you find a way of doing it. Cliff Richard
[ Between Doing Find Going Hearing How Into Love Musicians Own Producers Recorded Sing Song Still Studio Thinking Thrill Voice Way Your]
If you are a musician and you don't show any interest on the business level then you are actually vulnerable and people will rip you off. They will sweet talk you into anything. Michael Schenker
[ Actually Any Anything Business Interest Into Level Musician Off Rip Show Sweet Talk Then Vulnerable Will]
There are singers that I have enjoyed, from Nina Simone and Ray Charles onward. But the music that made music the number one thing for me as a youth was jazz. Robert Wyatt
[ Charles Enjoyed Jazz Made Music Nina Number Onward Ray Singers Thing Youth]
Since the age of 12, all my musical thinking has been influenced by Afro-American music. Alexis Korner
[ Age Been Influenced Music Musical Since Thinking]
In America, life is introverted, self-absorbed - and so is their music. Chris Barber
[ America Introverted Life Music Self-Absorbed Their]
The music field was the first to break down racial barriers, because in order to play together, you have to love the people you are playing with, and if you have any racial inhibitions, you wouldn't be able to do that. Oscar Peterson
[ Able Any Barriers Because Break Down Field First Inhibitions Love Music Order Play Playing Racial Together]
If I hadn't of had music in my life, it's quite possible I'd be dead and I'd much rather be alive. James Hetfield
[ Alive Dead Had Hadn Life Much Music Possible Quite Rather]
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. Carla Bley
[ Best Happening Music Nothing Rock Times World Worthwhile]
The greatest music is made for love, not for money. Greg Lake
[ Greatest Love Made Money Music]
Music's been around a long time, and there's going to be music long after Ray Charles is dead. I just want to make my mark, leave something musically good behind. If it's a big record, that's the frosting on the cake, but music's the main meal. Ray Charles
[ After Around Been Behind Big Cake Charles Dead Going Good Just Leave Long Main Make Mark Meal Music Musically Ray Record Something Time Want]
Change is always happening. That's one of the wonderful things about jazz music. Maynard Ferguson
[ Always Change Happening Jazz Music Things Wonderful]
To be born in Wales, not with a silver spoon in your mouth, but, with music in your blood and with poetry in your soul, is a privilege indeed. Brian Harris
[ Blood Born Indeed Mouth Music Poetry Privilege Silver Soul Spoon Wales Your]
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. Richard Morris
[ Catholics Importantly Mean More Music Reversed Should Slogan Sound Supposed Taught Thus World]
Rock and Roll: Music for the neck downwards. Keith Richards
[ Downwards Music Neck Rock Roll]
It's totally produced now. It's almost like a conveyor belt of what metal's supposed to be like these days. It's not music to me. Geezer Butler
[ Almost Belt Conveyor Days Metal Music Now Produced Supposed These Totally]
I've heard some tunes in recent years that were pretty close to that same idea. The idea was you turn on the radio and you want to hear some music and up comes a commercial. Mose Allison
[ Close Comes Commercial Hear Heard Idea Music Pretty Radio Recent Same Some Tunes Turn Up Want Were Years]
Music has no subject beyond the combinations of notes we hear, for music speaks not only by means of sounds, it speaks nothing but sound. Eduard Hanslick
[ Beyond Combinations Hear Means Music Notes Nothing Only Sound Sounds Speaks Subject]
The heyday of video music was the mid 80's. Nina Blackwood
[ Heyday Mid Music Video]
I think the whole question of meaning in music is difficult enough even if you hear me playing live right now in the same room! What I mean and what you take from it may be two quite different things anyway. Evan Parker
[ Anyway Different Difficult Enough Even Hear Live May Mean Meaning Music Now Playing Question Quite Right Room Same Take Things Think Two Whole]
Be honest with yourself and the way you act when you hear music. That way, when people watch, they'll see something from your heart and soul, and as a result will communicate your feeling and thought much better. Billy Sheehan
[ Act Better Communicate Feeling Hear Heart Honest Much Music Result See Something Soul Thought Watch Way Will Your Yourself]
Teen pop will never die as long as there are teens and popular music. It just takes a different head. Justin Timberlake
[ Die Different Head Just Long Music Never Pop Popular Takes Teen Teens Will]
What I can say is that for may years jazz musicians had to go to Europe, for instance, to be respected and to be sort of treated not in a discriminatory way. I don't think there is anything controversial about me saying that. This is just a fact. Sonny Rollins
[ Anything Controversial Discriminatory Europe Fact Go Had Instance Jazz Just May Musicians Respected Say Saying Sort Think Treated Way Years]
Music must take rank as the highest of the fine arts - as the one which, more than any other, ministers to the human spirit. Herbert Spencer
[ Any Arts Fine Highest Human Ministers More Music Must Other Rank Spirit Take Than Which]
Australia is so cool that it's hard to even know where to start describing it. The beaches are beautiful; so is the weather. Not too crowded. Great food, great music, really nice people. It must be a lot like Los Angeles was many years ago. Mary-Kate Olsen
[ Ago Angeles Australia Beaches Beautiful Cool Crowded Describing Even Food Great Hard Know Los Lot Many Music Must Nice Really Start Too Weather Where Years]
Music is a fantastic peacekeeper of the world, it is integral to harmony, and it is a required fundamental of human emotion. Xun Zi
[ Emotion Fantastic Fundamental Harmony Human Integral Music Required World]
You should play with real musicians; the best music comes from real people interacting with each other. John Fogerty
[ Best Comes Each Interacting Music Musicians Other Play Real Should]
I don't feel comfortable doing interviews. My profession is music, and writing songs. That's what I do. I like to do it, but I hate to talk about it. Van Morrison
[ Comfortable Doing Feel Hate Interviews Music Profession Songs Talk Writing]
I was a jazz major in high school, in an all-jazz band. No matter what I do, it features my musical influences. Wyclef Jean
[ Band Features High Influences Jazz Major Matter Musical School]
That's what I love about our music - it'll never be a hit because you can't dance to it. Adam Jones
[ Because Dance Hit Love Music Never Our]
I thank the Creator of the universe to have discovered the discipline of music was the greatest gift that I could have been given, the possibility to be a student working in the world. Anthony Braxton
[ Been Could Creator Discipline Discovered Gift Given Greatest Music Possibility Student Thank Universe Working World]
It's the duty of all novelists, all painters, all musicians, all people who try to make art move: to look for something they feel authentically, without paying attention to styles. Nathalie Sarraute
[ Art Attention Duty Feel Look Make Move Musicians Novelists Painters Paying Something Styles Try Without]
I wanted to prove the sustaining power of music. David Bowie
[ Music Power Prove Sustaining Wanted]
I don't generally find myself listening to the music of a film unless there's something awfully wrong with it. Carter Burwell
[ Awfully Film Find Generally Listening Music Myself Something Unless Wrong]
I publish my own music. I'm creating my own songbook. It works that way for me; I'm very independent. David Friedman
[ Creating Independent Music Own Publish Songbook Very Way Works]
I am most proud that I stayed true to the music of my soul. Wynonna Judd
[ Am Most Music Proud Soul Stayed True]
It is from the blues that all that may be called American music derives its most distinctive character. James Weldon Johnson
[ American Blues Called Character Derives Distinctive May Most Music]
Learning to read music in Braille and play by ear helped me develop a damn good memory. Ray Charles
[ Braille Damn Develop Ear Good Helped Learning Memory Music Play Read]
I'm actually not an exhibitionist at all. When you get onstage and you get under the lights playing music, I feel more hidden and more alone than anywhere else. You hide behind your music and let your emotions come out through the music. Tim McGraw
[ Actually Alone Anywhere Behind Come Else Emotions Exhibitionist Feel Get Hidden Hide Lights More Music Onstage Out Playing Than Through Under Your]
Instrumental music can spread the international language. Herb Alpert
[ Instrumental International Language Music Spread]
Music is my life. Robert Iler
[ Life Music]
Music is meant to be a beautiful thing. Chuck Mangione
[ Beautiful Meant Music Thing]
Aesthetically, we were enormously successful. Economically... there was no success. It was all about music of the future and unfortunately it was a band that didn't have any future. Wayne Kramer
[ Aesthetically Any Band Economically Enormously Future Music Success Successful Unfortunately Were]
We hope that eventually there would be an occasion which I can personally prove that game music can in fact impress many different people and move them. Nobuo Uematsu
[ Different Eventually Fact Game Hope Impress Many Move Music Occasion Personally Prove Them Which Would]
Not everyone deserves to be a musician, you get lucky enough to be one. Joshua Homme
[ Deserves Enough Everyone Get Lucky Musician]
I should in fairness add that my taste in music is reputedly deplorable. Paul Scofield
[ Add Deplorable Fairness Music Should Taste]
I wanted to write songs which I think is a different thing. I wanted to write music that is informed by folk music. The chord progressions are obvious references. Joanna Newsom
[ Chord Different Folk Informed Music Obvious References Songs Thing Think Wanted Which Write]
I've been here 21 years, and I literally did walk up and down Music Row trying to break into the business. I felt very free to go into any publishing company. Steven Curtis Chapman
[ Any Been Break Business Company Did Down Felt Free Go Here Into Literally Music Publishing Row Trying Up Very Walk Years]
You listen to a piece of music and it will remind you of something-it might make you happy, it might make you sad, but it is very emotive. And I think that Duran Duran have always understood that. Nick Rhodes
[ Always Duran Emotive Happy Listen Make Might Music Piece Remind Sad Think Understood Very Will]
