Quotations that match 'music'.

Me and my father went through a war period where we wasn't talking. He wanted me to go to theology school - I didn't want to go. I wanted to do music. I told him I was a minister through music. Wyclef Jean
[ Father Go Him Minister Music Period School Talking Theology Through Told Want Wanted War Went Where]
We were playing, not for the drunks, but for the musicians, because it was more intellectually challenging. We needed somewhere to put our energy to show that we were growing, and as we started to achieve this, people came to hear us musically. Ronnie Hawkins
[ Achieve Because Came Challenging Drunks Energy Growing Hear Intellectually More Musically Musicians Needed Our Playing Put Show Somewhere Started Us Were]
Music itself is a great source of relaxation. Parts of it anyway. Working in the studio, that's not relaxing, but playing an instrument that I don't know how to play is unbelievably relaxing, because I don't have any pressure on me. Jackson Browne
[ Any Anyway Because Great How Instrument Itself Know Music Parts Play Playing Pressure Relaxation Relaxing Source Studio Unbelievably Working]
It's very easy to be cynical about the hall of fame. But on the other hand, it's really a beautiful thing for someone like me. I dedicated my entire life to this music. Tom Petty
[ Beautiful Cynical Dedicated Easy Entire Fame Hall Hand Life Music Other Really Someone Thing Very]
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]
The problem was the journalists who also did not understand much of my music, but they wrote about it. I think you fell into the usual trap laid out by parts of the press and other writers: that the poor musician has always to fight the evil companies and managers. Klaus Schulze
[ Also Always Companies Did Evil Fell Fight Into Journalists Laid Managers Much Music Musician Other Out Parts Poor Press Problem Think Trap Understand Usual Writers Wrote]
I always like to get local music when I'm in another country. April Winchell
[ Always Another Country Get Local Music]
Who told you I was a musician? Leon Redbone
[ Musician Told]
At the same time all this was happening, there was a folk song revival movement goingon, so the commercial music industry was actually changed by the Civil Rights Movement. Bernice Johnson Reagon
[ Actually Changed Civil Commercial Folk Happening Industry Movement Music Revival Rights Same Song Time]
Classical, Romantic, and Baroque music, that's what I really like. Joan Armatrading
[ Baroque Classical Music Really Romantic]
My hope is that out of all the anger and seeming hostility that we hear in some of today's music will come some sort of coalition that will become politically involved. Roberta Flack
[ Anger Become Coalition Come Hear Hope Hostility Involved Music Out Politically Seeming Some Sort Today Will]
I refuse to make uninspired music. Ben Harper
[ Make Music Refuse Uninspired]
I try to apply colors like words that shape poems, like notes that shape music. Joan Miro
[ Apply Colors Music Notes Poems Shape Try Words]
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]
The whole rise of new adult contemporary music and smooth jazz was a nice surprise. Kenny G
[ Adult Contemporary Jazz Music New Nice Rise Smooth Surprise Whole]
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]
I'm actually doing a show. from my shed. on the internet. but it won't be music or anything, it's more to do with drinking and smoking. it's an art piece. Vince Clarke
[ Actually Anything Art Doing Drinking Internet More Music Piece Shed Show Smoking Won]
Of course, I would be depressed sometimes, and my Mom would be worried about me because I would just sleep to escape. Cause I was so scared of being a musician or artist, or whatever you want to call it. Chantal Kreviazuk
[ Artist Because Being Call Cause Course Depressed Escape Just Mom Musician Scared Sleep Sometimes Want Whatever Worried Would]
It's taken folk a while to come around, hasn't it? Even the boys in the band weren't too sure about the whole art thing. They just wanted me to concentrate on the music. But they respect it now. Ron Wood
[ Around Art Band Boys Come Concentrate Even Folk Hasn Just Music Now Respect Sure Taken Thing Too Wanted Weren While Whole]
I worked hard all my life as far as this music business. I dreamed of the day when I could go to New York and feel comfortable and they could come out here and be comfortable. Tupac Shakur
[ Business Come Comfortable Could Day Dreamed Far Feel Go Hard Here Life Music New Out Worked York]
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]
I love the music, I love the times, so to me that was exciting personally just to play something that starts in 1986 with graduating high school, we've got a great soundtrack in the pilot. Will Estes
[ Exciting Got Graduating Great High Just Love Music Personally Pilot Play School Something Soundtrack Starts Times]
Seeing unhappiness in the marriage of friends, I was content to have chosen music and laughter as a substitute for a husband. Elsa Maxwell
[ Chosen Content Friends Husband Laughter Marriage Music Seeing Substitute Unhappiness]
I must say I've always composed music from the point of view of the performers. Walter Piston
[ Always Composed Music Must Performers Point Say View]
I played, like, a year of piano until I learned the Pink Panther theme. That was my goal. Once I was good enough, I quit. Now my music has to have some rock. Jack Black
[ Enough Goal Good Learned Music Now Once Panther Piano Pink Played Quit Rock Some Theme Until Year]
It's nice to be able to backtrack and not be embarrassed by the music you used to listen to. Will Oldham
[ Able Embarrassed Listen Music Nice Used]
For us there's U2 music, and then there's everything else. Adam Clayton
[ Else Everything Music Then U2 Us]
Everything around a writer, or musician in the record business, probably everything in all the United States or in all of western civilization, is about competition. T-Bone Burnett
[ Around Business Civilization Competition Everything Musician Probably Record States United Western Writer]
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]
People my age don't always know where their music comes from. Isaac Hanson
[ Age Always Comes Know Music Their Where]
Taking employment out of the country - now that's taking away jobs. These shows employ a lot of people: production, post-production, music supervisors, camera people. A hundred people or more. Corbin Bernsen
[ Away Camera Country Employ Employment Hundred Jobs Lot More Music Now Out Post-Production Production Shows Taking These]
With our first two records we backed ourselves into a hole musically. Daniel Johns
[ Backed First Hole Into Musically Our Ourselves Records Two]
Quality is timeless: It will clearly define itself. And so I make reference to and acknowledge things that I feel have been dismissed, trying to restate those musical and cultural elements clearly and vehemently. Dwight Yoakam
[ Acknowledge Been Clearly Cultural Define Dismissed Elements Feel Itself Make Musical Quality Reference Restate Things Those Timeless Trying Vehemently Will]
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]
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]
Royalties are not how most writers or musicians make their living. Musicians by and large make a living with a relationship with an audience that is economically harnessed through performance and ticket sales. John Perry Barlow
[ Audience Economically Harnessed How Large Living Make Most Musicians Performance Relationship Royalties Sales Their Through Ticket Writers]
Music is very influential to my writing, as are theater and film. Jessica Hagedorn
[ Film Influential Music Theater Very Writing]
I could have a degree in music and come on the show, and Simon could still say 'You stink'. Clay Aiken
[ Come Could Degree Music Say Show Simon Still Stink]
Musicians don't retire; they stop when there's no more music in them. Louis Armstrong
[ More Music Musicians Retire Stop Them]
Basically, I started singing when I started talking. Music has just been my saving grace my whole life. Mariah Carey
[ Basically Been Grace Just Life Music Saving Singing Started Talking Whole]
Music is my religion. Jimi Hendrix Music
[ Music Religion]
Music had been my first love among the arts, and I was fascinated by it, as I still am. Harry Mathews
[ Am Among Arts Been Fascinated First Had Love Music Still]
By the time I get done with my fans and my music and my kids and my family and my fiance and my horses, well, they suffer too, but, I don't really have much time left to do anything else. Tanya Tucker
[ Anything Done Else Family Fans Fiance Get Horses Kids Left Much Music Really Suffer Time Too Well]
I like this town, it's really great. They've put me in The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. This town is about music. It's about the kind of music I like. Otis Blackwell
[ Fame Great Hall Kind Music Nashville Put Really Songwriters Town]
Music is a gut thing. You're working in a medium which is more in touch with the primal than the modern. A gig is a ritual. There's a congregation. Siobhan Fahey
[ Congregation Gig Gut Medium Modern More Music Primal Ritual Than Thing Touch Which Working]
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]
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language. Robert Fripp
[ Fact Form Language Musical Possible Representation Restrained Spoken Very]
From childhood I was passionately fond of music and wanted to be a musician. I have no recollection of any real desire ever to be anything else. John Philip Sousa
[ Any Anything Childhood Desire Else Ever Fond Music Musician Passionately Real Recollection Wanted]
There is hardly any money interest in art, and music will be there when money is gone. Duke Ellington
[ Any Art Gone Hardly Interest Money Music Will]
Philosophy is the highest music. Plato
[ Highest Music Philosophy]
I was babysitting the night High School Musical premiered last year. I watched with the kids and we sang along to the lyrics. I was making $12 an hour. Monique Coleman
[ Along Babysitting High Hour Kids Last Lyrics Making Musical Night Sang School Watched Year]
Commitments are one of the worst things to have in the music business. They're very annoying. Neil Young
[ Annoying Business Commitments Music Things Very Worst]
Extraordinary how potent cheap music is. Noel Coward
[ Cheap Extraordinary How Music Potent]
Most good things happen with time; especially music, which needs time to breathe and to find its own way. Greg Ginn
[ Breathe Especially Find Good Happen Most Music Needs Own Things Time Way Which]
I was into playing American music, especially the blues. Mark Knopfler
[ American Blues Especially Into Music Playing]
A well-rounded performer will listen to all kinds of music. I like classical, Middle Eastern, and rock a lot. Patti LuPone
[ Classical Eastern Kinds Listen Lot Middle Music Performer Rock Well-Rounded Will]
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 came to me as a revelation was the use of rhythm in developing an overall structure in music. Philip Glass
[ Came Developing Music Overall Revelation Rhythm Structure Use]
I played piano, I learned a lot about music. Maximilian Schell
[ Learned Lot Music Piano Played]
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]
Broadway has changed tremendously from the early days when the shows were referred to as musical comedies. Musical Theater is now a more expanded art form. Back then, singer/actors were not the norm. From the 60's to now, it is necessary to do it all to be a consummate Broadway performer. Betty Buckley
[ Actors Art Back Broadway Changed Comedies Consummate Days Early Expanded Form More Musical Necessary Norm Now Performer Referred Shows Singer Theater Then Tremendously Were]
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]
My father was a classical musician and my mother was a writer. John Sebastian
[ Classical Father Mother Musician Writer]
I grew up to the sound of live music in our Brooklyn household. Tony Visconti
[ Brooklyn Grew Household Live Music Our Sound Up]
Hee Haw was probably my biggest exposure to live music at a young age, because there wasn't any live music around my town and no one in my family played instruments. Alan Jackson
[ Age Any Around Because Biggest Exposure Family Haw Hee Instruments Live Music Played Probably Town Young]
Napster works because people who love music share and participate. Shawn Fanning
[ Because Love Music Napster Participate Share Works]
I don't know if it's a sign of all the chaos that is happening out there or not, but I've lately craved the structure and order of classical music, the balance and symmetry. Helen Reddy
[ Balance Chaos Classical Craved Happening Know Lately Music Order Out Sign Structure Symmetry]
You think publishing is tough but the music world is ten times tougher. Jeffery Deaver
[ Music Publishing Ten Think Times Tough Tougher World]
Music is there to access those dark emotional corners that we don't normally get too close to. Lesley Garrett
[ Access Close Corners Dark Emotional Get Music Normally Those Too]
I started listening to and playing other music in the '90s. It was after hearing other bands, like Bad Religion, cover Ramones songs that I started to like our songs again. Dee Dee Ramone
[ After Again Bad Bands Cover Hearing Listening Music Other Our Playing Ramones Religion Songs Started]
I'm not gay, so I don't know much about Broadway musicals. Norm MacDonald
[ Broadway Gay Know Much Musicals]
To me, all writing is like music. And especially dialogue. I studied music in college; that is what I wanted to be, a composer. Acting got me sidetracked. Dirk Benedict
[ Acting College Composer Dialogue Especially Got Music Sidetracked Studied Wanted Writing]
So okay, I accepted, and I realized while working for that concert that I'd been missing something very important and vital to me, and that something was music. Joseph Jarman
[ Accepted Been Concert Important Missing Music Okay Realized Something Very Vital While Working]
When there were financial difficulties they still managed to provide us with music and art lessons. Jerome Isaac Friedman
[ Art Difficulties Financial Lessons Managed Music Provide Still Us Were]
I remember Tim telling me that he had an idea for a musical and he said to me that he was hoping that ABBA would be writing the music, which I thought was a pretty wild idea because they were obviously known very much as pop writers. Elaine Paige
[ Abba Because Had Hoping Idea Known Much Music Musical Obviously Pop Pretty Remember Said Telling Thought Tim Very Were Which Wild Would Writers Writing]
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]
I love seeing the fans of the music that I make. Gavin Rossdale
[ Fans Love Make Music Seeing]
The music industry's actions at the time of 9/11 and since have been actions driven by patriotism in most instances, and greed and stupidity to a lesser degree. Sounds like real life doesn't it? Ronnie James Dio
[ Actions Been Degree Driven Greed Industry Instances Lesser Life Most Music Patriotism Real Since Sounds Stupidity Time]
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]
There is a wealth of twentieth century music that is being re-discovered by a generation that hasn't heard it. Helen Reddy
[ Being Century Generation Hasn Heard Music Twentieth Wealth]
Frank was the BOSS and was not open to anything that was not from his head. There were no arguments about music because if you did, he would show you where the door was. Period. Jimmy Carl Black
[ Anything Arguments Because Boss Did Door Frank Head His Music Open Period Show Were Where Would]
In most films music is brought in at the end, after the picture is more or less locked, to amplify the emotions the filmmaker wants you to feel. Ken Burns
[ After Amplify Brought Emotions End Feel Filmmaker Films Less Locked More Most Music Picture Wants]
There are wonderful museums with lots of photographs of 1920's musicals. Julie Harris
[ Lots Museums Musicals Photographs Wonderful]
I do know the effect that music still has on me - I'm completely vulnerable to it. I'm seduced by it. Debbie Harry
[ Completely Effect Know Music Seduced Still Vulnerable]
I used to hate, with a capitol H, making videos. It was nothing but a chore. It was something you had to do to have your music accepted in the visual medium. Sheena Easton
[ Accepted Capitol Chore Had Hate Making Medium Music Nothing Something Used Videos Visual Your]
Everyone reaches their point in time where either they die or they get sick of doing drugs. It started getting debilitating. I enjoy my music a lot better than my drugs. Al Jourgensen
[ Better Debilitating Die Doing Either Enjoy Everyone Get Getting Lot Music Point Reaches Sick Started Than Their Time Where]
If you are making music for other people, you will have to be aware of how people relate to it. Ken Hill
[ Aware How Making Music Other Relate Will]
My music had roots which I'd dug up from my own childhood, musical roots buried in the darkest soil. Ray Charles Music
[ Buried Childhood Darkest Dug Had Music Musical Own Roots Soil Up Which]
The Japanese actually approach the music on a high level. It's always been on a high level. Billy Higgins
[ Actually Always Approach Been High Japanese Level Music]
There was one man who was interested in the color of music, the connection between light and music, and that was Einstein. Leon Theremin
[ Between Color Connection Einstein Interested Light Man Music]
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]
If I were to call it black music, that would be untrue. I don't know what that is, unless it would be some African drums or something. Dexter Gordon
[ African Black Call Drums Know Music Some Something Unless Untrue Were Would]
Then came the choreography... the impact of music and choreography tends to really emphasize an overall feeling of what you really want out of the program. Peggy Fleming
[ Came Choreography Emphasize Feeling Impact Music Out Overall Program Really Tends Then Want]