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. Bootsy Collins
[ Always Anyway Brash Cats Crowd Early Fellows Hanging Hip Just Musicians Older Out Real Started Them Were Young]
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. Abbey Lincoln
[ Cabinet Could Find Inside Look Looking Making Music See Somebody Were Wonderful Would]
I've always had a lot of creative impact on the music with Timbaland. Missy Elliot
[ Always Creative Had Impact Lot Music]
The advice I am giving always to all my students is above all to study the music profoundly... music is like the ocean, and the instruments are little or bigger islands, very beautiful for the flowers and trees. Andres Segovia Music
[ Above Advice Always Am Beautiful Bigger Flowers Giving Instruments Islands Little Music Ocean Profoundly Students Study Trees Very]
You have a wine tasting of different years, and we're sort of doing that with our music, giving them a taste of what Journey used to be like. Jonathan Cain
[ Different Doing Giving Journey Music Our Sort Taste Tasting Them Used Wine Years]
If you really believe music is dangerous, you should let it go in one ear and out the other. Jose Bergamin
[ Believe Dangerous Ear Go Music Other Out Really Should]
All rock musicians are deaf... Or insensitive to mellow sounds. Marc Bolan
[ Deaf Insensitive Mellow Musicians Rock Sounds]
If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere music. Thomas Carlyle Music
[ Being Deep Enough Everywhere Heart Look Music Nature See Will]
There's a sadness to the human condition that I think music is good for. It gives a counterpoint to the visual beauty, and adds depth to pictures that they wouldn't have if the music wasn't there. Mike Figgis
[ Adds Beauty Condition Counterpoint Depth Gives Good Human Music Pictures Sadness Think Visual]
I was stuck with looking like a girl. As soon as I got out of music it was straight off to the hairdressers. Adam Rickitt
[ Girl Got Looking Music Off Out Soon Straight Stuck]
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. Juice Newton
[ Buy Companies Consumers Cool Fans Limited Looking Lot Music Radio Record Scene Tell Them Think Today]
I do see value in music criticism. Most of the criticism I have received over the years has been very good. Van Morrison
[ Been Criticism Good Most Music Over Received See Value Very Years]
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. Elmer Bernstein
[ Away Found Instant Made Millions Most Music Occasional Played Right Score Thing Thought Thrilling Would]
I play piano and guitar and I do write my own stuff so to a certain extent I know what I want to do in regards to music. But I'm still finding out what kind of music is my favourite kind to listen to, never mind do myself so I've got a lot of time to find out myself and develop myself as an artist. Richard Fleeshman
[ Artist Certain Develop Extent Favourite Find Finding Got Guitar Kind Know Listen Lot Mind Music Myself Never Out Own Piano Play Regards Still Stuff Time Want Write]
Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue. Plato Music
[ Education Movement Music Reach Soul Sound Virtue]
And I like to interpret music. So I think it's all interpretive. Katey Sagal
[ Interpret Interpretive Music Think]
The beautiful thing about hip-hop is it's like an audio collage. You can take any form of music and do it in a hip-hop way and it'll be a hip-hop song. That's the only music you can do that with. Talib Kweli
[ Any Audio Beautiful Collage Form Hip-Hop Music Only Song Take Thing Way]
Well I had a musical background, but I still didn't know a lot about drums at the time. Caroline Corr
[ Background Drums Had Know Lot Musical Still Time Well]
I didn't know much about him, and I wasn't a big country music fan. I listened to the Beatles and David Bowie, so I didn't know a lot about him. Joaquin Phoenix
[ Beatles Big Bowie Country David Fan Him Know Listened Lot Much Music]
It's a dream come true, and with this music, with this Rossini, it's unbelievable how to express the joy and express the joy of the situation and the joy to play this music, to sing this music, it's really fantastic. Cecilia Bartoli
[ Come Dream Express Fantastic How Joy Music Play Really Sing Situation True Unbelievable]
I feel like a lot of the fundamental material, I've assimilated. So now the question is: Am I going to really get into my spiritual inheritance of music and really develop my abilities? Wynton Marsalis
[ Abilities Am Assimilated Develop Feel Fundamental Get Going Inheritance Into Lot Material Music Now Question Really Spiritual]
Making music is fantastic. Warren Cuccurullo
[ Fantastic Making Music]
I enjoy the videos with the sound off, where you can look at the belly buttons and everything. Really some pretty girls, but I don't know about the music. Merle Haggard
[ Belly Buttons Enjoy Everything Girls Know Look Music Off Pretty Really Some Sound Videos Where]
There's a reason I moved to NYC, and if I listed all the musicians on my list you'd grow weary. Trevor Dunn
[ Grow List Listed Moved Musicians Nyc Reason Weary]
I think Charley Pride has been one of the best things to happen to country music, to prove it belongs to everybody. Loretta Lynn
[ Been Belongs Best Charley Country Everybody Happen Music Pride Prove Things Think]
I think you have to keep a childlike quality to play music or make a record. Beck
[ Childlike Keep Make Music Play Quality Record Think]
It was quite a shot in the head to do the album and then have it shot down by nonmusical idiots. Dan Fogelberg
[ Album Down Head Idiots Quite Shot Then]
Singing instrumental music is most important because, while you play an instrument, you are singing through the instrument... actually, you are singing inside. Ali Akbar Khan
[ Actually Because Important Inside Instrument Instrumental Most Music Play Singing Through While]
All music is folk music. I ain't never heard a horse sing a song. Louis Armstrong
[ Folk Heard Horse Music Never Sing Song]
I think one of the best things you can do, no matter what you play, is to take up piano. Music is based on chord changes and harmonies, and you can get 'em more out of an instrument like piano, where you can hear all the notes at once. John Haley Sims
[ Based Best Changes Chord Em Get Harmonies Hear Instrument Matter More Music Notes Once Out Piano Play Take Things Think Up Where]
I think that people should learn about that. In most music, there's one way that you do something, and that's the only way. In jazz, it's a lot different. Billy Higgins
[ Different Jazz Learn Lot Most Music Only Should Something Think Way]
There are wonderful museums with lots of photographs of 1920's musicals. Julie Harris
[ Lots Museums Musicals Photographs Wonderful]
This was during a period when I was producing Brazil '66 records and got infected by Brazilian music. Herb Alpert
[ Brazil Brazilian During Got Infected Music Period Producing Records]
Most of today's music is done electronically. Klaus Schulze
[ Done Electronically Most Music Today]
And for REO - they get to play for some Styx fans and then we get to play in front of some REO fans. It helps spread the new music to the following of other bands. James Young
[ Bands Fans Following Front Get Helps Music New Other Play Some Spread Styx Then]
Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn't music. William Stafford
[ Anything Before Dance Kids Learn Music]
I'm still grappling with all the things most people resolve by the time they're 35. Maybe that's why I make music that is relevant to young people. I'm emotionally stuck at the age of 13. Siobhan Fahey
[ Age Emotionally Grappling Make Maybe Most Music Relevant Resolve Still Stuck Things Time Why Young]
I cannot conceive of music that expresses absolutely nothing. Bela Bartok
[ Absolutely Cannot Conceive Expresses Music Nothing]
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. Alex O'Loughlin
[ Any Because Certainly Enjoy Enough Good Just Kind Level Music Quiet Time Write]
My skin is hard when it comes to my music. But with my movies, I'm still a virgin in a lot of ways. I'm not used to being shot down for no reason. Will Smith
[ Being Comes Down Hard Lot Movies Music Reason Shot Skin Still Used Ways]
Once I discovered music, I knew what I wanted to do. Rick Springfield
[ Discovered Knew Music Once Wanted]
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. Billy Joel
[ Able Being Believe Born Express Gift Music Ourselves Particular Reason Through Whatever]
I was king of the mountain for a long time, well, I don't want that no more. I like to perform every once in a while for people who want to see me, and cut albums of music that is what I'm really about. Waylon Jennings
[ Albums Cut Every King Long More Mountain Music Once Perform Really See Time Want Well While]
Country music has changed tremendously, so what now is considered country was not considered country at that time. We were doing stuff that probably could have been called country music today, but would certainly have not have fit in at that time. Charlie Daniels
[ Been Called Certainly Changed Considered Could Country Doing Fit Music Now Probably Stuff Time Today Tremendously Were Would]
And to me, I had come out of Texas, and during that time was when I realized that a lot of people in Nashville, their idea of what country music was was not the same as mine. Lee Ann Womack
[ Come Country During Had Idea Lot Mine Music Nashville Out Realized Same Texas Their Time]
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. Christina Milian
[ Doing Focus Fun Homework Inspires Listening Lot Movies Music Practice Studying Time Watching]
With the Rhythm Kings, I can involve myself in arranging and producing the music as well as the choice of songs. Bill Wyman
[ Arranging Choice Involve Kings Music Myself Producing Rhythm Songs Well]
Even from a listening end now, I'm still completely a fan of music. James Iha
[ Completely End Even Fan Listening Music Now Still]
At home I'm just a guy who has interests that extend far beyond music. Layne Staley
[ Beyond Extend Far Guy Home Interests Just Music]
The funny thing is, the music that I'm writing now is probably some of the most cutting edge we've ever done. The music that I'm thinking about putting on our next album. Charlie Daniels
[ Album Cutting Done Edge Ever Funny Most Music Next Now Our Probably Putting Some Thing Thinking Writing]
There's rises and falls and ups and downs in all music. Tim McGraw
[ Downs Falls Music Rises Ups]
Right, different generations come along, and discover the music, I think. Wanda Jackson
[ Along Come Different Discover Generations Music Right Think]
Listening is the key to everything good in music. Pat Metheny
[ Everything Good Key Listening Music]
My parents had a pub and each Sunday there was an accordionist. They have told me that when I was in my cradle, I already was imitating the gestures of the musician. Toots Thielemans
[ Already Cradle Each Gestures Had Imitating Musician Parents Pub Sunday Told]
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. Elvis Costello
[ Artists Bit Cases Country Curiosity Had Little More Music Obviously Original Out Searching Seeking Some Started Than Up Went]
I think of painting without subject matter as music without words. Kenneth Noland
[ Matter Music Painting Subject Think Without Words]
No matter what you do for a living all we have is music to get through certain situations. Deana Carter
[ Certain Get Living Matter Music Situations Through]
When I used to do musical theatre, my dad refused to come backstage. He never wanted to see the props up close or the sets up close. He didn't want to see the magic. Nia Vardalos
[ Backstage Close Come Dad Magic Musical Never Props Refused See Sets Theatre Up Used Want Wanted]
After the war, once the bop revolution had taken hold, there were all kinds of young musicians, talented young musicians, who were ready for this fusion of classical and jazz. Gunther Schuller
[ After Classical Fusion Had Hold Jazz Kinds Musicians Once Ready Revolution Taken Talented War Were Young]
When the band begins to get a name for themselves, and the writers get assigned to bands, they'll hit somebody who just doesn't like that kind of music, or they love hip hop but hate guitar rock. Kim Deal
[ Assigned Band Bands Begins Get Guitar Hate Hip Hit Hop Just Kind Love Music Name Rock Somebody Themselves Writers]
I was never worried that synthesizers would replace musicians. First of all, you have to be a musician in order to make music with a synthesizer. Robert Moog
[ First Make Music Musician Musicians Never Order Replace Synthesizer Synthesizers Worried Would]
Creativity is much better when it's free. Someone can take it and sell it if that's what it needs, and from that standpoint, you have to have a label. If you could make your music and just give it away and somehow make a living - that would be the best scenario. Matthew Sweet
[ Away Best Better Could Creativity Free Give Just Label Living Make Much Music Needs Scenario Sell Somehow Someone Standpoint Take Would Your]
Younger players in this music often turn out to be middle aged; it is not a young music. Derek Bailey
[ Aged Middle Music Often Out Players Turn Young Younger]
A lot of my success comes from black music. It's something I'm very proud of. Michael Bolton
[ Black Comes Lot Music Proud Something Success Very]
When you hear someone from the very north of Scotland speaking, I think its nice, very musical and harmonious. Sean Connery
[ Harmonious Hear Musical Nice North Scotland Someone Speaking Think Very]
In any case, Ives encouraged me to go into music even though he himself had such a hard time being a composer. Elliott Carter
[ Any Being Case Composer Encouraged Even Go Had Hard Himself Into Ives Music Such Though Time]
I listened to Kelley's record with pleasure. Great to hear real music with respect for the righteous roots. Her singing is outstanding - no frills, down to the bone and intense. Jerry Wexler
[ Bone Down Great Hear Her Intense Kelley Listened Music Outstanding Pleasure Real Record Respect Righteous Roots Singing]
Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart. Pablo Casals
[ Beautiful Divine Heart Music Poetic Tell Things Way]
I've made more than 50 records with a wide range of music. I've often veered to check something out. Gary Burton
[ Check Made More Music Often Out Range Records Something Than Wide]
Music has always gotten me through life, particularly honest, real music. Lisa Marie Presley
[ Always Gotten Honest Life Music Particularly Real Through]
Jazz is known all over the world as an American musical art form and that's it. No America, no jazz. I've seen people try to connect it to other countries, for instance to Africa, but it doesn't have a damn thing to do with Africa. Art Blakey
[ Africa America American Art Connect Countries Damn Form Instance Jazz Known Musical Other Over Seen Thing Try World]
I would never have become music director of the Chicago Symphony, which would have been an extremely sad loss. Georg Solti
[ Become Been Chicago Director Extremely Loss Music Never Sad Symphony Which Would]
I learned that the only way you are going to get anywhere in life is to work hard at it. Whether you're a musician, a writer, an athlete or a businessman, there is no getting around it. If you do, you'll win - if you don't, you won't. Bruce Jenner
[ Anywhere Around Athlete Businessman Get Getting Going Hard Learned Life Musician Only Way Whether Win Won Work Writer]
You can have all sorts of relationships, but there's something with musicians working together where you can have relationship that can just continue to grow in a beautiful way. Beth Orton
[ Beautiful Continue Grow Just Musicians Relationship Relationships Something Sorts Together Way Where Working]
My opinion is that music is music. As long as you approach doing a remix with truth, I don't see the dance remixes being any different than an hip-hop remix- it's really a different version of the song. Deborah Cox
[ Any Approach Being Dance Different Doing Hip-Hop Long Music Opinion Really Remix Remixes See Song Than Truth Version]
Folk music was out there. Clubs were springing up and they were hot with the college kids. Dick Smothers
[ Clubs College Folk Hot Kids Music Out Springing Up Were]
I am not doing something that it is experimental music in relation to classical music. Joanna Newsom
[ Am Classical Doing Experimental Music Relation Something]
Blues music is becoming more and more popular than it ever was. I'm always meeting people on the road that are really young, and are guitar players. male and female. Mick Taylor
[ Always Becoming Blues Ever Female Guitar Male Meeting More Music Players Popular Really Road Than Young]
Being in Blur has allowed me to travel and hear the music that's being made all over the world. Damon Albarn
[ Allowed Being Blur Hear Made Music Over Travel World]
I never learned to read music. Norman Spinrad
[ Learned Music Never Read]
I've never intended to be controversial but it's very easy to be controversial in pop music because nobody ever is. Steven Morrissey
[ Because Controversial Easy Ever Intended Music Never Nobody Pop Very]
The hardest of all the arts to speak of is music, because music has no meaning to speak of. Ned Rorem
[ Arts Because Hardest Meaning Music Speak]
You can't listen to what people who aren't musical have to say. When Anytime was released, I had bad reviews, and at first I was hurt. Your songs are like your children. You don't want to hear, 'Your kid is ugly.' But I knew the record was good and it would sell. Brian McKnight
[ Anytime Bad Children First Good Had Hear Hurt Kid Knew Listen Musical Record Released Reviews Say Sell Songs Ugly Want Would Your]
You know, when I hear music, I just hear the whole thing. Meg White
[ Hear Just Know Music Thing Whole]
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. Steven Morrissey
[ Became Certainly Deeply Dolls Indeed Interested Music New Parents Peculiar Time Very Were Worried York]
A name doesn't make the music. It's just called that to differentiate it from other types of music. Art Blakey
[ Called Differentiate Just Make Music Name Other Types]
Music is a language, you see, a universal language. Sun Ra
[ Language Music See Universal]
When I recorded Contra la Puerta, I never really thought out doing the material live. Mostly because I haven't really seen any electronic music performed live in an interesting way. Jim Coleman
[ Any Because Contra Doing Electronic Haven Interesting La Live Material Mostly Music Never Out Performed Really Recorded Seen Thought Way]
I'm not in it for the money. I like music. I love to write music. I can't imagine myself not playing or singing or writing. It would just drive me crazy if I didn't. Paul Simon
[ Crazy Drive Imagine Just Love Money Music Myself Playing Singing Would Write Writing]
Canned music is like audible wallpaper. Alistair Cooke
[ Audible Canned Music Wallpaper]
I love music and I love to dance. Jami Gertz
[ Dance Love Music]
In America, music is more tightly categorized. Ednita Nazario
[ America Categorized More Music Tightly]
There is no music that can't be used politically, but the motives behind the creation of that music can be non-political. Earle Brown
[ Behind Creation Motives Music Non-Political Politically Used]
Music was around in my family in two ways. My mother would occasionally sing to me, but I was mostly stimulated by the classical music my father had left behind. I had an ear for music, I suppose, so that's what began my interest in music. Tom Glazer
[ Around Began Behind Classical Ear Family Father Had Interest Left Mostly Mother Music Occasionally Sing Stimulated Suppose Two Ways Would]
Classical music's ability to translate emotional themes is fantastic. Alan Price
[ Ability Classical Emotional Fantastic Music Themes Translate]
I'll come in with a string of riffs and direct the musical ideas. But you still need a band and their input to make the ideas come alive. You can't underestimate band chemistry. Billy Corgan
[ Alive Band Chemistry Come Direct Ideas Input Make Musical Need Riffs Still String Their Underestimate]
When I was a kid, I went through a lot of musical phases, and one was when I'd learn everything that The Beatles ever recorded. After I started drums, I fell in love with their music so much that I just wanted to learn everything. Eric Carr
[ After Beatles Drums Ever Everything Fell Just Kid Learn Lot Love Much Music Musical Phases Recorded Started Their Through Wanted Went]
I began thinking I would do musical theater because in high school that was really the only sort of curriculum they had as far as getting onstage and doing anything that anybody would see. So that's what I did. Gretchen Mol
[ Anybody Anything Because Began Curriculum Did Doing Far Getting Had High Musical Only Onstage Really School See Sort Theater Thinking Would]
I dress up a certain way because I respect the music. Wynton Marsalis
[ Because Certain Dress Music Respect Up Way]