A concert is a concert is a concert is a concert. An album is an album is an album is an album. Musically, both have nothing in common. Klaus Schulze
[ Album Both Common Concert Musically Nothing]
My Dad died during the flu epidemic in 1918 when I was 4 years old. He left a lot of classical recordings behind that I began listening to at an early age, so he must have been a music lover. Tom Glazer
[ Age Been Began Behind Classical Dad Died During Early Epidemic Flu Left Listening Lot Lover Music Must Old Recordings Years]
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]
I'm into music for all different sorts of purposes. Tom Jenkinson
[ Different Into Music Purposes Sorts]
My parents were music lovers and collectors. It was around. Boz Scaggs
[ Around Collectors Lovers Music Parents Were]
I write emotional music. Les Baxter
[ Emotional Music Write]
Ellington is a writer and arranger, as well as a musician and leader. He does movie sound tracks. Norman Granz
[ Arranger Does Ellington Leader Movie Musician Sound Tracks Well Writer]
I was just going more for what I've always been influenced by, European music. Kip Winger
[ Always Been European Going Influenced Just More Music]
I've always thought that actors wanted to be pop musicians and pop musicians wanted to be actors. Gary Kemp
[ Actors Always Musicians Pop Thought Wanted]
It used to be that creative music was most of the music that you heard back in the '30s and '40s, and now it's like 3 percent. So, its kind of a struggle getttin' it out there. Charlie Haden
[ Back Creative Heard Kind Most Music Now Out Percent Struggle Used]
The piano is the X factor. People have a tough time following the structures when there's no piano there, spelling it out. It makes it more easily understood, particularly to people who don't know as much about music. Branford Marsalis
[ Easily Factor Following Know Makes More Much Music Out Particularly Piano Spelling Structures Time Tough Understood]
My upbringing made me think that real legitimate music is written, not heard. Dan Fogelberg
[ Heard Legitimate Made Music Real Think Upbringing Written]
We were playing popular music, but we were doing our own arrangements because we were too lazy to sit down and figure out the originals. Tommy Shaw
[ Arrangements Because Doing Down Figure Lazy Music Originals Our Out Own Playing Popular Sit Too Were]
I look in music magazines now and see things on Luther Allison, and my name's getting out there more, thanks to all the good people at Alligator Records and at my management company. Luther Allison
[ Alligator Allison Company Getting Good Look Luther Magazines Management More Music Name Now Out Records See Thanks Things]
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]
But I think musicals are going to have to deal with important subjects. Vincente Minnelli
[ Deal Going Important Musicals Subjects Think]
Working with people, the musical part is one thing but the personal part is totally different and just as critical. If the friendship is there and it's a lasting friendship, then it will take care of itself. John Mayall
[ Care Critical Different Friendship Itself Just Lasting Musical Part Personal Take Then Thing Totally Will Working]
I enjoy all aspects of singing and I'm luckily given the choice to be part of different styles of music. Bryn Terfel
[ Aspects Choice Different Enjoy Given Luckily Music Part Singing Styles]
When you shoot a musical, you're shooting to lipsynch tracks, so we had to figure out our choreography and work out what we wanted to do with each number before we did it. Norman Jewison
[ Before Choreography Did Each Figure Had Musical Number Our Out Shoot Shooting Tracks Wanted Work]
Music is the expression of the movement of the waters, the play of curves described by changing breezes. Claude Debussy
[ Breezes Changing Curves Described Expression Movement Music Play Waters]
I believe 100 percent in the power and importance of music. James Taylor
[ Believe Importance Music Percent Power]
Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music. Christian Nestell Bovee Music
[ Clothes First Food Fourth Great Material Music Shelter Then Want]
Last year in Germany at a town hall in Leipzig there was a game music concert played by the orchestra and some of the Final Fantasy scores were played. This year there is another concert scheduled in the same location, for game music. Nobuo Uematsu
[ Another Concert Fantasy Final Game Germany Hall Last Location Music Orchestra Played Same Scheduled Scores Some Town Were Year]
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 that long sequence, when Lawrence enters in the desert to rescue a lost man, Lean listened the music I wrote and wanted to extend the scene to let my work stay completely. Maurice Jarre
[ Completely Desert Enters Extend Lawrence Lean Listened Long Lost Man Music Rescue Scene Sequence Stay Wanted Work Wrote]
You have to react to what's around you in the moment, whatever the music is. Just think of it as some place you have to enter and you need to find the key. Jan Garbarek
[ Around Enter Find Just Key Moment Music Need Place React Some Think Whatever]
So, immediately after that, I got a commission to write a piece for chamber orchestra, and in working on the material I discovered it was possible to incorporate the Buddhist teachings into the music, so that's what I started to do. Joseph Jarman
[ After Buddhist Chamber Commission Discovered Got Immediately Incorporate Into Material Music Orchestra Piece Possible Started Teachings Working Write]
There is a lot of good quality music being made and from this tour and the touring we've been doing over the 10 years there has definitely been a big pickup in people showing up, especially in girls 18-24. John Campbell
[ Been Being Big Definitely Doing Especially Girls Good Lot Made Music Over Pickup Quality Showing Tour Touring Up Years]
I'd say that it's important for music to be there that gives you a challenge, that rearranges things in your head. Tom Jenkinson
[ Challenge Gives Head Important Music Say Things Your]
I was never into smart college boy music. Gene Ween
[ Boy College Into Music Never Smart]
The principle of the endless melody is the perpetual becoming of a music that never had any reason for starting, any more than it has any reason for ending. Igor Stravinsky
[ Any Becoming Ending Endless Had Melody More Music Never Perpetual Principle Reason Starting Than]
If I had money, I would like to get an old building, have music performances, do lithographs, have shows of paintings, and do those things that I'm interested in doing. Bill Dixon
[ Building Doing Get Had Interested Money Music Old Paintings Performances Shows Things Those Would]
If he's a true symphony artist, he knows better than that because he knows that the only truly creative musician is the jazz musician. Buddy Rich
[ Artist Because Better Creative Jazz Knows Musician Only Symphony Than True Truly]
Music is a means of giving form to our inner feelings, without attaching them to events or objects in the world. George Santayana
[ Attaching Events Feelings Form Giving Inner Means Music Objects Our Them Without World]
Secondarily, I think films that are driven by music also terrify studios. Kevin Spacey
[ Also Driven Films Music Studios Terrify Think]
The bass, no matter what kind of music you're playing, it just enhances the sound and makes everything sound more beautiful and full. When the bass stops, the bottom kind of drops out of everything. Charlie Haden
[ Bass Beautiful Bottom Drops Enhances Everything Full Just Kind Makes Matter More Music Out Playing Sound Stops]
The music itself could never take the place of my own passion in life. Luciano Pavarotti
[ Could Itself Life Music Never Own Passion Place Take]
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]
We don't really have more than acouple of solos. It's just the way our music is put together. Tina Weymouth
[ Just More Music Our Put Really Solos Than Together Way]
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]
I did a theatrical musical, Annie Warbucks, when I was 11. We did a tour and we stopped by Los Angeles. Christina Milian
[ Angeles Annie Did Los Musical Stopped Theatrical Tour]
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]
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]
As a musician I tell you that if you were to suppress adultery, fanaticism, crime, evil, the supernatural, there would no longer be the means for writing one note. Georges Bizet
[ Adultery Crime Evil Fanaticism Longer Means Musician Note Supernatural Suppress Tell Were Would Writing]
I always thought martial arts was the most modern choreography we could have right now, and I always wanted to put it to music. Lou Reed
[ Always Arts Choreography Could Martial Modern Most Music Now Put Right Thought Wanted]
I've been looking forward to doing an album, but it's really sad to see how many doors have been closed because of the gay thing. I thought it was about the music. Jai Rodriguez
[ Album Because Been Closed Doing Doors Forward Gay How Looking Many Music Really Sad See Thing Thought]
Look at the darkest hit musicals - Cabaret, West Side Story, Carousel - they are exuberant experiences. They send you out of the theater filled with music. John Lithgow
[ Cabaret Carousel Darkest Experiences Exuberant Filled Hit Look Music Musicals Out Send Side Story Theater West]
Yoga is almost like music in a way; there's no end to it. Sting
[ Almost End Music Way Yoga]
To do it always right, that is what music is to me. Chuck Mangione
[ Always Music Right]
Now I listen to all kinds of music except rap, which all sounds the same to me. Moira Kelly
[ Except Kinds Listen Music Now Rap Same Sounds Which]
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]
Don't get me wrong, I've seen some very excellent women musicians. Lita Ford
[ Excellent Get Musicians Seen Some Very Women Wrong]
Rock music should be gross: that's the fun of it. It gets up and drops its trousers. Bruce Dickinson
[ Drops Fun Gets Gross Music Rock Should Trousers Up]
The moment at which music reveals its true nature is contained in the ancient exercise of the theme with variations. The complete mystery of music is explained right there. Pierre Schaeffer
[ Ancient Complete Contained Exercise Explained Moment Music Mystery Nature Reveals Right Theme True Variations Which]
Musicians own music because music owns them. Virgil Thomson
[ Because Music Musicians Own Owns Them]
My whole life is geared to play guitar. I play what I want when I want and I hope the listener gets as much pleasure listening to the music as I get playing it. Jim Sullivan
[ Geared Get Gets Guitar Hope Life Listener Listening Much Music Play Playing Pleasure Want Whole]
Like all tools, modern technology has produced some wonderful moments in music and also some horrors. Hugh Hopper
[ Also Horrors Modern Moments Music Produced Some Technology Tools Wonderful]
I'm desperate to start a career in music. Katie Price
[ Career Desperate Music Start]
So the thing is to put out music for music's sake. Joshua Homme
[ Music Out Put Sake Thing]
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]
I became an actor by doing school plays and youth theaters, and then National Youth Theatre of Great Britain. And then I did study at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. For me that was a good way to enter the field, to work in the theater. Chiwetel Ejiofor
[ Academy Actor Arts Became Britain Did Doing Dramatic Enter Field Good Great London Music National Plays School Study Theater Theaters Theatre Then Way Work Youth]
I love making records; I love making music; I love writing songs. Barry Gibb
[ Love Making Music Records Songs Writing]
I have no doubt that there are great people about though... the thing of it is, nothing to this day moves me like classical music (Debussy, Vaughn Williams). Gary Lucas
[ Classical Day Debussy Doubt Great Moves Music Nothing Thing Though Vaughn Williams]
You don't have to know anything about music to understand what I write. Mine are simple melodies. Harry Warren
[ Anything Know Melodies Mine Music Simple Understand Write]
No other human being, no woman, no poem or music, book or painting can replace alcohol in its power to give man the illusion of real creation. Marguerite Duras
[ Alcohol Being Book Creation Give Human Illusion Man Music Other Painting Poem Power Real Replace Woman]
I have no restrictions, no limits, no musical history to live with. Bill Wyman
[ History Limits Live Musical Restrictions]
We are increasingly likely to find ourselves in places with background music. No composers have thought to write for these modern spaces, which represent 30% of our musical experience. Brian Eno
[ Background Composers Experience Find Increasingly Likely Modern Music Musical Our Ourselves Places Represent Spaces These Thought Which Write]
In music, the punctuation is absolutely strict, the bars and rests are absolutely defined. But our punctuation cannot be quite strict, because we have to relate it to the audience. In other words we are continually changing the score. Ralph Richardson
[ Absolutely Audience Bars Because Cannot Changing Continually Defined Music Other Our Punctuation Quite Relate Rests Score Strict Words]
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]
Visible Faith is an expression of my Christian faith which must be visible to be real! I gave the name to the collection of musicians who worked with me on the record. Ken Hensley
[ Christian Collection Expression Faith Gave Musicians Must Name Real Record Visible Which Worked]
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 write music all the time. When I talk about having writer's block, it's more to do with lyrics than anything else. Sarah McLachlan
[ Anything Block Else Having Lyrics More Music Talk Than Time Write Writer]
We do play to our audience. It's very important. You can't create music in a vacuum. Brian May
[ Audience Create Important Music Our Play Vacuum Very]
I've always felt that music should be a normal part of the experience that surrounds people. Morton Gould
[ Always Experience Felt Music Normal Part Should Surrounds]
We never notate our music, so you can try to replicate it, but you don't really have it. Thurston Moore
[ Music Never Our Really Replicate Try]
Well, I think music for kids is never anything but experimental is it? Fred Frith
[ Anything Experimental Kids Music Never Think Well]
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]
I still don't know how to read music. Richard Manuel
[ How Know Music Read Still]
When you decide to do this kind of music then you just accept the facts. Gary Numan
[ Accept Decide Facts Just Kind Music Then]
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]
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]
Music, not sex, got me aroused. Marvin Gaye
[ Aroused Got Music Sex]
I've been around jazz and jazz musicians most of my life. Kenneth Rexroth
[ Around Been Jazz Life Most Musicians]
We always feel pretty creative as far as writing songs. We write them together; we just get in a room, or on occasion in Flea's garage. We just sort of improvise, like jazz musicians. Chad Smith
[ Always Creative Far Feel Flea Garage Get Improvise Jazz Just Musicians Occasion Pretty Room Songs Sort Them Together Write Writing]
I made money. What am I gonna invest in? Stocks? No. I'm going to invest in music. Melissa Auf der Maur
[ Am Going Gonna Invest Made Money Music Stocks]
Music has always been an important thing to me in my life and understand I've worked in the music business. Taylor Hackford
[ Always Been Business Important Life Music Thing Understand Worked]
When I'm playing with the band or playing with some projects or some of my own stuff it's about the musical approach. That would be the more turntablist approach to things of where it's strictly about music. Eric San
[ Approach Band More Music Musical Own Playing Projects Some Strictly Stuff Things Where Would]
Well, I am very happy that I was able to play a part in bringing music from the streets onto the radio and into modern culture, I worked very hard and always believed in the sounds I was creating. Ice T
[ Able Always Am Believed Bringing Creating Culture Happy Hard Into Modern Music Onto Part Play Radio Sounds Streets Very Well Worked]
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]
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]
By now all rock bands are wise enough to be suspicious of music industry scum. Steve Albini
[ Bands Enough Industry Music Now Rock Scum Suspicious Wise]
Some are blessed with musical ability, others with good looks. Myself, I was blessed with modesty. Roger Moore
[ Ability Blessed Good Looks Modesty Musical Myself Others Some]
The classics are only primitive literature. They belong to the same class as primitive machinery and primitive music and primitive medicine. Stephen Leacock
[ Belong Class Classics Literature Machinery Medicine Music Only Primitive Same]
For me, everything definitely comes from music. Mike Myers
[ Comes Definitely Everything Music]
In so many musicals today, the story is moved forward by a song. I don't think we're gonna try to do that. John Mellencamp
[ Forward Gonna Many Moved Musicals Song Story Think Today Try]
Music and language are a vital element. We, as actors and directors, offer it to people who want to experience it. Sometimes the actual meaning is less important than the words themselves. Kenneth Branagh
[ Actors Actual Directors Element Experience Important Language Less Meaning Music Offer Sometimes Than Themselves Vital Want Words]
The music and everything we're doing on the stage and on television backs itself up. If that's what gets people's curiosity going or brings their attention to us, that's fine. Tina Yothers
[ Attention Backs Brings Curiosity Doing Everything Fine Gets Going Itself Music Stage Television Their Up Us]
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]
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]
That makes classical music work, the ability to improvise. Itzhak Perlman