It was only later on that I became more interested in older music. Elliott Carter
[ Became Interested Later More Music Older Only]
If I think about the way I was drawn into the music, it was much more by recordings than by live performances. Evan Parker
[ Drawn Into Live More Much Music Performances Recordings Than Think Way]
Memphis is a great town, man. There's a great musical community here. I'm trying to fit in. Charles Moore
[ Community Fit Great Here Man Memphis Musical Town Trying]
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. Lynette Fromme
[ Appear Believe Care Commit Contracts Depends Given Many Money Musicians Must Places Produce Say Sells Themselves Times Whether Will Yet]
I learned from my uncle that jazz, like symphony music, was built to last. David Amram
[ Built Jazz Last Learned Music Symphony Uncle]
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. Sting
[ Dies Eats Form Language Mongrel Music Musical Needs Own See Tail]
Country Music is great music because it really comes from real life experiences. It is such a great haven for reality. Bryan White
[ Because Comes Country Experiences Great Haven Life Music Real Reality Really Such]
I don't have any message in the music. Music will be fine as long as you take care of yourself. John McLaughlin
[ Any Care Fine Long Message Music Take Will Yourself]
We've worked very hard as a band and would like to think we've got this far on the strength of our music. Caroline Corr
[ Band Far Got Hard Music Our Strength Think Very Worked Would]
I don't think there is much American music. Harrison Birtwistle
[ American Much Music Think]
I don't live in as much fear as I used to. I'm not afraid of the music business. Life is too damn short. I know what's important, and the tasks are very clear. Kathy Mattea
[ Afraid Business Clear Damn Fear Important Know Life Live Much Music Short Tasks Too Used Very]
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. Harvey Fierstein
[ Adverse Always Because Could Different Exactly Idea Just Lot Musical Play Song Songs Story Tell Through Torch Will Would]
From the time I moved to San Francisco in 1967 to play with the Steve Miller Band, there was a lot of support in the music community for one cause or another, but this one was special because it was put on by people who understood where musicians' hearts are. Boz Scaggs
[ Another Band Because Cause Community Francisco Hearts Lot Miller Moved Music Musicians Play Put San Special Steve Support Time Understood Where]
Music is amazing. There's some metaphysical comfort where it allows you to be isolated and alone while telling you that you are not alone... truly, the only cure for sadness is to share it with someone else. Wayne Coyne
[ Allows Alone Amazing Comfort Cure Else Isolated Metaphysical Music Only Sadness Share Some Someone Telling Truly Where While]
I love to read. I love to stretch. In the morning, I get up, and if I'm not in a hurry, I will lie on the floor on a rug, look through some books and magazines, and maybe listen to music and try to do stretching exercises to tune up. Jackson Browne
[ Books Exercises Floor Get Hurry Lie Listen Look Love Magazines Maybe Morning Music Read Rug Some Stretch Stretching Through Try Tune Up Will]
Whether you listen to a piece of music, or a poem, or look at a picture or a jug, or a piece of sculpture, what matters about it is not what it has in common with others of its kind, but what is singularly its own. Basil Bunting
[ Common Jug Kind Listen Look Matters Music Others Own Picture Piece Poem Sculpture Singularly Whether]
Whether I'm doing music or I'm walking down the street or I'm in a record store buying a record or I walk into a comic store and I'm buying comics or having a drink with my friends, it's the same me. Glenn Danzig
[ Buying Comic Comics Doing Down Drink Friends Having Into Music Record Same Store Street Walk Walking Whether]
The world is full of poetry. The air is living with its spirit; and the waves dance to the music of its melodies, and sparkle in its brightness. James Gates Percival
[ Air Brightness Dance Full Living Melodies Music Poetry Sparkle Spirit Waves World]
The music business used to carry a certain amount of brotherly love, but it isn't that way now. Jimmy Rushing
[ Amount Brotherly Business Carry Certain Love Music Now Used Way]
We went for the best overall feel on each song. There are no musical overdubs at all. It's a true live record; it's one of the few true live records out there. Ben Harper
[ Best Each Feel Few Live Musical Out Overall Overdubs Record Records Song True Went]
So evidently music was a killer app and is a killer app for computer and the Internet; it just took the tech industry a long time to hear that message. Thomas Dolby
[ Computer Evidently Hear Industry Internet Just Killer Long Message Music Tech Time Took]
Great music is that which penetrates the ear with facility and leaves the memory with difficulty. Magical music never leaves the memory. Thomas Beecham
[ Difficulty Ear Facility Great Leaves Magical Memory Music Never Penetrates Which]
I think that you have to bear in mind that music is about escape, and it's not unreasonable to think the music business would be based around escapism. Peter Hook
[ Around Based Bear Business Escape Escapism Mind Music Think Unreasonable Would]
These wealthy people were very interested in contemporary music. They wanted to help diffuse it and get it to be known to other people. Elliott Carter
[ Contemporary Diffuse Get Help Interested Known Music Other These Very Wanted Wealthy Were]
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. Georgie Fame
[ Album Audience Bbc Because Did Had Happening Independent Knew Licensed Music Playing Production Street Then Were]
There are kids out there that are into Iron Maiden and others who are strictly into industrial music, but they come for the same reason; they all like us and they different things out of the band's music. Daisy Berkowitz
[ Band Come Different Industrial Into Iron Kids Maiden Music Others Out Reason Same Strictly Things Us]
The movie that's had the most effect on me is Jaws. To this day when I'm in the ocean, I'm hearing that music. Judd Nelson
[ Day Effect Had Hearing Jaws Most Movie Music Ocean]
I've done a lot of growing up since the age of 16 and I really wanted that to be reflected in my music. Kelly Osbourne
[ Age Done Growing Lot Music Really Reflected Since Up Wanted]
It took me way beyond what I knew, into places of which I was totally scared, but as I became less frightened, I welcomed new ways of thinking and approaching something. It made me an infinitely richer person, and I think a better musician. Yo-Yo Ma
[ Approaching Became Better Beyond Frightened Infinitely Into Knew Less Made Musician New Person Places Richer Scared Something Think Thinking Took Totally Way Ways Welcomed Which]
I'm approaching a period in my life though where I'd like to be totally absorbed into music, doing concerts, writing something. Basically, that IS what I am doing. Roscoe Mitchell
[ Absorbed Am Approaching Basically Concerts Doing Into Life Music Period Something Though Totally Where Writing]
I'm always going to get more of a charge playing Chicago than I will Duluth or some place like that. Just because of the history and the people there are way more knowledgeable than a lot of other cities. It's an amazing music scene with some great bands and great musicians. Matt Cameron
[ Always Amazing Bands Because Charge Chicago Cities Get Going Great History Just Knowledgeable Lot More Music Musicians Other Place Playing Scene Some Than Way Will]
Jazz is a white term to define black people. My music is black classical music. Nina Simone
[ Black Classical Define Jazz Music Term White]
But, you know, I'd be happy just making music. John Lurie
[ Happy Just Know Making Music]
My father taught me to read music and play the piano-but not well, even though people have said that I'm a natural musician. Ethel Merman
[ Even Father Music Musician Natural Play Read Said Taught Though Well]
I loved old black and white movies, especially the Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers musicals. I loved everything about them - the songs, the music, the romance and the spectacle. They were real class and I knew that I wanted to be in that world. Sharon Stone
[ Astaire Black Class Especially Everything Fred Ginger Knew Loved Movies Music Musicals Old Real Rogers Romance Songs Spectacle Them Wanted Were White World]
To me history ought to be a source of pleasure. It isn't just part of our civic responsibility. To me it's an enlargement of the experience of being alive, just the way literature or art or music is. David McCullough
[ Alive Art Being Civic Enlargement Experience History Just Literature Music Ought Our Part Pleasure Responsibility Source Way]
I'm really interested in writing a piece of music that will move you, that will really move you. That is really the only reason that I'm writing music. Leo Ornstein
[ Interested Move Music Only Piece Really Reason Will Writing]
I've been informed by both sides, jazz, western music, Asian music, African music, all sides, because I've been interested in the sound of the universe, and that sound is without limit. Joseph Jarman
[ African Asian Because Been Both Informed Interested Jazz Limit Music Sides Sound Universe Western Without]
I conceived of an instrument that would create sound without using any mechanical energy, like the conductor of an orchestra. The orchestra plays mechanically, using mechanical energy; the conductor just moves his hands, and his movements have an effect on the music artistry. Leon Theremin
[ Any Artistry Conceived Conductor Create Effect Energy Hands His Instrument Just Mechanical Mechanically Movements Moves Music Orchestra Plays Sound Using Without Would]
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. Olivier Messiaen
[ Allowed Exactly Made Make Music Musical Must Play Reproduce Should Stone Text Were Wood]
As soon as I hear music, something in me starts to vibrate. Suzanne Farrell
[ Hear Music Something Soon Starts Vibrate]
Hopefully people can see my music is tethered to my brain. John Mayer
[ Brain Hopefully Music See]
It is a rare American who does not have some story about how music has made our lives richer and more interesting, how it has changed our moods, brought out the best in our character and even sometimes helped us earn a living. Lamar Alexander
[ American Best Brought Changed Character Does Earn Even Helped How Interesting Lives Living Made Moods More Music Our Out Rare Richer Some Sometimes Story Us]