[ Ability Classical Improvise Makes Music Work]
A friend of mine, that I had known for some time, came up one day with an old guitar. I don't know where he got it, I don't know how long he'd had it, but he knew about two chords on it. He proceeded to teach them to me, and then we proceeded to go crazy over music. Charlie Daniels
[ Came Chords Crazy Day Friend Go Got Guitar Had How Knew Know Known Long Mine Music Old Over Proceeded Some Teach Them Then Time Two Up Where]
If children are not introduced to music at an early age, I believe something fundamental is actually being taken from them. Luciano Pavarotti
[ Actually Age Being Believe Children Early Fundamental Introduced Music Something Taken Them]
Music is the shorthand of emotion. Leo Tolstoy Music
[ Emotion Music Shorthand]
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 have terrible hearing trouble. I have unwittingly helped to invent and refine a type of music that makes its principal proponents deaf. Pete Townshend
[ Deaf Hearing Helped Invent Makes Music Principal Proponents Refine Terrible Trouble Type Unwittingly]
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'll probably be 80 years old and still performing. Music is like fashion, it changes. But some things will always be the same. Toni Braxton
[ Always Changes Fashion Music Old Performing Probably Same Some Still Things Will Years]
Music is more emotional than prose, more revolutionary than poetry. I'm not saying I've got the answers, just a of questions that I don't hear other artists asking. Malcolm Wilson
[ Answers Artists Asking Emotional Got Hear Just More Music Other Poetry Prose Questions Revolutionary Saying Than]
Black music has increased my enjoyment of what I do. It has increased my range, my ability to reach into myself and accept myself. Michael Bolton
[ Ability Accept Black Enjoyment Increased Into Music Myself Range Reach]
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. Abraham Maslow
[ Artist Himself Make Music Musician Must Paint Peace Poet Ultimately Write]
The kind of music or the kind of arrangements that I do, the kind of musicians I choose, is just what I like to hear. Erykah Badu
[ Arrangements Choose Hear Just Kind Music Musicians]
There is an urgent need for Americans to look deeply into themselves and their actions, and musical poetry is perhaps the most effective mirror available. Every newspaper headline is a potential song. Phil Ochs
[ Actions Americans Available Deeply Effective Every Headline Into Look Mirror Most Musical Need Newspaper Perhaps Poetry Potential Song Their Themselves Urgent]
I play music the way it was played in yesteryear. Compay Segundo
[ Music Play Played Way]
We'd like to think that our music will always be bigger than any one of our individual personalities. Chester Bennington
[ Always Any Bigger Individual Music Our Personalities Than Think Will]
I've built a solid career there, but America's ten times the size. Now that we're onto the third record, I feel like the stars have aligned and American audiences are embracing my music even more. Chantal Kreviazuk
[ Aligned America American Audiences Built Career Embracing Even Feel More Music Now Onto Record Size Solid Stars Ten Third Times]
I grew up in Ohio, and I was a musicologist since I was little; it is all that I would ever read. Nina Blackwood
[ Ever Grew Little Musicologist Ohio Read Since Up Would]
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]
I suppose, counting back, if the Beatles had been influenced by music in the same length of time ago - you'd have to put that into better English for me, thank you - they would have been like a banjo orchestra. They would have been doing show tunes. Jonny Greenwood
[ Ago Back Banjo Beatles Been Better Counting Doing English Had Influenced Into Length Music Orchestra Put Same Show Suppose Thank Time Tunes Would]
I saw music as a way to entertain people and take them away from their daily lives and put smiles on their faces, as opposed to what I see it being now, which is a way for me to actually communicate, and a way for me to tap into my subconscious. Alanis Morissette
[ Actually Away Being Communicate Daily Entertain Faces Into Lives Music Now Opposed Put Saw See Smiles Subconscious Take Tap Their Them Way Which]
It may be that my most helpful contributions to music aren't my compact discs but my articles about other great singers of the past for American Heritage magazine. Susannah McCorkle
[ American Articles Compact Contributions Discs Great Helpful Heritage Magazine May Most Music Other Past Singers]
Well there is a lot of work here for younger and older musicians now. Our Ministry of Culture has now really embarked on changing things for artists, and it is getting much better. We just have to organize ourselves as artists, and then things will be better. Miriam Makeba
[ Artists Better Changing Culture Embarked Getting Here Just Lot Ministry Much Musicians Now Older Organize Our Ourselves Really Then Things Well Will Work Younger]
In country music the lyric is important and the melodies get a little more complex all the time, and you hear marvelous new singers who are interested in writing and interpreting a lyric and in all form of popular music. Dinah Shore
[ Complex Country Form Get Hear Important Interested Interpreting Little Lyric Marvelous Melodies More Music New Popular Singers Time Writing]
Probably having fallen in love with music and movies at a young age and then first learning about writing by kind of following the path of writers like Dave Marsh and Lester Bangs and being a rock journalist. Cameron Crowe
[ Age Bangs Being Dave Fallen First Following Having Journalist Kind Learning Lester Love Marsh Movies Music Path Probably Rock Then Writers Writing Young]
Every band had their own distinctive sound, but it was pretty much dancing music and rhythmic music with a tremendous emphasis on copying the Cuban models. Ruben Blades
[ Band Copying Cuban Dancing Distinctive Emphasis Every Had Models Much Music Own Pretty Rhythmic Sound Their Tremendous]
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]
Touring with King Crimson wasn't a lot of fun for me. I had a lot of equipment, and when I was in improvised music I'd set it up myself, play the gig, and put it all away again. Jamie Muir
[ Again Away Crimson Equipment Fun Gig Had Improvised King Lot Music Myself Play Put Set Touring Up]
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]
It's interesting when I jog, how much the music makes a difference. You can pretty much count on the Foo Fighters to get your heart rate up. Sheryl Crow
[ Count Difference Fighters Get Heart How Interesting Jog Makes Much Music Pretty Rate Up Your]
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]
I think the future looks great for music, musicians, bass players, and all we love about music. Billy Sheehan
[ Bass Future Great Looks Love Music Musicians Players Think]
My music is my way to rearrange the world according to my own hopes. Stephan Jenkins
[ According Hopes Music Own Rearrange Way World]
What we value about music and literature are the moments that they create in our minds when we encounter them. Stephan Jenkins
[ Create Encounter Literature Minds Moments Music Our Them Value]
All music has to speak in some form or other. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
[ Form Music Other Some Speak]
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]
I am a Slavic musician and it is deeply inside of me. Miroslav Vitous
[ Am Deeply Inside Musician]
Only one music comes out of me. Anthony Davis
[ Comes Music Only Out]
I love music so much I love what I do. I work very hard at being the best musician I can be because I love it. Diana Krall
[ Because Being Best Hard Love Much Music Musician Very Work]
A lot of labels are hiring a lot more accountants than people that know music. Taylor Hanson
[ Accountants Hiring Know Labels Lot More Music Than]
The lion's share of what I hear right now are people who, intentional or accidental, have avoided all jazz prior to 1960. And all the musicians who were successful in the '60s spent their entire lives, prior to 1960, listening to all the musicians these people avoid. Branford Marsalis
[ Accidental Avoid Avoided Entire Hear Intentional Jazz Lion Listening Lives Musicians Now Prior Right Share Spent Successful Their These Were]
But when you get music and words together, that can be a very powerful thing. Bryan Ferry Music
[ Get Music Powerful Thing Together Very Words]
You're talking to someone who really understands rock music. Tipper Gore
[ Music Really Rock Someone Talking Understands]
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]
Music is the art of the prophets and the gift of God. Martin Luther
[ Art Gift God Music Prophets]
I have considered rap music stars, and there is one in my new book, Lovers and Players, and there is also a hip-hop music mogul who I think you will like a lot. Jackie Collins
[ Also Book Considered Hip-Hop Lot Lovers Music New Players Rap Stars Think Will]
It's my fault in many cases because I don't initiate the contact to talk with a lot of other musicians. Frank Morgan
[ Because Cases Contact Fault Initiate Lot Many Musicians Other Talk]
We are living in a time when American popular music is finally being recognized as one of our most successful exports. The demand is huge. Billy Joel
[ American Being Demand Exports Finally Huge Living Most Music Our Popular Recognized Successful Time]
What we have to get clear to kids is that when you offer your stillness and open yourself to the experience of music, it pays you back more than you give. David Ogden Stiers
[ Back Clear Experience Get Give Kids More Music Offer Open Pays Stillness Than Your Yourself]
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]
My big ears indicated a talent for music. This thrilled me. William Christopher Handy
[ Big Ears Indicated Music Talent Thrilled]
A good country song takes a page out of somebody's life and puts it to music. Conway Twitty
[ Country Good Life Music Out Page Puts Somebody Song Takes]
When making music I sink myself into the process as deeply as I can and forget all of the success. Enya
[ Deeply Forget Into Making Music Myself Process Sink Success]
If not for music, I would probably be a very frustrated scientist. It's one way to answer the question, 'What is the meaning of life?' I feel music answers it better. Paula Cole
[ Answer Answers Better Feel Frustrated Life Meaning Music Probably Question Scientist Very Way Would]
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]
Well, in Japan, I have got a group of musicians that I have worked with a lot, that concentrate just on the hardcore stuff, say, that Naked City has been working on. We have like a repertoire of sixty songs now. John Zorn
[ Been City Concentrate Got Group Hardcore Japan Just Lot Musicians Naked Now Repertoire Say Sixty Songs Stuff Well Worked Working]
No, I like being a role model because I know how much comfort my musical idols brought me. Shirley Manson
[ Because Being Brought Comfort How Idols Know Model Much Musical Role]
I have very much enjoyed being in the music business in different roles through five different decades. Peter Asher
[ Being Business Decades Different Enjoyed Five Much Music Roles Through Very]
The most important thing is to follow your instinct and get involved with some friends who have similar tastes and aspirations and like music as much as you do. Mick Taylor
[ Aspirations Follow Friends Get Important Instinct Involved Most Much Music Similar Some Tastes Thing Your]
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 didn't really start writing music or lyrics or turning them into songs until I went to San Francisco. Jello Biafra
[ Francisco Into Lyrics Music Really San Songs Start Them Turning Until Went Writing]
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]
People who make music together cannot be enemies, at least while the music lasts. Paul Hindemith
[ Cannot Enemies Lasts Least Make Music Together While]
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 like to listen to classical music... I like mainline jazz. Herb Alpert
[ Classical Jazz Listen Mainline Music]
I think the idea is now for blacks to write about the history of our music. It's time for that, because whites have been doing it all the time. It's time for us to do it ourselves and tell it like it is. Dizzy Gillespie
[ Because Been Blacks Doing History Idea Music Now Our Ourselves Tell Think Time Us Whites Write]
I'm an artist, and I go in the studio and make my music. And then I'll give it to my dad and he does what he does. And he does, you know, the press, and figuring out shows and whatnot. When it comes to my artistic freedom, he doesn't, like, step on my toes or anything. Ashlee Simpson
[ Anything Artist Artistic Comes Dad Does Figuring Freedom Give Go Know Make Music Out Press Shows Step Studio Then Toes Whatnot]
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]
Beyond a certain point, the music isn't mine anymore. It's yours. Phil Collins
[ Anymore Beyond Certain Mine Music Point Yours]
One difference between poetry and lyrics is that lyrics sort of fade into the background. They fade on the page and live on the stage when set to music. Stephen Sondheim
[ Background Between Difference Fade Into Live Lyrics Music Page Poetry Set Sort Stage]
When I was younger, studying classical music, I really had to put in the time. Three hours a day is not even nice - you have to put in six. Alicia Keys
[ Classical Day Even Had Hours Music Nice Put Really Six Studying Three Time Younger]
It is desirable that people make music on the breath, with the breath. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
[ Breath Desirable Make Music]
Each one of us had a little story to tell and each recording was based on that. Lou played all of the music but we both sort of kicked around some cords during the writing phase. Phil Harris
[ Around Based Both Cords During Each Had Kicked Little Lou Music Phase Played Recording Some Sort Story Tell Us Writing]
If being an egomaniac means I believe in what I do and in my art or music, then in that respect you can call me that... I believe in what I do, and I'll say it. John Lennon
[ Art Being Believe Call Egomaniac Means Music Respect Say Then]
So I came home and I had a resume and everything, but the only job experience I had was just playing in bars and clubs on my summers off. So, I was temping and stuff during the day and playing music at night. Mary Chapin Carpenter
[ Bars Came Clubs Day During Everything Experience Had Home Job Just Music Night Off Only Playing Resume Stuff Summers]
Yeah when I was 7 or 8 my moms would have little parties, and I would play the music. Kurtis Blow
[ Little Moms Music Parties Play Would Yeah]
I hear music as narrative. Ajay Naidu
[ Hear Music Narrative]
Actually, I would love to make a music video. Maybe it would finally put to rest those persistent rumours that have followed me throughout my career - particularly when I was on camera performing - that I had died. Perry Como
[ Actually Camera Career Died Finally Followed Had Love Make Maybe Music Particularly Performing Persistent Put Rest Rumours Those Throughout Video Would]
He's a world-famous name to people who care about his music, but there are many people who have never heard of George Gershwin and those numbers increase. Michael Feinstein
[ Care George Gershwin Heard His Increase Many Music Name Never Numbers Those]
If it turns out to be a hit, well, good luck dealing with fame. And if it's not a hit and you can still survive and make music you believe in, well, then you're truly blessed. I think that's where we are now. Edie Brickell
[ Believe Blessed Dealing Fame Good Hit Luck Make Music Now Out Still Survive Then Think Truly Turns Well Where]
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]
We went to see all the shows. American musical theater and jazz were very big. Carly Simon
[ American Big Jazz Musical See Shows Theater Very Went Were]
People make music to get a reaction. Music is communication. Yoko Ono
[ Communication Get Make Music Reaction]
I don't know if I would qualify as mainstream. I think I have managed to function pretty successfully on the fringes of the music world and have been able to play exactly what I have wanted the way I have wanted. Pat Metheny
[ Able Been Exactly Fringes Function Know Mainstream Managed Music Play Pretty Qualify Successfully Think Wanted Way World Would]
Why do you have to retire at 65? Why can't you start at 70? You know, like wine. Why can't music be that way? My new band, we're playing stuff that's never been done before. Herbie Mann
[ Band Been Before Done Know Music Never New Playing Retire Start Stuff Way Why Wine]
It was really terrific but Foreigner was nothing like Yes and that style did not suit our music. Lou Gramm
[ Did Foreigner Music Nothing Our Really Style Suit Terrific Yes]
When a singer truly feels and experiences what the music is all about, the words will automatically ring true. Montserrat Caballe
[ Automatically Experiences Feels Music Ring Singer True Truly Will Words]
I think my playing has been orchestral throughout the years, and this is another way of expressing that. But I primarily see it as the ultimate accomplishment of a musician. Composing makes me feel like I've finally gotten all the way up the ladder as a musician. Tony Williams
[ Accomplishment Another Been Composing Expressing Feel Finally Gotten Ladder Makes Musician Orchestral Playing Primarily See Think Throughout Ultimate Up Way Years]
When the movie's done, you talk about either the score or source music over a particular scene, what might work. You just throw a piece of music over the scene, and we both listen to it. Ethan Coen
[ Both Done Either Just Listen Might Movie Music Over Particular Piece Scene Score Source Talk Throw Work]
It's about giving the people what they want. So many people have told me that they've made love to my records so what I've delivered this time is an album about sex. Pretty much every song has that theme. Straight no chasers, it's booty music! Tyrese Gibson