Religion is no more possible without prayer than poetry without language, or music without atmosphere. James Martineau
[ Atmosphere Language More Music Poetry Possible Prayer Religion Than Without]
The only thing that exists to me is commercial pop music. Barry Gibb
[ Commercial Exists Music Only Pop Thing]
If people are really excited about their music, and that's their primary motivation, then that comes through in demo tapes. That's the most important ingredient. Greg Ginn
[ Comes Demo Excited Important Ingredient Most Motivation Music Primary Really Tapes Their Then Through]
At one time, I was persuaded to want to make music, and people answered me that that was not possible. Yannick Noah
[ Answered Make Music Persuaded Possible Time Want]
We wanted to make sure that the film covered the main issues of his life. Musicianship, appearance. Martin Bashir
[ Appearance Covered Film His Issues Life Main Make Musicianship Sure Wanted]
But working with Dre, I grew up with his music, so I'm still like more a fan. Obie Trice
[ Dre Fan Grew His More Music Still Up Working]
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try. Mary Kay Ash
[ Dare Die Live Most Music Never Still Their Try]
I prefer to write music for family films. I like people. Alex North
[ Family Films Music Prefer Write]
I had this idea for a while to do mix this Al Green vibe with a samba thing. I tried to do that in many different ways. Peter added his own modern notion of funk and his own deep background in classical music. Arto Lindsay
[ Added Al Background Classical Deep Different Funk Green Had His Idea Many Mix Modern Music Notion Own Peter Thing Tried Vibe Ways While]
I actually write film music because I'm classically trained on the piano so as well as songwriting I also write actual film music that could be used for movies like war movies and love movies. Vanessa Brown
[ Actual Actually Also Because Classically Could Film Love Movies Music Piano Songwriting Trained Used War Well Write]
Music is extremely intuitive, which acting too in a different way. Katey Sagal
[ Acting Different Extremely Intuitive Music Too Way Which]
In the beginning, I was searching for myself in my music. My music was for me. I didn't have the mental room to be conscious of the listener; I wrote to save myself. Ayumi Hamasaki
[ Beginning Conscious Listener Mental Music Myself Room Save Searching Wrote]
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. John Romero
[ Always Am Completely Crappy Day Designing Down Game Gamer Games Guarantee Hardcore Into Listen Love May Music Never Playing Sound Strange Title Will Would]
You know, they were returning to the language of the people and trying to use musical language, particularly as Copland did to create a musical language in which all Americans would feel that they had a stake. Michael Tilson Thomas
[ Americans Copland Create Did Feel Had Know Language Musical Particularly Returning Stake Trying Use Were Which Would]
I guess fortunate that I'm still around and I emphasize I guess because you never can tell what musicians would be playing had they been around as long as I have. Sonny Rollins
[ Around Because Been Emphasize Fortunate Guess Had Long Musicians Never Playing Still Tell Would]
There is a great correlation between music and images. Graham Nash
[ Between Correlation Great Images Music]
To the average mind popular music would mean compositions vulgarly conceived and commonplace in their treatment. That is absolutely false. John Philip Sousa
[ Absolutely Average Commonplace Compositions Conceived False Mean Mind Music Popular Their Treatment Would]
I'm from the Bob Wills and the Little Richard school of music. Bob Wills did what the hell he thought, Little Richard did what he thought, and those were my big influences. Buck Owens
[ Big Bob Did Hell Influences Little Music Richard School Those Thought Were Wills]
Even today, skiffle is a defining part of my music. If I get the opportunity to just have a jam, skiffle is what I love to play. Van Morrison
[ Defining Even Get Jam Just Love Music Opportunity Part Play Skiffle Today]
His words and music weren't just joined; they were inseparably married. John Corry
[ His Inseparably Joined Just Married Music Were Weren Words]
One of the reasons we survive as a band is that we are seen as a band of today. We don't want to be seen as a band that tours and plays old songs. We feel that we are making the best music of our careers. Andrew Fletcher
[ Band Best Careers Feel Making Music Old Our Plays Reasons Seen Songs Survive Today Tours Want]
When I use music on stage, the prime directive is to entertain the public, so it is different. Cliff Richard
[ Different Directive Entertain Music Prime Public Stage Use]
We deliberately used elements from Brazilian music and from African and Asian music. Now people can hear that but then it sounded so abstract, they couldn't hear it. Arto Lindsay
[ Abstract African Asian Brazilian Deliberately Elements Hear Music Now Sounded Then Used]
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. Albert Camus
[ Analysis Appreciate Art Conducive Does Dream Feel Fertile First Kind Move Music Must Only Reason Shall Then Tolerate Truly Understand Us Which Will Wish]
For a person as obsessed with music as I am, I always hear a song in the back of my head, all the time, and that usually is my own tune. I've done that all my life. Bjork
[ Always Am Back Done Head Hear Life Music Obsessed Own Person Song Time Tune Usually]
I make the kind of music I like. Duncan Sheik
[ Kind Make Music]
The idea in The Man that Would Be King was that the music should recreate all that majestic surrounding and emphasize the adventure, but also speak about the frustration or, rather said, the curse of both protagonists, even before happened what happens them. Maurice Jarre
[ Adventure Also Before Both Curse Emphasize Even Frustration Happened Happens Idea King Majestic Man Music Protagonists Rather Recreate Said Should Speak Surrounding Them Would]
I think the drummer should sit back there and play some drums, and never mind about the tunes. Just get up there and wail behind whoever is sitting up there playing the solo. And this is what is lacking, definitely lacking in music today. Buddy Rich
[ Back Behind Definitely Drummer Drums Get Just Lacking Mind Music Never Play Playing Should Sit Sitting Solo Some Think Today Tunes Up Wail Whoever]
The lyrics are constructed as empirically as the music. I don't set out to say anything very important. Brian Eno
[ Anything Constructed Empirically Important Lyrics Music Out Say Set Very]
I use rock and jazz and blues rhythms because I love that music. I hope my poetry has a relationship with good-time rock'n roll. Adrian Mitchell
[ Because Blues Hope Jazz Love Music Poetry Relationship Rhythms Rock Roll Use]
In college, I started out doing musicals and Shakespeare. Ray Liotta
[ College Doing Musicals Out Shakespeare Started]
I am still working with music, but Gordon and I no longer perform together. Peter Asher
[ Am Gordon Longer Music Perform Still Together Working]
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. Arnold Schoenberg
[ Also Capable Cause Could Did Emotions Expressing Feelings Had Know Music Never Outlet Painting Renounce Something Versa Very Vice Way Whether Why Words]
I've never believed in cheapening music by going according to what some people think is public taste. Les Baxter
[ According Believed Going Music Never Public Some Taste Think]
All I've ever wanted to do was play music and go on the road and make records. Brody Armstrong
[ Ever Go Make Music Play Records Road Wanted]
I'm very pro presenting the best music I can to the widest audience possible. Lesley Garrett
[ Audience Best Music Possible Presenting Pro Very Widest]
I consider myself a serious musician. Doing a comedy show does not take away from that in any way. Kevin Eubanks
[ Any Away Comedy Consider Does Doing Musician Myself Serious Show Take Way]
I was determined to carve out a music of my own. I didn't want to copy anybody. Bill Monroe
[ Anybody Carve Copy Determined Music Out Own Want]
I'm naturally going to react to that and he'll bring out elements in my musical character that were lying dormant, because I'm relating what he's playing. Benny Green
[ Because Bring Character Dormant Elements Going Lying Musical Naturally Out Playing React Relating Were]
I think we could have done a lot more great music, so I was disappointed that we didn't continue making records and touring, but it's hard to argue with 10 good years. Jerry Harrison
[ Argue Continue Could Disappointed Done Good Great Hard Lot Making More Music Records Think Touring Years]
Everybody was on the same page. Nobody has really gone out there on a different musical journey. When we got back together again, we all wanted to do the same kind of music. Roger Andrew Taylor
[ Again Back Different Everybody Gone Got Journey Kind Music Musical Nobody Out Page Really Same Together Wanted]
I've made a life and career as a professional musician. Melissa Auf der Maur
[ Career Life Made Musician Professional]
To be alive, to be able to see, to walk, to have houses, music, paintings - it's all a miracle. I have adopted the technique of living life miracle to miracle. Arthur Rubinstein
[ Able Adopted Alive Houses Life Living Miracle Music Paintings See Technique Walk]
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. Casey Kasem
[ Audience Boils Communicating Despite Down Improvements Issues Man Microphone Music Playing Sharing Still Stories Talking Technical Woman]
There is one thing that freezes a musician more than the deadliest physical cold, and that is the spiritual chill of an unresponsive audience! John Philip Sousa
[ Audience Chill Cold Deadliest Freezes More Musician Physical Spiritual Than Thing Unresponsive]
In 'thinking up' music I usually have some kind of a brass band with wings on it in back of my mind. Charles Ives
[ Back Band Brass Kind Mind Music Some Thinking Up Usually Wings]
But to me the actual sound of the words is all important; I feel always that the words complete the music and must never be swallowed up in it. Lotte Lehmann
[ Actual Always Complete Feel Important Music Must Never Sound Swallowed Up Words]
I took a lot of time to open myself up to taking chances musically. Gavin DeGraw
[ Chances Lot Musically Myself Open Taking Time Took Up]
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. Keith Urban