[ Album Booty Delivered Every Giving Love Made Many Much Music Pretty Records Sex Song Straight Theme Time Told Want]
I'd say we do reach somewhat of a younger audience, but I think for the most part that younger audience is picking our music up from a brother or sister or even parent, who is turning them onto the band. Alex Lifeson
[ Audience Band Brother Even Most Music Onto Our Parent Part Picking Reach Say Sister Somewhat Them Think Turning Up Younger]
I always wanted to be a full-time musician. Every television job I had was a means to buy a grand piano, or to put in a recording studio, or something like that. John Tesh
[ Always Buy Every Full-Time Grand Had Job Means Musician Piano Put Recording Something Studio Television Wanted]
I love music and musicians. And seeing great artists dropped from labels was really frustrating and sad to me. Rosanna Arquette
[ Artists Dropped Frustrating Great Labels Love Music Musicians Really Sad Seeing]
People thought me a bit strange at first; a blond haired, blue-eyed Norwegian who sang Mexican folk songs, but I used it to my advantage and got a job. And so the music became my ticket to education. David Soul
[ Advantage Became Bit Blond Blue-Eyed Education First Folk Got Job Mexican Music Norwegian Sang Songs Strange Thought Ticket Used]
We were raised in an Italian-American household, although we didn't speak Italian in the house. We were very proud of being Italian, and had Italian music, ate Italian food. Francis Ford Coppola
[ Although Ate Being Food Had House Household Italian Italian-American Music Proud Raised Speak Very Were]
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]
People are afraid to ask musicians to be involved in projects because they anticipate being turned down. Young artists hesitate before contacting me. People in my position don't get approached often enough. David Sylvian
[ Afraid Anticipate Approached Artists Ask Because Before Being Down Enough Get Hesitate Involved Musicians Often Position Projects Turned Young]
I have known from the beginning one thing you need to know. That is, the music business is a business. Steve Brown
[ Beginning Business Know Known Music Need Thing]
In essence, String Theory describes space and time, matter and energy, gravity and light, indeed all of God's creation... as music. Roy H. Williams
[ Creation Describes Energy Essence God Gravity Indeed Light Matter Music Space String Theory Time]
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]
I would like to involve myself in some black music. I would like to do some blues and some gospel music. I want to try stuff from other genres and try to widen my musical base. Greg Lake
[ Base Black Blues Genres Gospel Involve Music Musical Myself Other Some Stuff Try Want Widen Would]
No one had ever told me that whites were supposed to sing one kind of music and blacks another - I sang what I liked in the only voice I had. Charley Pride
[ Another Blacks Ever Had Kind Liked Music Only Sang Sing Supposed Told Voice Were Whites]
I wanted to play some more grown-up music - jazz. Rick Derringer
[ Grown-Up Jazz More Music Play Some Wanted]
The many sounds of Memphis shaped my early musical career and continue to be an inspiration to this day. Justin Timberlake
[ Career Continue Day Early Inspiration Many Memphis Musical Shaped Sounds]
Music can affect for good or ill the body as well as the mind. Tomas Luis de Victoria
[ Affect Body Good Ill Mind Music Well]
I spent most of the year in the studio for electronic music at a radio station in Cologne or in other studios where I produced new works with all kinds of electronic apparatus. Karlheinz Stockhausen
[ Apparatus Cologne Electronic Kinds Most Music New Other Produced Radio Spent Station Studio Studios Where Works Year]
I only want to give a metaphysic for my music. Gyorgy Ligeti
[ Give Metaphysic Music Only Want]
Songwriting is different from music, although I don't deny now that it would be nice to have a little more background in music theory. Neil Diamond
[ Although Background Deny Different Little More Music Nice Now Songwriting Theory Would]
It's a music video but she was real specific on the character that Mary J. Blige was playing, and that I was playing in this video and I told her whenever you get to jump to the big screen I'd love to come with you and she honored that. Blair Underwood
[ Big Blige Character Come Get Her Honored Jump Love Mary Music Playing Real Screen She Specific Told Video Whenever]
Well, I would say that music just happens with me, I'm not in the driver's seat when I am at the piano, the piano is. Vanessa Carlton
[ Am Driver Happens Just Music Piano Say Seat Well Would]
Country music is completely punk-rock. It's the original punk-rock. Neko Case
[ Completely Country Music Original]
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]
You're surrounded by electronic music in New York. I mean New York is one of the few places in North America where electronic music is the prevalent form. Bob Mould
[ America Electronic Few Form Mean Music New North Places Prevalent Surrounded Where York]
I was listening to all those lyrics and trying to take in everything that was happening. I was completely excited. It was one of the greatest times that I had listening to music. Jay McShann
[ Completely Everything Excited Greatest Had Happening Listening Lyrics Music Take Those Times Trying]
Schools are really bad now. Schools are not only bad in reading, writing and arithmetic, they're worse in cultural aspects, like in music and art. They don't teach you anything. John Kricfalusi
[ Anything Arithmetic Art Aspects Bad Cultural Music Now Only Reading Really Schools Teach Worse Writing]
At Bloomington, Indiana, I was invited to listen to music written in quarter tones for four harps and voices. I had to go out to be sick. Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
[ Four Go Had Harps Indiana Invited Listen Music Out Quarter Sick Tones Voices Written]
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]
It is a process of finding the right music then planning a costume to fit that style of music. Nancy Kerrigan
[ Costume Finding Fit Music Planning Process Right Style Then]
I think music sharing of any kind is great. Talib Kweli
[ Any Great Kind Music Sharing Think]
Bluegrass has brought more people together and made more friends than any music in the world. You meet people at festivals and renew acquaintances year after year. Bill Monroe
[ Acquaintances After Any Bluegrass Brought Festivals Friends Made Meet More Music Renew Than Together World Year]
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]
I would like to do some musicals. Andy Lau
[ Musicals Some Would]
If you pour some music on whatever's wrong, it'll sure help out. Levon Helm
[ Help Music Out Pour Some Sure Whatever Wrong]
For a while we were chasing a book by Graham Greene to do Brighton Rock as a musical. We didn't get the rights, so we decided to create something from scratch, with Jonathan. By that time we were big fans of his work. Neil Tennant
[ Big Book Brighton Chasing Create Decided Fans Get Graham Greene His Jonathan Musical Rights Rock Scratch Something Time Were While Work]
It's Frank's painting on the cover. We were originally going to use a Salvador Dali painting that we got permission from Salvador Dali to use, and Frank found this one, and it really did fit the music much more. Alice Cooper
[ Cover Dali Did Fit Found Frank Going Got More Much Music Originally Painting Permission Really Salvador Use Were]
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]
Ray had so much love of life and the music. He had so much integrity. He treated the music with so much dignity and respect. I spent four and a half years as a sideman with Ray Brown's trio. Music was his life, more so than anyone I could mention. Benny Green
[ Anyone Brown Could Dignity Four Had Half His Integrity Life Love Mention More Much Music Ray Respect Spent Than Treated Trio Years]
Is it not the business of the conductor to convey to the public in its dramatic form the central idea of a composition; and how can he convey that idea successfully if he does not enter heart and soul into the life of the music and the tale it unfolds? John Philip Sousa
[ Business Central Composition Conductor Convey Does Dramatic Enter Form Heart How Idea Into Life Music Public Soul Successfully Tale Unfolds]
I was always really into the music rather than the scene. Rhona Mitra
[ Always Into Music Rather Really Scene Than]
Composers today get a TV script on Friday and have to record on Tuesday. It's just dreadful to impose on gifted talent and expect decent music under these conditions. Alex North
[ Composers Conditions Decent Dreadful Expect Friday Get Gifted Impose Just Music Record Script Talent These Today Tuesday Tv Under]
Don't know about a cabaret act right now, would actually prefer a role in a broadway musical. Julia Barr
[ Act Actually Broadway Cabaret Know Musical Now Prefer Right Role Would]
I think some people record songs and make records a certain way to cater to radio. If you're born to make commercial music that's cool. But if you're born to not make commercial records, maybe you're meant to cater to another market. Bryan White
[ Another Born Cater Certain Commercial Cool Make Market Maybe Meant Music Radio Record Records Some Songs Think Way]
Miles Davis was doing something inherently African, something that has to do with all forms of American music, not just jazz. Cassandra Wilson
[ African American Davis Doing Forms Inherently Jazz Just Miles Music Something]
I still have a passion for the music, which is such a beautiful thing. I still wake up in the middle of the night out of a dream and have a melody in my head, and run to my piano. Teena Marie
[ Beautiful Dream Head Melody Middle Music Night Out Passion Piano Run Still Such Thing Up Wake Which]
I just happened to start playing music for the conceptual ideas. Kim Gordon
[ Conceptual Happened Ideas Just Music Playing Start]
I also like Western classical music and jazz. Nusrat F. A. Khan
[ Also Classical Jazz Music Western]
You just let your lower self go, and then it takes on all these aspects of the society - the city with horns blowing, the people yelling things at each other, and the all-in-all violence and chaos of the city. Put that on stage with music, and that's what this is. Alice Cooper
[ Aspects Blowing Chaos City Each Go Horns Just Lower Music Other Put Self Society Stage Takes Then These Things Violence Yelling Your]
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]
We try to magnify the difference between Americans and the English. In real life they like the same music and dress the same. It's really much more similar than anyone thinks or how we show it. Amanda Bynes
[ Americans Anyone Between Difference Dress English How Life Magnify More Much Music Real Really Same Show Similar Than Thinks Try]
You know, when I hear music, I just hear the whole thing. Meg White
[ Hear Just Know Music Thing Whole]
I'm amazed at how adventurous and how dangerous the music was, and still is. I haven't heard anything like it since. I'm quite surprised, because a lot of the music on there we never heard at the time. Michael Giles
[ Adventurous Amazed Anything Because Dangerous Haven Heard How Lot Music Never Quite Since Still Surprised Time]
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]
That was when I realised that music is the most profound, magical form of communication there is. Lesley Garrett
[ Communication Form Magical Most Music Profound Realised]
Under Confucianism, the use of precisely measured court music, prescribed steps, actions, and phrases all added up to an extremely complex system of rituals, each used for a particular purpose at a particular time. Benjamin Hoff
[ Actions Added Complex Confucianism Court Each Extremely Measured Music Particular Phrases Precisely Prescribed Purpose Rituals Steps System Time Under Up Use Used]
I can play punk rock, and I love playing punk rock, but I was into every other style of music before I played punk rock. Travis Barker
[ Before Every Into Love Music Other Play Played Playing Punk Rock Style]
The sexual embrace can only be compared with music and with prayer. Marcus Aurelius
[ Compared Embrace Music Only Prayer Sexual]
The academic area of new music or modern music festivals is not something which attracts me at all. Gavin Bryars
[ Academic Area Attracts Festivals Modern Music New Something Which]
Musically, I always allow myself to jump off of cliffs. At least that's what it feels like to me. Whether that's what it actually sounds like might depend on what the listener brings to the songs. Tori Amos
[ Actually Allow Always Brings Cliffs Depend Feels Jump Least Listener Might Musically Myself Off Songs Sounds Whether]
Over in the UK, the music press can be brutal. They can say wonderful things about you one week, and the next week, you're in the can. Enya
[ Brutal Music Next Over Press Say Things Uk Week Wonderful]
A musician can get lost to what he is in the session busines as it was. Jim Sullivan
[ Get Lost Musician Session]
We are like violins. We can be used as doorstops, or we can make music. Barbara Sher
[ Make Music Used Violins]
You must surrender whatever preconceptions you have about music if you're really interested in it. Cecil Taylor
[ Interested Music Must Preconceptions Really Surrender Whatever]
But when I was a teenager, the idea of spending the rest of my life in a factory was real depressing. So the idea that I could become a musician opened up some possibilities I didn't see otherwise. Wayne Kramer Teen
[ Become Could Depressing Factory Idea Life Musician Opened Otherwise Possibilities Real Rest See Some Spending Teenager Up]
In the music industry, we value large success. I realized that while I would like that, that it's not what my writing is about. And if I start making it about that, it becomes impure. David Friedman
[ Becomes Impure Industry Large Making Music Realized Start Success Value While Would Writing]
It's hard to decide how to match words to music. It's not like it's twice the work. It's always difficult for me to explain to the composer what I'm looking for. I'm not a professional; I lack even basic knowledge about writing music. Ayumi Hamasaki
[ Always Basic Composer Decide Difficult Even Explain Hard How Knowledge Lack Looking Match Music Professional Twice Words Work Writing]
I just do what I do. I like to make music. Neil Young
[ Just Make Music]
Our idea is simply to play the songs and to emphasize our musicianship. Krist Novoselic
[ Emphasize Idea Musicianship Our Play Simply Songs]
In music one must think with the heart and feel with the brain. George Szell
[ Brain Feel Heart Music Must Think]
Sometimes my boyfriend would write the lyrics and I would write the melody, and other times I would start from scratch. Or sometimes I would take a local poem and put that to music. Carly Simon
[ Boyfriend Local Lyrics Melody Music Other Poem Put Scratch Sometimes Start Take Times Would Write]
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]
Music is what I breath, what I love to do. It keeps me alive. Miley Cyrus
[ Alive Breath Keeps Love Music]
It's not until I hear songs that I've done, that I realize how much of an inspiration music from the '60s and '70s has been. Alicia Keys
[ Been Done Hear How Inspiration Much Music Realize Songs Until]
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'm much more of a musician than a poet. I just feel much more confident about my musical abilities. Mary Timony
[ Abilities Confident Feel Just More Much Musical Musician Poet Than]
When I made it, I still didn't wave the flag and say, Yeah go Asian people. I do want people to know that about me, but I always felt like at least musically, let me just do what I do and be the best at it. Which is what I'm doing right now. Chad Hugo
[ Always Asian Best Doing Felt Flag Go Just Know Least Made Musically Now Right Say Still Want Wave Which Yeah]
I've held onto little musical sketches that I thought could be useful, and the more time that I spend doing them for each film, then the more I have to draw on. Mike Figgis
[ Could Doing Draw Each Film Held Little More Musical Onto Sketches Spend Them Then Thought Time Useful]
We'll be presenting a broad spectrum of the music and looking at how the younger guys can carry it on. Keith Emerson
[ Broad Carry Guys How Looking Music Presenting Spectrum Younger]
Music tells no truths. Philip James Bailey
[ Music Tells Truths]
And now, I still really don't care that much but now I have music playing all the time at home, which is a first for me. Whatever. Everything from Ani DiFranco to Dave Matthews to Jack Johnson and Norah Jones. Jennifer Garner
[ Care Dave Everything First Home Jack Johnson Jones Matthews Much Music Norah Now Playing Really Still Time Whatever Which]
Music remains the most strange of the materials because we don't understand what happens when music moves you. Michael Tippett
[ Because Happens Materials Most Moves Music Remains Strange Understand]
I've always been that way. I'm not very good at reading music but I'm pretty quick at picking things up. Roy Wood
[ Always Been Good Music Picking Pretty Quick Reading Things Up Very Way]
There was the best teachers from the Czech Philharmonic, highly dedicated people, some of the best musicians in the world passing on the knowledge about the country, about the principles, and about the music. Miroslav Vitous
[ Best Country Czech Dedicated Highly Knowledge Music Musicians Passing Philharmonic Principles Some Teachers World]
Don't make music for some vast, unseen audience or market or ratings share or even for something as tangible as money. Though it's crucial to make a living, that shouldn't be your inspiration. Do it for yourself. Billy Joel
[ Audience Crucial Even Inspiration Living Make Market Money Music Ratings Share Some Something Tangible Though Unseen Vast Your Yourself]