[ Convince Country Genuine Heart Love Music Nashville Place Right Think Took While]
Country music is the people's music. It just speaks about real life and about truth and it tells things how they really are. Faith Hill
[ Country How Just Life Music Real Really Speaks Tells Things Truth]
House music is about love, and lots of hip hop is about hate and intolerance, so in that respect, it's not good at all. Chris Lowe
[ Good Hate Hip Hop House Intolerance Lots Love Music Respect]
My primary influences were the best jazz players from the 50's and 60's and later some of the pop people from the same time period along with the better of the well known blues musicians. Walter Becker
[ Along Best Better Blues Influences Jazz Known Later Musicians Period Players Pop Primary Same Some Time Well Were]
I can sing, but my voice is untrained. I'd like to do a musical someday. Sherilyn Fenn
[ Musical Sing Someday Untrained Voice]
The music industry over there seems to treat America like it's one territory even though they got offices in different parts of America - they're still quite sort of 'America is the territory.' Sean Booth
[ America Different Even Got Industry Music Offices Over Parts Quite Seems Sort Still Territory Though Treat]
Music is wonderful. Especially if there's some kind of content to it. Debbie Harry
[ Content Especially Kind Music Some Wonderful]
I don't trawl record shops anymore. I usually hear music in bars or at friends' houses. Andrew Eldritch
[ Anymore Bars Friends Hear Houses Music Record Shops Usually]
I always loved Sam Cooke, because he seemed very versatile. He sang gospel, soul, blues, pop music. Aaron Neville
[ Always Because Blues Cooke Gospel Loved Music Pop Sam Sang Seemed Soul Versatile Very]
Jazz is not the kind of music you are going to learn to play in three or four years or that you can just get because you have some talent for music. Wynton Marsalis
[ Because Four Get Going Jazz Just Kind Learn Music Play Some Talent Three Years]
Quite a few musicians came to our house. And my ma took me to hear many more, hoping to encourage in me a love of music. But she wouldn't consent to my having music lessons, for she feared I might end up as she had done - unable to play except from paper. Mary Lou Williams
[ Came Consent Done Encourage End Except Feared Few Had Having Hear Hoping House Lessons Love Ma Many Might More Music Musicians Our Paper Play Quite She Took Unable Up]
If someone decides to be a musician now, it means because there is no hope of money at the end of it, it means they really want to be a musician. And if someone is writing now, there is no hope for money at the end of it. Doug Coupland
[ Because Decides End Hope Means Money Musician Now Really Someone Want Writing]
Either your understanding of the meaning of music is there from the beginning or it is not. Gordon Getty
[ Beginning Either Meaning Music Understanding Your]
Sometimes a piece of music in the score isn't effective. When a score is too well finished with too many elements, sometimes it's too much. Alejandro Amenabar
[ Effective Elements Finished Many Much Music Piece Score Sometimes Too Well]
I'm always interested in mixing technology and music. You know, maybe I'll have a MIDI bass pickup at some point, I don't really think that's the direction I would want to go. Mike Gordon
[ Always Bass Direction Go Interested Know Maybe Midi Mixing Music Pickup Point Really Some Technology Think Want Would]
We're not spokespeople, we're musicians. Ed O'Brien
[ Musicians Spokespeople]
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. Maurice Jarre
[ Always Assumes Bad Become Change Executive Film Gets His Masterpiece More Music Nervous Nowadays Studio Than Thinks Usual Will]
Music shouldn't be based around money or politics. Music should be a bunch of people that really do great songs together doing them together for the pursuit of having a good time. Jerry Only
[ Around Based Bunch Doing Good Great Having Money Music Politics Pursuit Really Should Songs Them Time Together]
I don't claim to be a musician, I didn't go to Julliard. Dick Dale
[ Claim Go Julliard Musician]
Personally, I can't see how anyone can produce any beautiful music out of being angry. Chico Hamilton
[ Angry Any Anyone Beautiful Being How Music Out Personally Produce See]
For me, everything definitely comes from music. Mike Myers
[ Comes Definitely Everything Music]
When I was younger, I was fascinated by David Bowie, for example. he had created an entire myth around himself. It was as important as his music. Lars von Trier
[ Around Bowie Created David Entire Example Fascinated Had Himself His Important Music Myth Younger]
I'm thrilled we've got a new single out, as singles were the way I first got into music as a child. Ed O'Brien
[ Child First Got Into Music New Out Single Singles Thrilled Way Were]
I think I have a more wider scope for music, I have more taste for music. Dennis Brown
[ More Music Scope Taste Think Wider]
I knew Bobby Dylan back in the days when he lived in the village. He used to come and see me and sing songs for me, saying they ought to go into my next collected book on American folk music. Alan Lomax
[ American Back Bobby Book Collected Come Days Dylan Folk Go Into Knew Lived Music Next Ought Saying See Sing Songs Used Village]
I dare suggest that the composer would do himself and his music an immediate and eventual service by total, resolute and voluntary withdrawal from this public world to one of private performance and electronic media. Milton Babbitt
[ Composer Dare Electronic Eventual Himself His Immediate Media Music Performance Private Public Resolute Service Suggest Total Voluntary Withdrawal World Would]
The awesomeness of God is that even in the works of the Beach Boys, Beatles, etc., the beauty of the music is a mere reflection of what God does everyday. He creates music of all kinds and moods. John Foster
[ Beach Beatles Beauty Boys Creates Does Etc Even Everyday God Kinds Mere Moods Music Reflection Works]
The 1960s were big for folk music, and the Kingston Trio led the way. They were the ones who started it all. The music was fresh and alive. College kids loved it and their parents did, too. George Grove
[ Alive Big College Did Folk Fresh Kids Kingston Led Loved Music Ones Parents Started Their Too Trio Way Were]
The pull between sound and syntax creates a kind of musical tension in the language that interests me. Marilyn Hacker
[ Between Creates Interests Kind Language Musical Pull Sound Syntax Tension]
Music is forever; music should grow and mature with you, following you right on up until you die. Paul Simon Music
[ Die Following Forever Grow Mature Music Right Should Until Up]
I always thought I was singing American folk music. Lonnie Donegan
[ Always American Folk Music Singing Thought]
It wasn't so much that I had to leave to make it in the music business as I was curious to be out on my own and sort of explore. I never felt that where I was ever influenced my songwriting. Matthew Sweet
[ Business Curious Ever Explore Felt Had Influenced Leave Make Much Music Never Out Own Songwriting Sort Where]
I seem to have secured some place in world of music and that's kind of all that really matters to me. Chantal Kreviazuk
[ Kind Matters Music Place Really Secured Seem Some World]
It might be argued that genuine spontaneity is not really possible or desirable so long as printed scores of great works exist. All modern musicians are, for better or worse, prisoners of Gutenberg. Donal Henahan
[ Argued Better Desirable Exist Genuine Great Gutenberg Long Might Modern Musicians Possible Printed Prisoners Really Scores Spontaneity Works Worse]
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. Archie Shepp
[ Accessible Available Bar Become Beer Black Cent Commercial Commodity Corner Fifteen Go Hear Live Music Performances Possible Previously Use Were]
Film as dream, film as music. No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls. Ingmar Bergman
[ Art Conscience Dark Deep Directly Does Down Dream Feelings Film Goes Into Music Our Passes Rooms Souls Way]
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe. Lao Tzu Music
[ Heard Music Soul Universe]
Although they can do it all the time, you know, they're far better than me, on a musically, on a theoretical music level. You know, they're out of my league. Eric Clapton
[ Although Better Far Know League Level Music Musically Out Than Theoretical Time]
Rock is young music, it is youth oriented. It just speaks for a generation. Ruben Blades
[ Generation Just Music Oriented Rock Speaks Young Youth]
I think one of the great moments of my life was when I could write musician on my passport. Jon Anderson
[ Could Great Life Moments Musician Passport Think Write]
That's what my music... I'm working on a solo record right now, it's gonna be more hip-hop than anything, like electronic hip-hop, futuristic hip-hop. I'm probably gonna be rapping on it. Alan Vega
[ Anything Electronic Futuristic Gonna Hip-Hop More Music Now Probably Rapping Record Right Solo Than Working]
I feel that Christian music is a subculture directed towards the Christians. It's not really being exposed to non-Christians and it's not really created for non-Christians, so non-Christians almost never hear any of this music. Larry Norman
[ Almost Any Being Christian Christians Created Directed Exposed Feel Hear Music Never Non-Christians Really Subculture Towards]
I have observed, too, that the people of the many countries that I have visited are showing an ever increasing interest in the classical and traditional music of their own cultures. George Crumb
[ Classical Countries Cultures Ever Increasing Interest Many Music Observed Own Showing Their Too Traditional Visited]
You can't stay the same. If you're a musician and a singer, you have to change, that's the way it works. Van Morrison Music
[ Change Musician Same Singer Stay Way Works]
I will be singing primarily all the songs from the musicals that I have been in from over the years. Elaine Paige
[ Been Musicals Over Primarily Singing Songs Will Years]
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. Freddie Hubbard
[ Around Blowing Brother Everybody Fred Get Having House Imagine Into Kind Music Natural Piano Played Playing Sister Some Trumpet Well]
The same music is playing on the radio in San Francisco, New York, Washington DC and Annapolis. Everywhere you go there's the same artists and same songs by them, over and over again. At some stations they play the same songs 50 to 60 times a week. John Hall