Nobody really thought I was going to make it, because I was a musician. I really wasn't a singer. Bobby Vinton
[ Because Going Make Musician Nobody Really Singer Thought]
So, through all that early professional career I would occasionally do a musical, a pantomime or a play with songs. The next stop would be a Shakespeare, or an Ibsen, or a play by a brand new writer who had never done anything in the theater before. Trevor Nunn
[ Anything Before Brand Career Done Early Had Ibsen Musical Never New Next Occasionally Pantomime Play Professional Shakespeare Songs Stop Theater Through Would Writer]
So what I'm trying to say is from a musical aspect for anybody to say that whatever they're doing in Florida is not Hip Hop or whatever they're doing in LA is not Hip Hop, who are these people to say that? Grandmaster Flash
[ Anybody Aspect Doing Florida Hip Hop La Musical Say These Trying Whatever]
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]
Words make you think a thought. Music makes you feel a feeling. A song makes you feel a thought. E. Y. Harburg
[ Feel Feeling Make Makes Music Song Think Thought Words]
Music should always be an adventure. Coleman Hawkins
[ Adventure Always Music Should]
Mars is really different, into art. Lydia Lunch is more energy. James Chance is more commercial in a different way, in funk and jazz. They were all doing original things, trying to create their own sound and music. I think they're all great. Ikue Mori
[ Art Chance Commercial Create Different Doing Energy Funk Great Into James Jazz Lunch Mars More Music Original Own Really Sound Their Things Think Trying Way Were]
Teens think listening to music helps them concentrate. It doesn't. It relieves them of the boredom that concentration on homework induces. Marilyn vos Savant
[ Boredom Concentrate Concentration Helps Homework Induces Listening Music Relieves Teens Them Think]
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]
When recordings replaced concerts as the dominant mode of hearing music, our conception of the nature of performance and of music itself was altered. Charles Rosen
[ Altered Conception Concerts Dominant Hearing Itself Mode Music Nature Our Performance Recordings Replaced]
When one puts up a building one makes an elaborate scaffold to get everything into its proper place. But when one takes the scaffold down, the building must stand by itself with no trace of the means by which it was erected. That is how a musician should work. Andres Segovia
[ Building Down Elaborate Erected Everything Get How Into Itself Makes Means Musician Must Place Proper Puts Scaffold Should Stand Takes Trace Up Which Work]
What is the best music is impossible to define. Just because it's played by a virtuoso player, doesn't mean it's great music. It might not reflect the soul of a people, which is really my criteria for great music. Mickey Hart
[ Because Best Criteria Define Great Impossible Just Mean Might Music Played Player Really Reflect Soul Virtuoso Which]
That's why so much of the music today sounds so much alike, because there's no in-between. So it's kind of nice to still turn some buttons every now and then. Alan Vega
[ Alike Because Buttons Every In-Between Kind Much Music Nice Now Some Sounds Still Then Today Turn Why]
Essentially my contribution was to introduce repetition into Western music as the main ingredient without any melody over it, without anything just repeated patterns, musical patterns. Terry Riley
[ Any Anything Contribution Essentially Ingredient Into Introduce Just Main Melody Music Musical Over Patterns Repeated Repetition Western Without]
I wasn't writing the music. Ed would write a piece of music. I'd listen to it and come up with a melody and then we would arrange it. We'd put it together and I would write lyrics to my melodies. Sammy Hagar
[ Arrange Come Ed Listen Lyrics Melodies Melody Music Piece Put Then Together Up Would Write Writing]
It took us two years to get our first real gig. That was a big dream. We ended up booking a lot of our own gigs and putting on a lot of our own shows. We were trying to get our actual music across, trying to make a connection there. Greg Ginn
[ Across Actual Big Booking Connection Dream Ended First Get Gig Gigs Lot Make Music Our Own Putting Real Shows Took Trying Two Up Us Were Years]
Our parents were musicians. Caroline Corr
[ Musicians Our Parents Were]
I was the lead in two musicals, and I took dance classes. Corbin Bleu
[ Classes Dance Lead Musicals Took Two]
Have you ever wondered why young people take to music like fish to water? Maybe it's because music is fun. Plan and simple. It opens up their minds to dream great dreams about where they can go and what they can do when they get older. Isaac Hayes
[ Because Dream Dreams Ever Fish Fun Get Go Great Maybe Minds Music Older Opens Plan Simple Take Their Up Water Where Why Wondered Young]
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]
The role of Barbara, in Music for Millions, was literally a tonic for me. June Allyson
[ Barbara Literally Millions Music Role Tonic]
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]
But it wasn't just a technical approach towards the piano, studying the music for this film was also a way of approaching the soul of the film, because the film is really about the soul of Schubert and the soul of Bach. Isabelle Huppert
[ Also Approach Approaching Bach Because Film Just Music Piano Really Schubert Soul Studying Technical Towards Way]
I write music people enjoy playing and listening to, and I have a group that loves playing the music. Chuck Mangione
[ Enjoy Group Listening Loves Music Playing Write]
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]
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]
I knew from an early age exactly what I wanted to do. I wanted to be a musician and that was it. It made life a lot easier knowing what I was aiming for. Dan Hawkins
[ Age Aiming Early Easier Exactly Knew Knowing Life Lot Made Musician Wanted]
I sat in at every club in New York City, jamming with musicians, because it felt right - and because it felt right and we were having fun - the people dancing and sipping their drinks in the clubs felt it too and it made them smile. Ray Conniff
[ Because City Club Clubs Dancing Drinks Every Felt Fun Having Jamming Made Musicians New Right Sat Sipping Smile Their Them Too Were York]
Not compromising the music, but there is a way, by just showing the people that you're sincere and honest with what you're doing, and by talking to them. Chuck Mangione
[ Compromising Doing Honest Just Music Showing Sincere Talking Them Way]
Canned music is like audible wallpaper. Alistair Cooke
[ Audible Canned Music Wallpaper]
Music is the best way for me to say I love you. Mireille Mathieu
[ Best Love Music Say Way]
A "scream" is always just that - a noise and not music. Carl Jung
[ Always Just Music Noise Scream]
We wanted to establish a new fan base over here. And second, we wanted to challenge ourselves. We wanted to bring what is ostensibly new music to fresh ears and see what lights them up. Bob Weir
[ Base Bring Challenge Ears Establish Fan Fresh Here Lights Music New Ostensibly Ourselves Over Second See Them Up Wanted]
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]
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]
The music business is very hard on women over 22. You really have to prove yourself every time you make a record. Are you as vibrant as you used to be? Are you as sexy? So I really want to prove that a woman in her 30s can be all those things and more. Jody Watley
[ Business Every Hard Her Make More Music Over Prove Really Record Sexy Things Those Time Used Very Vibrant Want Woman Women Yourself]
Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life. Jean Paul Music
[ Gloomy Life Moonlight Music Night]
I don't think events in your life affect your music. Gordon Getty
[ Affect Events Life Music Think Your]
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 was in every band class I could get in, like after school jazz band and marching band, and that's where I really learned to read music from elementary all the way through junior high and high school. Chad Smith
[ After Band Class Could Elementary Every Get High Jazz Junior Learned Marching Music Read Really School Through Way Where]
I've never got on with the British press because they've always given me such a hard time. Once they build a band up they just want to do people down. They shouldn't concentrate on the colour of someone's shirt they should listen to the music. Andrew Eldritch
[ Always Band Because British Build Colour Concentrate Down Given Got Hard Just Listen Music Never Once Press Shirt Should Someone Such Time Up Want]
Well, remember that we were all members of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians. Joseph Jarman
[ Advancement Association Creative Members Musicians Remember Well Were]
When I was at Stratford, the very first thing that I was commissioned to work on was trying to make a musical out of the documentary material about the General Strike, which was the next big historical event in England, after the First World War. Trevor Nunn
[ After Big Commissioned Documentary England Event First General Historical Make Material Musical Next Out Stratford Strike Thing Trying Very War Which Work World]
In aptitude tests, I scored highest in music. Conrad Hall
[ Aptitude Highest Music Scored Tests]
Beethoven can write music, thank God, but he can do nothing else on earth. Ludwig van Beethoven
[ Beethoven Earth Else God Music Nothing Thank Write]
The games industry is already bigger than the music industry, and it's mainly directed at teenage boys. Thomas Dolby
[ Already Bigger Boys Directed Games Industry Mainly Music Teenage Than]
I don't claim to be a musician, I didn't go to Julliard. Dick Dale
[ Claim Go Julliard Musician]
I want to make music that somehow connects to the things that I love in America music. Joanna Newsom
[ America Connects Love Make Music Somehow Things Want]
I knew I'd just done one of the most amazing things that I will ever get a chance to do. Just to be part of a musical that's not your background and to pull it off and to think that we've done something that's really special. Gerard Butler
[ Amazing Background Chance Done Ever Get Just Knew Most Musical Off Part Pull Really Something Special Things Think Will Your]
A young musician plays scales in his room and only bores his family. A beginning writer, on the other hand, sometimes has the misfortune of getting into print. Marguerite Yourcenar
[ Beginning Bores Family Getting Hand His Into Misfortune Musician Only Other Plays Print Room Scales Sometimes Writer Young]
I direct a lot of TV commercials and music videos. Alex Winter
[ Commercials Direct Lot Music Tv Videos]
All those rappers, they're the only glamorous people working in music now. They dress up in these chains of gold, cars, girls and this and that, high-heeled shoes. Bryan Ferry
[ Cars Chains Dress Girls Glamorous Gold High-Heeled Music Now Only Rappers Shoes These Those Up Working]
I'm a musician first, a food-lover second, a dirty mouth with feet, and a girl last time I checked. Tori Amos
[ Checked Dirty Feet First Girl Last Mouth Musician Second Time]
The only love affair I have ever had was with music. Maurice Ravel
[ Affair Ever Had Love Music Only]
Music is one of those things that make us feel a little less alone in the world. Tom Cochrane
[ Alone Feel Less Little Make Music Things Those Us World]
I am the sum total of everything that I have experienced musically. Hank Jones
[ Am Everything Experienced Musically Sum Total]
I found my sound early on. Look at U2: they haven't changed their music for 20 years. Anyway, many people come unstuck when they try to change what they do and what they are known for. Joan Armatrading
[ Anyway Change Changed Come Early Found Haven Known Look Many Music Sound Their Try U2 Years]
And it's very strange, but I think there is something very common - not only in Celtic music - but there is a factor or element in Celtic music that is similar in music that we find in Japan, the United States, Europe, and even China and other Asian countries. Nobuo Uematsu
[ Asian Celtic China Common Countries Element Europe Even Factor Find Japan Music Only Other Similar Something States Strange Think United Very]
The way I create music is maybe like a painting, to compose in a more visual way. Basically it's the music that I want to hear- that's my inspiration and bottom line. I just try to get ideas from books, movies, paintings. Ikue Mori
[ Basically Books Bottom Compose Create Get Ideas Inspiration Just Line Maybe More Movies Music Painting Paintings Try Visual Want Way]
We had to do a lot of rehearsals to get it so that it was playable. What it did was make you practice. That's good for any musician to have that kind of pressure. It brings things out of you that might not come out if you don't have to reach for something all the time. Ray Brown
[ Any Brings Come Did Get Good Had Kind Lot Make Might Musician Out Playable Practice Pressure Reach Rehearsals Something Things Time]
I learned from my uncle that jazz, like symphony music, was built to last. David Amram
[ Built Jazz Last Learned Music Symphony Uncle]
My music, certainly, has never embarrassed me. Barry Gibb
[ Certainly Embarrassed Music Never]
There's only two kinds of music I don't like... Country and Western. Bobby Heenan
[ Country Kinds Music Only Two Western]
I'm not a music lover in the sense that I look for something to have on. I've never had that attitude to music. Harrison Birtwistle
[ Attitude Had Look Lover Music Never Sense Something]
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]
Historically, musicians know what it is like to be outside the norm - walking the high wire without a safety net. Our experience is not so different from those who march to the beat of different drummers. Billy Joel
[ Beat Different Drummers Experience High Historically Know March Musicians Net Norm Our Outside Safety Those Walking Wire Without]
I grew up in a very musical family, my father was a musician and a big band leader and made records. Billy Sherwood
[ Band Big Family Father Grew Leader Made Musical Musician Records Up Very]
He helped make Living Things even more crazy than I wanted it to be. He added old-fashioned piano and classical folk music - that weird otherworldly vibe - all these elements got onto the record. Matthew Sweet
[ Added Classical Crazy Elements Even Folk Got Helped Living Make More Music Old-Fashioned Onto Piano Record Than These Things Vibe Wanted Weird]
I thought I knew a lot about music. Then you start digging and the deeper you go, the more there is. John Mellencamp
[ Deeper Digging Go Knew Lot More Music Start Then Thought]
Writing tonal music now, you are not writing into the 19th Century. Gavin Bryars
[ Century Into Music Now Tonal Writing]
I feel that I belong to the 19th century. Some composers' music is very topical. It almost says, 'This is about what I read in newspapers yesterday.' Not mine. Gordon Getty
[ Almost Belong Century Composers Feel Mine Music Newspapers Read Says Some Topical Very Yesterday]
However in countries outside of Japan I think game music is still a potential growth market that has not yet developed to the extent that we are seeing in Japan. Nobuo Uematsu
[ Countries Developed Extent Game Growth However Japan Market Music Outside Potential Seeing Still Think Yet]
Buddy Rich was one of the most incredible technicians in the world, on this planet, but the only people he could really impress, who knew what he was doing was another musician or another drummer. Dick Dale
[ Another Buddy Could Doing Drummer Impress Incredible Knew Most Musician Only Planet Really Rich Technicians World]
I would like to do a science fiction film some day. Star Wars seems really to have destroyed the genre, which at one time offered great musical opportunities. Carter Burwell
[ Day Destroyed Fiction Film Genre Great Musical Offered Opportunities Really Science Seems Some Star Time Wars Which Would]
However, very recently I have come to an understanding that complex music is not necessarily pleasant. Nobuo Uematsu
[ Come Complex However Music Necessarily Pleasant Recently Understanding Very]
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]
I started studying music at the age of five and a half. My older sister was taking piano lessons. When her teacher left our apartment, I would get up on the piano bench and start picking out the notes that were part of my sister's lessons. Marvin Hamlisch
[ Age Apartment Bench Five Get Half Her Left Lessons Music Notes Older Our Out Part Piano Picking Sister Start Started Studying Taking Teacher Up Were Would]
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]
Every time you go in, it's like starting over. You don't know how you did the other records. You're learning all over. It's some weird musician amnesia, or maybe the road wipes it out. Beck
[ Amnesia Did Every Go How Know Learning Maybe Musician Other Out Over Records Road Some Starting Time Weird Wipes]
Personally, I've found that the kind of thing that I like is going into somebody else's area and not playing their music but doing whatever I do in their area. Derek Bailey
[ Area Doing Else Found Going Into Kind Music Personally Playing Somebody Their Thing Whatever]
I'm very moved by Renaissance music, but I still love to play hard rock - though only if it's sophisticated and has some thought behind it. Ritchie Blackmore
[ Behind Hard Love Moved Music Only Play Renaissance Rock Some Sophisticated Still Though Thought Very]
I'm asthmatic. I was a lot bigger back then, and I still get winded on stage today. But I've learned how to pace it now. I have musical breaks in there. Meat Loaf
[ Asthmatic Back Bigger Breaks Get How Learned Lot Musical Now Pace Stage Still Then Today]
SDC has a great reputation for putting live music on stage. Graeme Murphy
[ Great Live Music Putting Reputation Stage]
We lived on a farm in the English countryside, where we wrote a lot of our music. You really were treated like an artist during those days-not like product, which is now the mode. Gary Wright
[ Artist Countryside During English Farm Lived Lot Mode Music Now Our Product Really Those Treated Were Where Which Wrote]
You know, it's funny... when you're making money, people don't think you're playing jazz. Now when you're not making money, people think that you're a good jazz musician. Pete Fountain
[ Funny Good Jazz Know Making Money Musician Now Playing Think]
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]
We've been working on a new album, which is going to come out next spring, which is very different, a change of style for us - it's going to be almost like rock music. Neil Tennant
[ Album Almost Been Change Come Different Going Music New Next Out Rock Spring Style Us Very Which Working]
But I love how people who are musical, they know how to dress. Amy Sedaris
[ Dress How Know Love Musical]
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]
I've done some music for films and I really enjoy doing it. Ikue Mori
[ Doing Done Enjoy Films Music Really Some]
I think we're in a very low point of music right now. George Crumb
[ Low Music Now Point Right Think Very]
I'm a fan of many different styles of classical and symphonic music. Billy Sheehan
[ Classical Different Fan Many Music Styles Symphonic]
It is all about being open and paying attention to the music in your head. I think most people have original music playing in their heads from time to time. Tommy Shaw
[ Attention Being Head Heads Most Music Open Original Paying Playing Their Think Time Your]
I'm hopefully touring with Colin Baker next year in Perfect Strangers. I have performed with Sylvia Simms in poetry and music evenings. I would love to do those for the rest of my career - they are so fun and witty. Louise Jameson
[ Baker Career Colin Evenings Fun Hopefully Love Music Next Perfect Performed Poetry Rest Strangers Sylvia Those Touring Witty Would Year]
Where there is devotional music, God is always at hand with His gracious presence. Johannes Sebastian Bach
[ Always Devotional God Gracious Hand His Music Presence Where]
I'm kind of insane when it comes to music, a little obsessed. Elijah Wood
[ Comes Insane Kind Little Music Obsessed]
When I was confronted with official tuition, the academic thing, I could see no relationship whatever between that and the music I'd been writing since I was 11. Harrison Birtwistle
[ Academic Been Between Confronted Could Music Official Relationship See Since Thing Tuition Whatever Writing]
Trying to describe something musical is like dancing to architecture, it's really difficult. Robert Palmer
[ Architecture Dancing Describe Difficult Musical Really Something Trying]
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]
I really just followed my musical instincts every step of my life. Boz Scaggs
[ Every Followed Instincts Just Life Musical Really Step]
I'd fired anyone who was involved with Creed. I didn't want anything to do with the music business. The entire press and industry hated me, so what was the point? Scott Stapp
[ Anyone Anything Business Creed Entire Fired Hated Industry Involved Music Point Press Want]
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]
Eclecticism is the word. Like a jazz musician who creates his own style out of the styles around him, I play by ear. Ralph Ellison
[ Around Creates Ear Him His Jazz Musician Out Own Play Style Styles Word]
The art music of the West has developed through out its history by means of individual geniuses, and out of the soil supporting them; non-Western musicians were born, and grew like the grasses of the field. Toru Takemitsu
[ Art Born Developed Field Geniuses Grasses Grew History Individual Means Music Musicians Out Soil Supporting Them Through Were West]
But we got up there and decided to stick to this mix of power chords and funk and that's where it really started for us. In having the courage to take that decision. To take a gamble not just with our music but our lives. Michael Hutchence
[ Chords Courage Decided Decision Funk Gamble Got Having Just Lives Mix Music Our Power Really Started Stick Take Up Us Where]
Preparing for a future in music is an expensive proposition. Itzhak Perlman
[ Expensive Future Music Preparing Proposition]
I want my music to leave an indelible mark. Roger Miller
[ Indelible Leave Mark Music Want]
Any musical person who has never heard a Negro congregation under the spell of religious fervor sing these old songs has missed one of the most thrilling emotions which the human heart may experience. James Weldon Johnson
[ Any Congregation Emotions Experience Fervor Heard Heart Human May Missed Most Musical Negro Never Old Person Religious Sing Songs Spell These Thrilling Under Which]
Every now and again, the alternative culture is cherished by the mainstream for what it is, rather than how it should be, like the mainstream popular music. Thurston Moore
[ Again Alternative Cherished Culture Every How Mainstream Music Now Popular Rather Should Than]
I'm really looking forward to it because it will give me the opportunity to do the whole other kind of approach to the music live that I haven't had a chance to do. and I think is important for me to do. Al Jarreau
[ Approach Because Chance Forward Give Had Haven Important Kind Live Looking Music Opportunity Other Really Think Whole Will]
Music is love in search of a word. Sidney Lanier Music
[ Love Music Search Word]
Music is important. Jessi Colter
[ Important Music]
Even my family laughed at me because they thought this young guy who's always stuttering in front of other people should be in front of 100 musicians and talk to them and leading them. Kurt Masur
[ Always Because Even Family Front Guy Laughed Leading Musicians Other Should Stuttering Talk Them Thought Young]
Music is the refuge of souls ulcerated by happiness. Emile M. Cioran
[ Happiness Music Refuge Souls]
Music is my love. Melissa Auf der Maur
[ Love Music]
I want to promote poetry to the point where you got all the baldhead kids running around doing poetry, getting the music out of the way and having only words, the spoken word, and then see what happens. Russell Simmons
[ Around Doing Getting Got Happens Having Kids Music Only Out Poetry Point Promote Running See Spoken Then Want Way Where Word Words]
I know what I've done for music, but don't call me a legend. Just call me Miles Davis. Miles Davis
[ Call Davis Done Just Know Legend Miles Music]
I'm a synthesist. I'm always making music. And I make a lot of different kinds of music all the time. Some of it gets finished and some of it doesn't. Bruce Springsteen
[ Always Different Finished Gets Kinds Lot Make Making Music Some Time]
But I do think that we approach music, in of itself, with a religious attitude. Jon Fishman
[ Approach Attitude Itself Music Religious Think]
Manchester has it's own pride and London has it's sort of pride and sometimes we can be a bit mean to each other, but I think if we dig the music we can get on really well. Graham Coxon
[ Bit Dig Each Get London Manchester Mean Music Other Own Pride Really Sometimes Sort Think Well]
One of my favorites is 'The Sound of Music'. When Julie Andrews runs through the hills singing her head off, I always wish that a gust of wind would blow her skirt up. Mark Roberts
[ Always Andrews Blow Favorites Gust Head Her Hills Julie Music Off Runs Singing Skirt Sound Through Up Wind Wish Would]
There's definitely an old school element to my music, but I also think it's modern. Lenny Kravitz
[ Also Definitely Element Modern Music Old School Think]
I do like what Alicia Keys and John Legend are doing. With their music, you keep your clothes on. Ben E. King
[ Clothes Doing John Keep Keys Legend Music Their Your]
This music is forever for me. It's the stage thing, that rush moment that you live for. It never lasts, but that's what you live for. Bruce Springsteen
[ Forever Lasts Live Moment Music Never Rush Stage Thing]
One performer whose band played my music better than I could myself was Art Farmer. He recorded 'Sing Me Softly of the Blues' and 'Ad Infinitum'. Carla Bley
[ Ad Art Band Better Blues Could Farmer Infinitum Music Myself Performer Played Recorded Sing Softly Than Whose]
I was really lucky that I came to puberty at a time when music and politics were completely intertwined. Bob Geldof
[ Came Completely Intertwined Lucky Music Politics Puberty Really Time Were]
I think if we keep on doing good music and people like us and they buy the magazine because we are in the magazine then they cant basically hate us hopefully. Ville Valo
[ Basically Because Buy Cant Doing Good Hate Hopefully Keep Magazine Music Then Think Us]
Music's always been really cathartic. It's the best drug for me to get away from the everyday pressures just for a second via a good song. Ville Valo
[ Always Away Been Best Cathartic Everyday Get Good Just Music Pressures Really Second Song Via]
When I don't like a piece of music, I make a point of listening to it more closely. Florent Schmitt
[ Closely Listening Make More Music Piece Point]
Change is growth. For me it has been a very spiritual and musical rebirth. Lenny Kravitz
[ Been Change Growth Musical Rebirth Spiritual Very]
If an American audience is given a serious musical theater piece that is well produced, dramatically gripping and wonderfully acted, they'll respond to it. Carlisle Floyd
[ Acted American Audience Dramatically Given Gripping Musical Piece Produced Respond Serious Theater Well Wonderfully]
I think its so cool that you can pick up the guitar and create something that didn't exist 5 minutes ago. You can write something that no ones ever heard before. You have music at your fingertips. Michelle Branch
[ Ago Before Cool Create Ever Exist Fingertips Guitar Heard Minutes Music Ones Pick Something Think Up Write Your]
When you're doing the traditional musicals, singing songs that are 40 and 50 years old, you realize there's a reason why those musicals are hits. These are amazing songs! Tom Wopat
[ Amazing Doing Hits Musicals Old Realize Reason Singing Songs These Those Traditional Why Years]
I don't believe in an annual dose of film music for the sake of it being film music. If we program film music, it will be because there is a real artistic reason for doing so. Esa-Pekka Salonen
[ Annual Artistic Because Being Believe Doing Dose Film Music Program Real Reason Sake Will]
What is this? It's music to get a brain seizure by. Ozzy Osbourne
[ Brain Get Music Seizure]
Music can change the world because it can change people. Bono Music
[ Because Change Music World]
But the greatest thing about music is putting it out there for people to figure out. You want the listener to find the song on their own. If you give too much away, it takes away from the imagination. Diana Krall
[ Away Figure Find Give Greatest Imagination Listener Much Music Out Own Putting Song Takes Their Thing Too Want]
It's what the Pixies always said about music - they were writing songs and just trying not to be boring. That was their main motivation and it worked for them. I remember reading that and thinking that was the way to do it. Jonny Greenwood
[ Always Boring Just Main Motivation Music Pixies Reading Remember Said Songs Their Them Thinking Trying Way Were Worked Writing]
The marketing department is really an important part of getting an animated film to work. If the people running it are used to selling live action films and the hard rock music and the sex and all those things... Anything outside that, they just don't know what to do with it. Don Bluth
[ Action Animated Anything Department Film Films Getting Hard Important Just Know Live Marketing Music Outside Part Really Rock Running Selling Sex Things Those Used Work]
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]
There is geometry in the humming of the strings, there is music in the spacing of the spheres. Pythagoras
[ Geometry Humming Music Spheres Strings]
In other words, musicians know that going back to the Spoonful, what we were doing was not copying. John Sebastian
[ Back Copying Doing Going Know Musicians Other Spoonful Were Words]
Music was our wife, and we loved her. And we stayed with her, and we clothed her, and we put diamond rings on her hands. Lionel Hampton
[ Clothed Diamond Hands Her Loved Music Our Put Rings Stayed Wife]
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]
Musicians now find themselves in the unlikely position of being legitimate. At least the IRS thinks so. Billy Joel
[ Being Find Irs Least Legitimate Musicians Now Position Themselves Thinks Unlikely]
We all feel love, and that might sound kind of corny, but I really feel that's what joins musicians together around the world. Enrique Iglesias
[ Around Corny Feel Joins Kind Love Might Musicians Really Sound Together World]
This sounds horribly pretentious, but I like to think that if music hadn't existed, I could have invented it. Harrison Birtwistle
[ Could Existed Hadn Horribly Invented Music Pretentious Sounds Think]
Well unfortunately I didn't work with Andre much. But rap is a strong presence in the culture and anyone is going to grateful for its appearance, grateful for any kind of music that has the kind of effect that rap has had on us all. Harvey Keitel
[ Andre Any Anyone Appearance Culture Effect Going Grateful Had Kind Much Music Presence Rap Strong Unfortunately Us Well Work]
Every man's work, whether it be literature, or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself. Samuel Butler
[ Always Anything Architecture Else Every Himself Literature Man Music Pictures Portrait Whether Work]
One thing, when you're an actor, you finish something and then you have to worry about what the next gig is. When you're a musician, you can always write your own stuff, and I'm working on new stuff for a new album right now. Chris Isaak
[ Actor Album Always Finish Gig Musician New Next Now Own Right Something Stuff Then Thing Working Worry Write Your]
When I look at my kids, and the ease with which they pick up music, I wish I had that. Edie Brickell
[ Ease Had Kids Look Music Pick Up Which Wish]
Like an apparently strict musical form it breaks the five minute whole into its structural parts - a descriptive preamble, the action of taking the cards, the development of the cards' manipulation and the revelation of what has been achieved. Gavin Bryars
[ Achieved Action Apparently Been Breaks Cards Descriptive Development Five Form Into Manipulation Minute Musical Parts Preamble Revelation Strict Structural Taking Whole]
In theory, I'd like to work in a group. But the group I'd like to work in, all the musicians in them are long since dead. Robert Wyatt
[ Dead Group Long Musicians Since Them Theory Work]
The music I do is food... that will be your dinner. Ziggy Marley
[ Dinner Food Music Will Your]
At first it was a bit daunting, but once I started to do it, the more I got into it, the more I started enjoying it and being able to say things lyrically that I would normally have to say musically. Jimmy Chamberlin
[ Able Being Bit Daunting Enjoying First Got Into Lyrically More Musically Normally Once Say Started Things Would]
I feel that I want what allows me to reach the largest number of people as possible, and I don't feel ashamed of that. I think I'm the kind of artist that's meant to be on a major label because my music is different. Jon Crosby
[ Allows Artist Ashamed Because Different Feel Kind Label Largest Major Meant Music Number Possible Reach Think Want]
I guess music, particularly the blues, is the only form of schizophrenia that has organised itself into being both legal and beneficial to society. Alexis Korner
[ Being Beneficial Blues Both Form Guess Into Itself Legal Music Only Organised Particularly Schizophrenia Society]
It's really interesting to go back to '93 or '94 and listen to that music, like the I'll Lead You Home record. Michael W. Smith
[ Back Go Home Interesting Lead Listen Music Really Record]
I'm probably writing music now for the same reason as I started writing songs when I was 14 - to meet women. Billy Joel
[ Meet Music Now Probably Reason Same Songs Started Women Writing]
I'm playin' music for a certain type of person. Fortunately, there are more and more of us. At least there are more comin' to see me than there were 30 years ago or so. Mose Allison
[ Ago Certain Comin Fortunately Least More Music Person Playin See Than Type Us Were Years]
We should read music in the same way that an educated adult will read a book: in silence, but imagining the sound. Zoltan Kodaly
[ Adult Book Educated Imagining Music Read Same Should Silence Sound Way Will]
If you take the creation of music and the creation of your own life values as your overall goal, then living becomes a musical process. Cecil Taylor
[ Becomes Creation Goal Life Living Music Musical Overall Own Process Take Then Values Your]
Music exists for the purpose of growing an admirable heart. Shinichi Suzuki
[ Admirable Exists Growing Heart Music Purpose]
People think our music's very aggressive or angry or whatever, and it's just the opposite, really... I like laughing. And I like being really calm before a show, and smiley. Serj Tankian
[ Aggressive Angry Before Being Calm Just Laughing Music Opposite Our Really Show Smiley Think Very Whatever]
It's like a novelist writing far out things. If it makes a point and makes sense, then people like to read that. But if it's off in left field and goes over the edge, you lose it. The same with musical talent, I think. Johnny Cash
[ Edge Far Field Goes Left Lose Makes Musical Novelist Off Out Over Point Read Same Sense Talent Then Things Think Writing]
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]
But why is it that in music, anything more than 5 years old - apart from a few hits - is never played on radio to the young public? Bill Wyman
[ Anything Apart Few Hits More Music Never Old Played Public Radio Than Why Years Young]
Within reasonable limits, a professional player should keep busy at music. Teddy Wilson
[ Busy Keep Limits Music Player Professional Reasonable Should Within]