[ Again Artists Dc Everywhere Francisco Go Music New Over Play Playing Radio Same San Some Songs Stations Them Times Washington Week York]
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. Roberta Flack
[ Certain Faith Hard Kind Means Music Once Stay Successful]
My son always says I like very weird music. Cornelia Funke
[ Always Music Says Son Very Weird]
If rock-and-roll is well done, there's nothing so terribly wrong with that kind of music. But the lyrics are another story. Kate Smith
[ Another Done Kind Lyrics Music Nothing Story Terribly Well Wrong]
Too many of these writers in the music papers, they are misunderstanding everything. The disco sound is not art or anything so serious. Giorgio Moroder
[ Anything Art Disco Everything Many Misunderstanding Music Papers Serious Sound These Too Writers]
It didn't even occur to me that I'm the last person in the world who should play salsa or Brazilian music. David Byrne
[ Brazilian Even Last Music Occur Person Play Should World]
Music is one of the easy things to eliminate because of budget cuts, but it's important to give kids the avenue to express themselves. Ted Poe
[ Avenue Because Budget Cuts Easy Eliminate Express Give Important Kids Music Themselves Things]
I never listen to music in the house, I listen to music in the car. Peter Tork
[ Car House Listen Music Never]
I wrote The Same Sea not as a political allegory about Israelis and Palestinians. I wrote it about something much more gutsy and immediate. I wrote it as a piece of chamber music. Amos Oz
[ Allegory Chamber Immediate Israelis More Much Music Palestinians Piece Political Same Sea Something Wrote]
Poetry fettered, fetters the human race. Nations are destroyed or flourish in proportion as their poetry, painting, and music are destroyed or flourish. William Blake
[ Destroyed Fettered Fetters Flourish Human Music Nations Painting Poetry Proportion Race Their]
I was in the studio so much, it was about the search for air in a metaphoric sense, and the breathing has more to do with travel for me, about the search musically for open air. Keren Ann
[ Air Breathing Metaphoric More Much Musically Open Search Sense Studio Travel]
Richard Wagner, a musician who wrote music which is better than it sounds. Richard Wagner
[ Better Music Musician Richard Sounds Than Wagner Which Wrote]
Whenever you play dance music, it serves a function. It becomes a utility; you have to worry about the tempos and what you're going to play for people. But when you're playing for listening, you're free. Stan Kenton
[ Becomes Dance Free Function Going Listening Music Play Playing Serves Tempos Utility Whenever Worry]
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. Chico Hamilton
[ Afford Been City Come Commercials Company Etc Extent Features How Living Making Music New Now Out Play Producing Radio Successful Tv Very York]
When I'd tell people I like country music they'd get this look on their faces. People were kind of ashamed of country. Loretta Lynn
[ Ashamed Country Faces Get Kind Look Music Tell Their Were]
My grandfather was not a musician but he was an artist - a painter, a decorative painter. Gyorgy Ligeti
[ Artist Decorative Grandfather Musician Painter]
In order to do a musical now, a style must be developed that works for today's audience. Randal Kleiser
[ Audience Developed Musical Must Now Order Style Today Works]
They look at what's more important, like subjects to help with the SAT's, etc. They miss that music is vital. It offers a break from a stressful day of science and math and it's different. Justin Guarini
[ Break Day Different Etc Help Important Look Math Miss More Music Offers Sat Science Stressful Subjects Vital]
I believe in using the entire piano as a single instrument capable of expressing every possible musical idea. Oscar Peterson
[ Believe Capable Entire Every Expressing Idea Instrument Musical Piano Possible Single Using]
We're all players and musicians and we sure all get along good. We just clicked right off the bat. We started playing and then we almost immediately started recording. Krist Novoselic
[ Almost Along Bat Clicked Get Good Immediately Just Musicians Off Players Playing Recording Right Started Sure Then]
While there used to be one or two Pops orchestras, now there are all kinds of European orchestras that suddenly look upon this as a golden wand that can enable them to make money recording this music. Skitch Henderson
[ Enable European Golden Kinds Look Make Money Music Now Orchestras Pops Recording Suddenly Them Two Upon Used Wand While]
I don't believe in sampling some Tibetan music just to make it sound groovy, but you do your homework, you understand what you're doing with it. Jessica Hagedorn
[ Believe Doing Groovy Homework Just Make Music Sampling Some Sound Tibetan Understand Your]
In some ways Lester Young is the most complex rhythmically of any musician. He does some things which are just phenomenal. Lee Konitz
[ Any Complex Does Just Lester Most Musician Phenomenal Rhythmically Some Things Ways Which Young]
I think Paul McGuinness and U2 created the Irish music industry. It certainly wasn't there before that. Van Morrison
[ Before Certainly Created Industry Irish Music Paul Think U2]
Music, the greatest good that mortals know and all of heaven we have hear below. Joseph Addison
[ Below Good Greatest Hear Heaven Know Mortals Music]
Songs used to be short, then they became longer, and now they're getting shorter. But otherwise, music is about a beat and a message. If the beat gets to the audience, and the message touches them, you've got a hit. Casey Kasum
[ Audience Beat Became Gets Getting Got Hit Longer Message Music Now Otherwise Short Shorter Songs Them Then Touches Used]
Music is my first love. Mandy Moore
[ First Love Music]
I wanted something that had the feel of a complete band and a variety of instrument. Apart from doing the album for musical satisfaction, I felt it was an important statement for other women - showing you don't have to rely on other people to do things for you. Danielle Dax
[ Album Apart Band Complete Doing Feel Felt Had Important Instrument Musical Other Rely Satisfaction Showing Something Statement Things Variety Wanted Women]
Music creates order out of chaos: for rhythm imposes unanimity upon the divergent, melody imposes continuity upon the disjointed, and harmony imposes compatibility upon the incongruous. Yehudi Menuhin
[ Chaos Compatibility Continuity Creates Disjointed Divergent Harmony Imposes Incongruous Melody Music Order Out Rhythm Unanimity Upon]
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. Charlie Haden
[ Art Been Before Creating Flourish Form Jazz Long Musicians Never Passion Something Spontaneity Will]
Listening is more important than anything else because that's what music is. Somebody is playing something and you're receiving it. It is sending and receiving. Carla Bley
[ Anything Because Else Important Listening More Music Playing Receiving Sending Somebody Something Than]
You see, that is it with music, you never stop learning. Dennis Brown
[ Learning Music Never See Stop]
I'm sure there are a few things in my CD collection that might surprise people. I like classical music, the blues, and I'm a big fan of alternative rock. Brad Paisley
[ Alternative Big Blues Cd Classical Collection Fan Few Might Music Rock Sure Surprise Things]
A friend of mine once told me that I can't screw up when I play my own music. I also take voice lessons, play other peoples' songs out of music books, and occasionally figure out how to play other people's music from records. This keeps my ears, fingers, and mind working. Lisa Loeb
[ Also Books Ears Figure Fingers Friend How Keeps Lessons Mind Mine Music Occasionally Once Other Out Own Peoples Play Records Screw Songs Take Told Up Voice Working]
The designs were based on quite a lot of research of what a movie musical is, filtered through the eyes of today. If we'd gone strictly with the '20s, the movement would have been impaired. Colleen Atwood
[ Based Been Designs Eyes Filtered Gone Impaired Lot Movement Movie Musical Quite Research Strictly Through Today Were Would]
Music is a reservoir... of sounds. Dexter Gordon
[ Music Reservoir Sounds]
I am musical and I enjoy theatre, but I never wanted to just do theatre. I always wanted to go into film. I love film. I loved growing up in the theatre, but I always wanted to do film all along. But, I still pursue music separately. Sabrina Lloyd
[ Along Always Am Enjoy Film Go Growing Into Just Love Loved Music Musical Never Pursue Separately Still Theatre Up Wanted]
The problem that I have is with the music business. For some reason it seems almost impossible to get anything, any music, released which includes improvisation or soloing. Jan Hammer
[ Almost Any Anything Business Get Impossible Improvisation Includes Music Problem Reason Released Seems Soloing Some Which]
Well, to be honest with you, yes there is and there is not. But as I am a fan of this kind of music as well as the rest of the guys naturally are - and being a fan, we kind of get pleased by our music as fans and as being in SLAYER. Kerry King
[ Am Being Fan Fans Get Guys Honest Kind Music Naturally Our Pleased Rest Slayer Well Yes]
My secret? A desire to work, years of dedication and loving what you do; I can't live without music. Compay Segundo
[ Dedication Desire Live Loving Music Secret Without Work Years]
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. Victoria de los Angeles
[ After Ancient Debut During Family Found Grant Group Helped Helping Lot Made Music Myself Poor Prize See Spain Three Very Won Years]
We don't really talk about music that much, to be honest with you. It's not some I usually - I can't really talk about other people's tracks never mind my own. Sean Booth
[ Honest Mind Much Music Never Other Own Really Some Talk Tracks Usually]
If you're an actress or a musician, everyone thinks you're hot. Natalie Portman
[ Actress Everyone Hot Musician Thinks]
Always, however brutal an age may actually have been, its style transmits its music only. Andre Malraux
[ Actually Age Always Been Brutal However May Music Only Style Transmits]
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. Al Jarreau
[ Before Brought Comes Contact Great Group Library Mental Musicians Must Never Personnel Producer Project Tommy Whole Worked]
In a jazz atmosphere, the audience members were so quiet and respectful of the musicians that you felt you were almost part of a meeting at a church or a temple, where everyone was completely in tune with the sermon and what the whole event was about. David Amram