Radio is not a partner in the industry. I think that the music industry has continued to depend upon radio, but has ended up pandering to a medium that doesn't care. Don Rose
[ Care Continued Depend Ended Industry Medium Music Pandering Partner Radio Think Up Upon]
I'm so happy to be able to give kids the opportunity to learn about amazing world of dance and music that I've have been lucky enough to make such a big part of my own life. Britney Spears
[ Able Amazing Been Big Dance Enough Give Happy Kids Learn Life Lucky Make Music Opportunity Own Part Such World]
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]
Our music over the years has been very cinematic. It's surprising we never really got into film soundtracks. Martin Gore
[ Been Cinematic Film Got Into Music Never Our Over Really Soundtracks Surprising Very Years]
So, essentially my contribution was to introduce repetition into Western music as the main ingredient without any melody over it, without anything just repeated patterns, musical patterns. Terry Riley
[ Any Anything Contribution Essentially Ingredient Into Introduce Just Main Melody Music Musical Over Patterns Repeated Repetition Western Without]
Times of my life, brief periods without music, have completely felt dangerously over the edge. Tom Jenkinson
[ Brief Completely Dangerously Edge Felt Life Music Over Periods Times Without]
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 was always drawn to Broadway musicals, and obviously composers like Gershwin, Rodgers, Berlin and Porter were writing music that I found wildly impressive. Marvin Hamlisch
[ Always Berlin Broadway Composers Drawn Found Gershwin Impressive Music Musicals Obviously Porter Rodgers Were Wildly Writing]
I'm quite into listening to music and not doing anything else. Jonny Greenwood
[ Anything Doing Else Into Listening Music Quite]
This is a business built on promotion. We've been giving music away to radio stations for 30 years. Hilary Rosen
[ Away Been Built Business Giving Music Promotion Radio Stations Years]
Jazz is a music of great achievements but speed and chops serve a different function in jazz. Marc Ribot
[ Achievements Chops Different Function Great Jazz Music Serve Speed]
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 don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to. Elvis Presley Music
[ Anything Know Line Music]
I spend a lot of time copying saxophone players and trumpet players. Not to say that it is not important to listen to guitar players, but there's so much music out there and so many possibilities. I like anyone who plays any instrument. Bill Frisell
[ Any Anyone Copying Guitar Important Instrument Listen Lot Many Much Music Out Players Plays Possibilities Saxophone Say Spend Time Trumpet]
Also, right at that particular time in the music business, because of people like the Beatles, people began owning their own publishing. I'll just say this really quickly - they used to divide the money for the music that was written in two, just equal halves. Jackson Browne
[ Also Beatles Because Began Business Divide Equal Halves Just Money Music Own Owning Particular Publishing Quickly Really Right Say Their Time Two Used Written]
It seems like bluegrass people have more great stories to tell than other musicians. Dan Fogelberg
[ Bluegrass Great More Musicians Other Seems Stories Tell Than]
But the thing that will always occupy me the most is music. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
[ Always Most Music Occupy Thing Will]
I feel very comfortable shooting music, and I think you can see that. Taylor Hackford
[ Comfortable Feel Music See Shooting Think Very]
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]
We incorporate various electronic devices - the echo plugs and things like that. Actually, all we're trying to do is make that sound musical. As opposed to just making sounds, we do musical things with them. Chico Hamilton
[ Actually Devices Echo Electronic Incorporate Just Make Making Musical Opposed Sound Sounds Them Things Trying Various]
Even if you're improvising, the fact that beforehand you know certain things will work helps you make those improvisations successful. It really helps to have a certain amount of knowledge about musical structure. John Cale
[ Amount Beforehand Certain Even Fact Helps Improvising Know Knowledge Make Musical Really Structure Successful Things Those Will Work]
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]
Most of what we take as being important is not material, whether it's music or feelings or love. They're things we can't really see or touch. They're not material, but they're vitally important to us. Judy Collins
[ Being Feelings Important Love Material Most Music Really See Take Things Touch Us Vitally Whether]
I've also directed, shot, and edited several music videos. Richard King
[ Also Directed Edited Music Several Shot Videos]
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]
I mean, look how many musicians have come through and played beside me, and I'm workin' and they're not. Luther Allison
[ Beside Come How Look Many Mean Musicians Played Through Workin]
Of course, the wind sort of swept up and the music was flying around in mid air and they were trying to play off it. You had to be there. It was quite funny. Roy Wood
[ Air Around Course Flying Funny Had Mid Music Off Play Quite Sort Swept Trying Up Were Wind]
We always thought the Tom Tom Club could change to anything, but it acquired this image, which was cartoon animation and this real light-hearted dance music. Tina Weymouth
[ Acquired Always Animation Anything Cartoon Change Club Could Dance Image Light-Hearted Music Real Thought Tom Which]
The biggest deal for me was that all 24 winners are placed on the Billboard CD of the Year, which went out to 500 of the biggest Music Reps in the business, from radio and press to management and booking. Arthur Godfrey
[ Biggest Billboard Booking Business Cd Deal Management Music Out Placed Press Radio Reps Went Which Winners Year]
I prefer to think of myself as a musician who is still learning and trying to do something every time out. Geddy Lee
[ Every Learning Musician Myself Out Prefer Something Still Think Time Trying]
Music is the career I'm lucky enough to get paid for, but I have other desires and passions. Layne Staley
[ Career Desires Enough Get Lucky Music Other Paid Passions]
That's kind of the mission statement for the label: to try to do great music that touches people's hearts. Ricky Skaggs
[ Great Hearts Kind Label Mission Music Statement Touches Try]
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]
I saw The Sound of Music when I was 10 and thought that it was the most beautiful singing I had ever heard. Lesley Garrett
[ Beautiful Ever Had Heard Most Music Saw Singing Sound Thought]
Music is wonderful. Especially if there's some kind of content to it. Debbie Harry
[ Content Especially Kind Music Some Wonderful]
I had found English audiences highly satisfactory. They are the best listeners in the world. Perhaps the music-lovers of some of our larger cities equal the English, but I do not believe they can be surpassed in that respect. John Philip Sousa
[ Audiences Believe Best Cities English Equal Found Had Highly Larger Listeners Our Perhaps Respect Satisfactory Some Surpassed World]
Most recently we've been working in concert situations rather than clubs. because there aren't too many rooms there like Ronnie Scott's, that are pure music rooms, where people come specifically to listen to music. Chuck Mangione
[ Because Been Clubs Come Concert Listen Many Most Music Pure Rather Recently Ronnie Rooms Scott Situations Specifically Than Too Where Working]
As for the symphonic activities... when I was a student at the Eastman School of Music, I became exposed to a lot more musical forms, elements, opportunities, and I fell in love with strings and their uses. Chuck Mangione
[ Activities Became Eastman Elements Exposed Fell Forms Lot Love More Music Musical Opportunities School Strings Student Symphonic Their Uses]
I confess that I listen to my own music for my own pleasure. Herb Alpert
[ Confess Listen Music Own Pleasure]
The movie Spinal Tap rocked my world. It's for rock what The Sound of Music was for hills. They really nailed how dumb rock can be. Jack Black
[ Dumb Hills How Movie Music Nailed Really Rock Rocked Sound Spinal Tap World]
One of the things that's influenced me musically was my experience at Brown University. I was surrounded by musicians that I really admired, and felt challenged to come up with music, lyrics, and recordings that stood up to the expectations of those musicians and myself. Lisa Loeb
[ Admired Brown Challenged Come Expectations Experience Felt Influenced Lyrics Music Musically Musicians Myself Really Recordings Stood Surrounded Things Those University Up]
The Austin music scene is the reason why so many of them moved here. Bob Livingston
[ Austin Here Many Moved Music Reason Scene Them Why]
When I was to come to Washington the first time as Music Director of the Boston Symphony, Mrs. Johnson phoned us to find out if they could give us a party and who we would like to meet. Erich Leinsdorf
[ Boston Come Could Director Find First Give Johnson Meet Mrs Music Out Party Phoned Symphony Time Us Washington Would]
Great music is in a sense serene; it is certain of the values it asserts. Rebecca West
[ Asserts Certain Great Music Sense Serene Values]
Arranging is the way I put my stamp on my music as much as my guitar playing. Lee Ritenour
[ Arranging Guitar Much Music Playing Put Stamp Way]
Today begins a new saga in my life which I expect to strengthen me and allow me time for reflection... I plan to write music while in prison, read and pray regularly and will come out a stronger, more confident woman. Lil' Kim
[ Allow Begins Come Confident Expect Life More Music New Out Plan Pray Prison Read Reflection Regularly Saga Strengthen Stronger Time Today Which While Will Woman Write]
Sometimes the picture that emerges of the man seems no longer to agree with our conception of the musician. In reality, however, there is a glorious unity. Alfred Einstein
[ Agree Conception Emerges Glorious However Longer Man Musician Our Picture Reality Seems Sometimes Unity]
This band is a real collaboration, and I'm greatful to anybody who can appreciate our music. It doesn't have to be a certain kind of fan or person or anything. I think there's a little bit of something for everybody on this record. Krist Novoselic
[ Anybody Anything Appreciate Band Bit Certain Collaboration Everybody Fan Kind Little Music Our Person Real Record Something Think]
The best rock musicians are the most exciting people in the world. James Daly
[ Best Exciting Most Musicians Rock World]
You can never learn it all and I hope to continue my growth as a person and a musician. Lita Ford
[ Continue Growth Hope Learn Musician Never Person]
High School Musical is definitely the best thing that's happened to my career and I walked away with great friends from it. Monique Coleman
[ Away Best Career Definitely Friends Great Happened High Musical School Thing Walked]
I am terrified at the thought that so much hideous and bad music will be put on records forever. Arthur Sullivan
[ Am Bad Forever Hideous Much Music Put Records Terrified Thought Will]
If we ask a vague question, such as, 'What is poetry?' we expect a vague answer, such as, 'Poetry is the music of words,' or 'Poetry is the linguistic correction of disorder.' A. R. Ammons
[ Answer Ask Correction Disorder Expect Linguistic Music Poetry Question Such Vague Words]
So, in the course of events, I had an opportunity to come in contact with Colin Matthews, through the Rex Foundation sponsoring recordings of various music that was being recorded over there. Phil Lesh
[ Being Colin Come Contact Course Events Foundation Had Matthews Music Opportunity Over Recorded Recordings Sponsoring Through Various]
Great musicians accept everything that they hear and find something good. They take what they like and they throw away what they don't like. John Zorn
[ Accept Away Everything Find Good Great Hear Musicians Something Take Throw]
Develop an interest in life as you see it; the people, things, literature, music - the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself. Henry Miller
[ Beautiful Develop Forget Interest Interesting Life Literature Music Rich See Simply Souls Things Throbbing Treasures World Yourself]
When you work you are a flute through whose heart the whispering of the hours turns to music. Which of you would be a reed, dumb and silent, when all else sings together in unison? Khalil Gibran
[ Dumb Else Flute Heart Hours Music Reed Silent Sings Through Together Turns Unison Which Whispering Whose Work Would]
I've been doing musical theater since I was a kid. And look for a CD from me in the future. I want to write all the songs! Zac Efron
[ Been Cd Doing Future Kid Look Musical Since Songs Theater Want Write]
As a little kid I had a girlfriend, and her boyfriend used to beat me up, so then I used to sing these songs, and that's what it's all about. Country music is all about your heart and your people and things like that. Dick Dale
[ Beat Boyfriend Country Girlfriend Had Heart Her Kid Little Music Sing Songs Then These Things Up Used Your]
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]
There are people that bring artists to me to look at it and it's a question of whether I like their music and their look and if I think there's something they have that makes them different and commercial. Kenneth Edmonds
[ Artists Bring Commercial Different Look Makes Music Question Something Their Them Think Whether]
Retire? Not on your life. I have no plans to stop singing. What are you going to do when you love music? It's a terrible disease. You can't stop. Of course, I'd like to get off the road. Peggy Lee
[ Course Disease Get Going Life Love Music Off Plans Retire Road Singing Stop Terrible Your]
I don't control it at all. It's all up to the musicians in the group. They control it. They make all the cues, and they tell me what they want, and then I act like a mirroring device so that everyone can see what the cues are. John Zorn
[ Act Control Cues Device Everyone Group Make Mirroring Musicians See Tell Then Up Want]
One cannot imagine Scots music and song without the contribution of Burns. Len G. Murray
[ Burns Cannot Contribution Imagine Music Scots Song Without]
One of the things that I think is such a constant in country music is that the song is so much a story. I believe it is supposed to be based around a story. Suzy Bogguss
[ Around Based Believe Constant Country Much Music Song Story Such Supposed Things Think]
The character of instrumental music... lets the emotions radiate and shine in their own character without presuming to display them as real or imaginary representations. Franz Liszt
[ Character Display Emotions Imaginary Instrumental Lets Music Own Presuming Real Representations Shine Their Them Without]
That music and the lyrical aspects of Razorblade Romance is so personal to me that, now with me being grown up a bit and meeting new people and doing new things, it makes me look at the same things I was writing about back in the day through a different colored lens. Ville Valo
[ Aspects Back Being Bit Colored Day Different Doing Grown Lens Look Lyrical Makes Meeting Music New Now Personal Romance Same Things Through Up Writing]
You know, the thing that struck me about Civil War music was how bloody it was; it was full of hatred. There was incredible vitriol in it. T-Bone Burnett
[ Bloody Civil Full Hatred How Incredible Know Music Struck Thing War]
Although technical discussions are interesting to composers, I suspect that the truly magical and spiritual powers of music arise from deeper levels of our psyche. George Crumb
[ Although Arise Composers Deeper Discussions Interesting Levels Magical Music Our Powers Psyche Spiritual Suspect Technical Truly]
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]
If the composer withholds more than we anticipate, we experience a delicious falling sensation; we feel we have been torn from a stable point on the musical ladder and thrust into the void. Levi Strauss
[ Anticipate Been Composer Delicious Experience Falling Feel Into Ladder More Musical Point Sensation Stable Than Thrust Torn Void]
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]
Musicians can run this state better than politicians. We won't get a lot done in the mornings, but we'll work late and be honest. Kinky Friedman
[ Better Done Get Honest Late Lot Mornings Musicians Politicians Run State Than Won Work]
I wanted to get rid of the element that had been considered essential in pop music: the voice. Brian Eno
[ Been Considered Element Essential Get Had Music Pop Rid Voice Wanted]
I don't like all of the music to be serious and deadly. Neil Diamond
[ Deadly Music Serious]
Unfortunately, the young generation, who I believe have their own place in the sun like I had mine; but I wish it was possible there were other ways to have them understand this music was here before they came, and the reason that it was here. Ruth Brown
[ Before Believe Came Generation Had Here Mine Music Other Own Place Possible Reason Sun Their Them Understand Unfortunately Ways Were Wish Young]
I'm inspired by music. Sometimes more than I want to be. Ben Savage
[ Inspired More Music Sometimes Than Want]
I love putting the music together. It's like art. Erykah Badu
[ Art Love Music Putting Together]
I always wanted to play music and have it be my career and knew this by the age of 12. Johnny Winter
[ Age Always Career Knew Music Play Wanted]
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]
It is a process of discovery. It's being quiet enough and undisturbed enough for a period of time so that the songs can begin to sort of peek out, and you begin to have emotional experiences in a musical way. James Taylor
[ Begin Being Discovery Emotional Enough Experiences Musical Out Peek Period Process Quiet Songs Sort Time Undisturbed Way]
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]
There's the soundtrack to The French Connection II'I think It's my favorite soundtrack. It hasn't been released. I actually had to go and get the film and just make a recording of it to get the music. Jonny Greenwood
[ Actually Been Connection Favorite Film French Get Go Had Hasn Ii Just Make Music Recording Released Soundtrack Think]
Change is always happening. That's one of the wonderful things about jazz music. Maynard Ferguson
[ Always Change Happening Jazz Music Things Wonderful]
And the invention of transformations of certain figures has become the most important in musical composition. Karlheinz Stockhausen
[ Become Certain Composition Figures Important Invention Most Musical Transformations]
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]
I think that musicians should never forget about the intimacy of bringing two people together, and the aesthetic transference where you're almost vicariously involved in a romance between other people. Joe Williams
[ Aesthetic Almost Between Bringing Forget Intimacy Involved Musicians Never Other Romance Should Think Together Two Vicariously Where]
I don't know anyone who would be exclusively working on game music, per se. Nobuo Uematsu
[ Anyone Exclusively Game Know Music Per Se Working Would]
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]
Musicians always come off sounding a little bit pretentious, and a little bit... I don't know, hypocritical, from what they do, talking about strong issues. James Iha
[ Always Bit Come Hypocritical Issues Know Little Musicians Off Pretentious Sounding Strong Talking]
I never listen to music when I write. Augusten Burroughs
[ Listen Music Never Write]
You can have music and it will stand alone by itself, but you can't have a movie without it. Jerry Reed
[ Alone Itself Movie Music Stand Will Without]
It was by listening to Goodman's band, that I began to notice the guitarist Charlie Christian, who was one of the first musicians to play solos in a big band set-up. Alvin Lee
[ Band Began Big Charlie Christian First Goodman Guitarist Listening Musicians Notice Play Set-Up Solos]
If I were to agree to write the music for your beautiful poem, it would tie your poem up for some years as I have agreements and obligations which I must respect. Jules Massenet
[ Agree Agreements Beautiful Music Must Obligations Poem Respect Some Tie Up Were Which Would Write Years Your]
'I don't want to grow up,' Tom Waits said it. I live it. I put myself in a position to be a kid as long as I want to. I play loud music and scream for a living. Jason Newsted
[ Grow Kid Live Living Long Loud Music Myself Play Position Put Said Scream Tom Up Waits Want]
I don't think you need a record deal to write songs. You don't need any other reason than you want to do it. It's a far cry from why some people do music today. They make it to order, which is pretty horrible. Andy Taylor
[ Any Cry Deal Far Horrible Make Music Need Order Other Pretty Reason Record Some Songs Than Think Today Want Which Why Write]
In a broader sense, the rhythms of nature, large and small - the sounds of wind and water, the sounds of birds and insects - must inevitably find their analogues in music. George Crumb
[ Birds Broader Find Inevitably Insects Large Music Must Nature Rhythms Sense Small Sounds Their Water Wind]
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]
It's a really unfair world because life is, where I am; all day long we listen to American music. So I don't see why the radios in the U.S. cannot even put aside one hour a day just to play music that is not American. Miriam Makeba
[ Am American Aside Because Cannot Day Even Hour Just Life Listen Long Music Play Put Radios Really See Unfair Where Why World]
I haven't understood a bar of music in my life, but I have felt it. Igor Stravinsky
[ Bar Felt Haven Life Music Understood]
Growing up in Memphis and listening to all kinds of music and dreaming... So that was one of the first times I wrote a complete song and set it to music and the whole bit. From then on, I was busy with it. William Bell
[ Bit Busy Complete Dreaming First Growing Kinds Listening Memphis Music Set Song Then Times Up Whole Wrote]
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]
To hell with reality! I want to die in music, not in reason or in prose. People don't deserve the restraint we show by not going into delirium in front of them. To hell with them! Louis-Ferdinand Celine
[ Delirium Deserve Die Front Going Hell Into Music Prose Reality Reason Restraint Show Them Want]
Jazz is the only music in which the same note can be played night after night but differently each time. Ornette Coleman
[ After Differently Each Jazz Music Night Note Only Played Same Time Which]
Those who have expressed doubts and misgivings about their ability to live this kind of life shouldn't try, because being a musician is not something you chose to be, it is something you are. Billy Joel
[ Ability Because Being Chose Doubts Expressed Kind Life Live Misgivings Musician Something Their Those Try]
I never had many problems to do my music and to give it to a record company. Rarely do they try to argue with me about my music, probably because it's still too far-out. Klaus Schulze
[ Argue Because Company Give Had Many Music Never Probably Problems Rarely Record Still Too Try]
Music is pretty much the lifestyle, not the music itself. The lifestyle really pulled me off the street. Made me want to do something organized and positive. Brandon Thomas
[ Itself Lifestyle Made Much Music Off Organized Positive Pretty Pulled Really Something Street Want]
My sons are into German music, but they are into all kinds of music. Keith Emerson
[ German Into Kinds Music Sons]
I think that one of Elvis' charms was that he could sing almost any kind of music. I am sure that in his heart, which I don't know what was there, but just from his singing I could feel that he was very partial to gospel music. Patti Page
[ Almost Am Any Charms Could Elvis Feel Gospel Heart His Just Kind Know Music Partial Sing Singing Sure Think Very Which]
Describing Woodstock as the "big bang," I think that's a great way to describe it, because the important thing about it wasn't how many people were there or that it was a lot of truly wonderful music that got played. David Crosby
[ Bang Because Big Describe Describing Got Great How Important Lot Many Music Played Thing Think Truly Way Were Wonderful Woodstock]
The market didn't define the music; the music defined the market. Charlie Hunter
[ Define Defined Market Music]
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]
I got started when I was 3 years old because my father was a music teacher and my lessons were free. Instead of learning to walk, you learn to play the piano. Carla Bley
[ Because Father Free Got Instead Learn Learning Lessons Music Old Piano Play Started Teacher Walk Were Years]
So it doesn't have to be happy music to be inspiring. Bela Fleck
[ Happy Inspiring Music]
And a musician has to learn to be frugal and to carefully manage financial affairs. Charlie Byrd
[ Affairs Carefully Financial Frugal Learn Manage Musician]
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues. Mark Knopfler
[ Blues Delta Folk Heaven Idea Meets Music Place Where]
Digital downloading of music has affected us all in adverse ways. Wynonna Judd
[ Adverse Affected Digital Downloading Music Us Ways]
But what I think my emphasis is, is on the fact that I like music a lot. Bill Bruford
[ Emphasis Fact Lot Music Think]
Independent artists and labels have always been the trend setters in music and the music business. Shawn Fanning
[ Always Artists Been Business Independent Labels Music Trend]
To not be modest about it, you'll find that with only a couple of exceptions, most of the musicians that I've worked with have done their best work by far with me. David Bowie
[ Best Couple Done Exceptions Far Find Modest Most Musicians Only Their Work Worked]
I've never been in the music industry, only acting. Victoria Jackson
[ Acting Been Industry Music Never Only]
It is not that I don't like contemporary country music because I do. I love it. I have recorded a lot and have had great success recording records that have not been very traditional country records. Vince Gill
[ Because Been Contemporary Country Great Had Lot Love Music Recorded Recording Records Success Traditional Very]
A friend of mine took me to Memphis advised me that I should get in the musicians' union. He gave me a set of drums and said, Stay on the job, son. Levon Helm
[ Advised Drums Friend Gave Get Job Memphis Mine Musicians Said Set Should Son Stay Took Union]
I had spent many years pursuing excellence, because that is what classical music is all about... Now it was dedicated to freedom, and that was far more important. Nina Simone
[ Because Classical Dedicated Excellence Far Freedom Had Important Many More Music Now Pursuing Spent Years]
I wanted to create a picture in music of what could be up there in outer space. Joe Meek
[ Could Create Music Outer Picture Space Up Wanted]
Look, I'm 40, I'm single, and I work in musical theater - you do the math! Nathan Lane
[ Look Math Musical Single Theater Work]
Classical music's ability to translate emotional themes is fantastic. Alan Price
[ Ability Classical Emotional Fantastic Music Themes Translate]
I'm very lucky to work in so many different arenas of the entertainment industry and I do enjoy them all, but making music - original music - in the studio or live onstage is definitely my favorite thing to do. Bill Mumy
[ Arenas Definitely Different Enjoy Entertainment Favorite Industry Live Lucky Making Many Music Onstage Original Studio Them Thing Very Work]
It's like a piece of music; you never lose sight of the theme. Each scene pushes off to the next like music builds and you can almost hear the next chord progression, so it has a strict structure, which is very compelling. David Strathairn
[ Almost Builds Chord Compelling Each Hear Lose Music Never Next Off Piece Progression Pushes Scene Sight Strict Structure Theme Very Which]
I don't spend a lot of time thinking of what they'll do musically, I try to imagine being locked into a windowless room with this person for twelve hours at a time. If you can look at that and think it might be fun then maybe you've got the right musician. Leo Kottke
[ Being Fun Got Hours Imagine Into Locked Look Lot Maybe Might Musically Musician Person Right Room Spend Then Think Thinking Time Try Twelve]
Music is supposed to be an escape. It's supposed to be somewhere you go, where you can be yourself, or be whatever you want to be. Joel Madden
[ Escape Go Music Somewhere Supposed Want Whatever Where Yourself]
Well, the musicals give emphasis to love, longing, melancholy, sadness. All of that is always there. Ismail Merchant
[ Always Emphasis Give Longing Love Melancholy Musicals Sadness Well]
Pop music should be about young people. Gary Kemp
[ Music Pop Should Young]
I like listening to good music - and I can't stop playing my album. Robbie Williams
[ Album Good Listening Music Playing Stop]
When words leave off, music begins. Heinrich Heine Music
[ Begins Leave Music Off Words]
I have known the fruits of strikes. The bitter and the sweet. Hunger and music. Merle Travis
[ Bitter Fruits Hunger Known Music Strikes Sweet]
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]
Disco was brand new then and there were a few jocks that had monstrous sound systems but they wouldn't dare play this kind of music. They would never play a record where only two minutes of the song was all it was worth. They wouldn't buy those types of records. Grandmaster Flash
[ Brand Buy Dare Disco Few Had Jocks Kind Minutes Monstrous Music Never New Only Play Record Records Song Sound Systems Then Those Two Types Were Where Worth Would]
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]
I became alienated from this religious upbringing, and started making music. I wanted to be a big star. All those things I saw in the films and on the media took hold of me, and perhaps I thought this was my god: the goal of making money. Cat Stevens
[ Alienated Became Big Films Goal God Hold Making Media Money Music Perhaps Religious Saw Star Started Things Those Thought Took Upbringing Wanted]
Without a doubt, the best way to get to know me is through my music. Shania Twain
[ Best Doubt Get Know Music Through Way Without]
I feel fortunate about being able to make the music I want to make and getting away with it. Duncan Sheik
[ Able Away Being Feel Fortunate Getting Make Music Want]
The first condition for making music is not to make a noise. Jose Bergamin
[ Condition First Make Making Music Noise]
The study of music was a family interest. Emanuel Celler
[ Family Interest Music Study]
And of course, the musician - if he's serious - always answers: My last album is my best, otherwise I wouldn't have done it. Klaus Schulze
[ Album Always Answers Best Course Done Last Musician Otherwise Serious]
It definitely seems like we are connecting with people, which is nice, because I've had a lot of music do the same for me. It's not like I don't I understand why we get the reactions we do. Jon Crosby
[ Because Connecting Definitely Get Had Lot Music Nice Reactions Same Seems Understand Which Why]
So no one should rely on television either for their knowledge of music or for news. There's just more going on. It's an adjunct to the written word, which I think is still the most important thing. Kurt Loder
[ Adjunct Either Going Important Just Knowledge More Most Music News Rely Should Still Television Their Thing Think Which Word Written]
The development of new instrumental and vocal idioms has been one of the remarkable phenomena of recent music. George Crumb
[ Been Development Idioms Instrumental Music New Phenomena Recent Remarkable Vocal]
I like the Beatles. They're at the core of my musicality. And John Lennon's my spiritual father. Esai Morales
[ Beatles Core Father John Lennon Musicality Spiritual]
I was about sixteen when I discovered that music could get you laid, so I got into music boy, didn't matter what you looked like either, you could be a geeky looking guy but if you played music, whoa, you'd get the girls. Tommy Chong
[ Boy Could Discovered Either Geeky Get Girls Got Guy Into Laid Looked Looking Matter Music Played Sixteen]
Where my tastes in music are concerned, I'm a real maximalist. James Levine
[ Concerned Music Real Tastes Where]
I supply the music for Vampires, which is a new series that's coming out. John Entwistle
[ Coming Music New Out Series Supply Vampires Which]
I can sing, but my voice is untrained. I'd like to do a musical someday. Sherilyn Fenn
[ Musical Sing Someday Untrained Voice]
I listen to classical music very much. There's a lot of jazz that I don't enjoy listening to. Lee Konitz
[ Classical Enjoy Jazz Listen Listening Lot Much Music Very]
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 play guitar and I love the Beatles and melodic music. Stephen Dorff
[ Beatles Guitar Love Melodic Music Play]
It is really hard to do comedy; it takes a lot of energy and focus. It's rather like music: It's a lot of hitting notes precisely. Christine Baranski
[ Comedy Energy Focus Hard Hitting Lot Music Notes Precisely Rather Really Takes]
It was only after Pather Panchali had some success at home that I decided to do a second part. But I didn't want to do the same kind of film again, so I made a musical. Satyajit Ray
[ After Again Decided Film Had Home Kind Made Musical Only Part Same Second Some Success Want]
I was just glad to meet somebody outside of my group of small town friends who was into music. Somebody else who had aspirations to do something more than sing at a record hop. John Oates
[ Aspirations Else Friends Glad Group Had Hop Into Just Meet More Music Outside Record Sing Small Somebody Something Than Town]
They were looking for actors - real actors - who could play instruments. There was a lot of improvisation and scene work involved in addition to the music. The auditions went on for a long time. Micky Dolenz
[ Actors Addition Auditions Could Improvisation Instruments Involved Long Looking Lot Music Play Real Scene Time Went Were Work]
I just hope that our fans are people who are inspired by music, and just use our music as a background or inspiration for whatever it is they do. Maynard James Keenan
[ Background Fans Hope Inspiration Inspired Just Music Our Use Whatever]
To me, the noise of a threshing machine is better music than a lot of music I hear nowadays. I took a man's place in the threshing crew when I was only 14 years old. Clyde Tombaugh
[ Better Crew Hear Lot Machine Man Music Noise Nowadays Old Only Place Than Threshing Took Years]
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]
Having good health, being able to breathe and be happy, that's one of the most beautiful gifts. On top of that, I have the gift to play music and make people happy through that. I'm just telling you from my heart, I'm so in love with life. Roy Ayers
[ Able Beautiful Being Breathe Gift Gifts Good Happy Having Health Heart Just Life Love Make Most Music Play Telling Through Top]
You know, musicians aren't very stable, in case you hadn't noticed. Josh Silver
[ Case Hadn Know Musicians Noticed Stable Very]
The poet ranks far below the painter in the representation of visible things, and far below the musician in that of invisible things. Leonardo da Vinci
[ Below Far Invisible Musician Painter Poet Ranks Representation Things Visible]
Maybe you're going to a concert thinking you're not going to hear anything but music. But you may walk away from there with an answer to a problem that you're carrying around with you that you didn't think you were going to hear about. Ricky Skaggs
[ Answer Anything Around Away Carrying Concert Going Hear May Maybe Music Problem Think Thinking Walk Were]
For me it's also - the music is equally as important. I mean I think as somebody who writes music, there just has to sort of be the marriage between both. Katey Sagal
[ Also Between Both Equally Important Just Marriage Mean Music Somebody Sort Think Writes]