[ Almost Atmosphere Audience Church Completely Event Everyone Felt Jazz Meeting Members Musicians Part Quiet Respectful Sermon Temple Tune Were Where Whole]
I defied the machinery to make me its slave. Its incessant discords could not drown the music of my thoughts if I would let them fly high enough. Lucy Larcom
[ Could Defied Discords Drown Enough Fly High Incessant Machinery Make Music Slave Them Thoughts Would]
If you look at the timing of many of the Greek dramas from the theatrical point of view, it's all off, and I think the reason for that is that music played a very important part. John Eaton
[ Dramas Greek Important Look Many Music Off Part Played Point Reason Theatrical Think Timing Very View]
I think they can co-exist. You don't have to put one down for another. I've been bitten by the acting bug, and where it takes me, it won't take away from the music. Brian McKnight
[ Acting Another Away Been Bitten Bug Down Music Put Take Takes Think Where Won]
You don't want the biggest record deal as far as money goes, you just want to make sure that the people at the label really support your band and the music and stuff. Adam Rich
[ Band Biggest Deal Far Goes Just Label Make Money Music Really Record Stuff Support Sure Want Your]
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. Winona Ryder
[ 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]
When I perform, I like to immerse myself in the music, and I just try to get off on the diversity of music. Krist Novoselic
[ Diversity Get Immerse Just Music Myself Off Perform Try]
Great music does not just make me feel good. It means something. It makes us understand. It makes us happy. Lukas Foss
[ Does Feel Good Great Happy Just Make Makes Means Music Something Understand Us]
As a kid, before I could play music, I remember baseball being the one thing that could always make me happy. Garth Brooks
[ Always Baseball Before Being Could Happy Kid Make Music Play Remember Thing]
Don't worry about what others say about your music. Pursue whatever you are hearing... but if everybody really hates your music maybe you could try some different approaches. Wynton Marsalis
[ Approaches Could Different Everybody Hates Hearing Maybe Music Others Pursue Really Say Some Try Whatever Worry Your]
We thought it would be great to see if you could put pop music back into musical theater. Neil Tennant
[ Back Could Great Into Music Musical Pop Put See Theater Thought Would]
I've seen the Mass For The End Of Time in concert but my brother's the more musical one really. Colin Greenwood
[ Brother Concert End Mass More Musical Really Seen Time]
In serial music, the series itself is seldom audible... What I'm interested in is a compositional process and a sounding music that are one in the same thing. Steve Reich
[ Audible Compositional Interested Itself Music Process Same Seldom Serial Series Sounding Thing]
There is already huge public interest in stage musicals. Tim Rice
[ Already Huge Interest Musicals Public Stage]
What 'jazz' means to me is the worst kind of working conditions, the worst in cultural prejudice. The term 'jazz' has come to mean the abuse and exploitation of black musicians. Maxim Gorky
[ Abuse Black Come Conditions Cultural Exploitation Jazz Kind Mean Means Musicians Prejudice Term Working Worst]
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. Jim Morrison
[ Actually Any Anything Doing Drunk Full Get Just Mean Music Reaction Room Something Stoned Think Up Wake Whole]
Seriously though, my father was the first African American to sign a contract with the Metropolitan Opera so I grew up with classical music and jazz in the home all the time. Bobby McFerrin
[ African American Classical Contract Father First Grew Home Jazz Metropolitan Music Opera Seriously Sign Though Time Up]
Yeah, we have our differences, but we put those aside, and now we're making music. It's great. Alex Van Halen
[ Aside Differences Great Making Music Now Our Put Those Yeah]
Not only did I get to play with these great international musicians, but I also had the opportunity to jam with the local celebrities in Toronto, people like the Walsh Brothers, David Wilcox, Kim Mitchell and the like. It was a great learning experience. Jeff Healey
[ Also Brothers Celebrities David Did Experience Get Great Had International Jam Kim Learning Local Mitchell Musicians Only Opportunity Play These Toronto Walsh]
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. Ray Manzarek
[ Abandon Around Behind Existed Felt Good Him Jim Just Music Needed Poet Security Sense Spoken]
My brother's been producing rap music and hip-hop for maybe 10 years. Tina Yothers
[ Been Brother Hip-Hop Maybe Music Producing Rap Years]
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. Dustin Diamond
[ Actors Any Compare Corey Doing Feldman Got His Music Other Out Playing Pop Problem Salty Stars Thing Trying]
Half the battle is selling music, not singing it. It's the image, not what you sing. Rod Stewart
[ Battle Half Image Music Selling Sing Singing]
Modern music is as dangerous as cocaine. Pietro Mascagni
[ Dangerous Modern Music]
I really like listening to music in my car. Aaron Neville
[ Car Listening Music Really]
We do it because we love to play music and that's what we're all about. Caroline Corr
[ Because Love Music Play]
I love to play music. Gavin DeGraw
[ Love Music Play]
There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more. George Byron
[ Deep Intrudes Less Lonely Love Man More Music Nature None Pleasure Rapture Roar Sea Shore Society Where Woods]
I am not facing the problem of emigration. I want my music to be acknowledged here first of all, in this country: after that, we shall see - perhaps the question will than become urgent. Alfred Schnittke
[ Acknowledged After Am Become Country Emigration Facing First Here Music Perhaps Problem Question See Shall Than Urgent Want Will]
I'm making a record that's half stripped down acoustic which is the way I perform a lot and half of it is very produced. It's really hard to keep music simple but I was trying to keep it simple and focus on one or two instruments and vocals. Lisa Loeb
[ Acoustic Down Focus Half Hard Instruments Keep Lot Making Music Perform Produced Really Record Simple Stripped Trying Two Very Vocals Way Which]
We also did something called the Texas Peace Festival, which was actually a better gig both musically, and in the way it was organised. Alvin Lee
[ Actually Also Better Both Called Did Festival Gig Musically Organised Peace Something Texas Way Which]
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?' Buck Owens
[ Again Anybody Come Country Done Ever Everything Expected Gonna Had Horizon Knew Lord Music Never Record Satisfied Sayin Time Wanted Watching]
What is so refreshing playing with Neil Finn and all his friends is these people think exactly the same - regular people doing their thing and separating the music from the business. Ed O'Brien
[ Business Doing Exactly Finn Friends His Music Neil Playing Refreshing Regular Same Separating Their These Thing Think]
The music business is motivated by money. Music is motivated by energy and feelings. Erykah Badu
[ Business Energy Feelings Money Motivated Music]
Music at times is more like perfume than mathematics. Gabriel Marcel
[ Mathematics More Music Perfume Than Times]
The sexiest woman musician is Alicia Keys. Pharrell Williams
[ Keys Musician Sexiest Woman]
Unfortunately or fortunately, in order to become acquainted with the idiom of country or rock music, it is necessary to occasionally play in a bar. Bars are a rehearsal place. Garth Hudson
[ Acquainted Bar Bars Become Country Fortunately Idiom Music Necessary Occasionally Order Place Play Rehearsal Rock Unfortunately]
I don't know if it's my music, my lyrics, my sound, and knowing the music business the way I do-all I can say is, my career has lasted way longer than I expected. Barry White
[ Business Career Expected Know Knowing Lasted Longer Lyrics Music Say Sound Than Way]
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. Nat King Cole
[ Catch Critic Emotional Frame May Mind Mood Music Musician Often Same Say Slipping Very Will]
One of the problems that we face through the media attention that these artists receive is that there has been an awful lot of talk about opera and classical music being elite and being for an elitist group. Lesley Garrett
[ Artists Attention Awful Been Being Classical Elite Elitist Face Group Lot Media Music Opera Problems Receive Talk These Through]
Philosophically, what I have learned is to thy own self be true. That is the biggest lesson of all. Relax; music is fun. To many people take it to seriously because of the money involved. Greg Lake
[ Because Biggest Fun Involved Learned Lesson Many Money Music Own Philosophically Relax Self Seriously Take Thy True]
Young singers are much better educated musically, much better informed, through discs and videos, than I was. Placido Domingo
[ Better Discs Educated Informed Much Musically Singers Than Through Videos Young]
There are a lot better musicians than me out there that just haven't had the luck to fall into everything like I have. Glenn Tipton
[ Better Everything Fall Had Haven Into Just Lot Luck Musicians Out Than]
When you leave the planet, you leave music behind. Alex Van Halen
[ Behind Leave Music Planet]
I got obsessed with classical music, I got obsessed with Chopin, with playing the piano. Gary Oldman
[ Chopin Classical Got Music Obsessed Piano Playing]
I had the fortunate experience to play with people from different schools of music. Sam Rivers is from the fundamentalist school of music. Kevin Eubanks
[ Different Experience Fortunate Fundamentalist Had Music Play Rivers Sam School Schools]
If you want to play somebody's music, you'd better go into his house. Herbie Mann
[ Better Go His House Into Music Play Somebody Want]
Once I was checking to hotel and a couple saw my ring with Blues on it. They said, 'You play blues. That music is so sad.' I gave them tickets to the show, and they came up afterwards and said, 'You didn't play one sad song.' Buddy Guy
[ Afterwards Blues Came Checking Couple Gave Hotel Music Once Play Ring Sad Said Saw Show Song Them Tickets Up]
I think my fans will follow me into our combined old age. Real musicians and real fans stay together for a long, long time. Bonnie Raitt
[ Age Combined Fans Follow Into Long Musicians Old Our Real Stay Think Time Together Will]