Quotations that match 'rhythm'.

Jazz music is to be played sweet, soft, plenty rhythm. Jelly Roll Morton
[ Jazz Music Played Plenty Rhythm Soft Sweet]
In poetry, you must love the words, the ideas and the images and rhythms with all your capacity to love anything at all. Wallace Stevens
[ Anything Capacity Ideas Images Love Must Poetry Rhythms Words Your]
Insane sects grow with the same rhythm as big organizations. It is the rhythm of total destruction. Theodor Adorno
[ Big Destruction Grow Insane Organizations Rhythm Same Sects Total]
And the camera position, the organization, looking for repeating forms, shapes, trying to set up a visual rhythm seemed to come very natural. All of a sudden I was in a forest of aluminum and steel rather than a forest that we might think of in a traditional sense. John Sexton
[ Camera Come Forest Forms Looking Might Natural Organization Position Rather Repeating Rhythm Seemed Sense Set Shapes Steel Sudden Than Think Traditional Trying Up Very Visual]
The two elements the traveler first captures in the big city are extra human architecture and furious rhythm. Geometry and anguish. Federico Garcia Lorca
[ Anguish Architecture Big Captures City Elements Extra First Furious Geometry Human Rhythm Traveler Two]
There's a certain groove you pick that makes the music flow, and when you have it it's in your pocket. It's the feeling behind the rhythm... to me, the hardest thing to strive for is that feeling, behind the groove. Max Weinberg
[ Behind Certain Feeling Flow Groove Hardest Makes Music Pick Pocket Rhythm Strive Thing Your]
I took several years of dance lessons that included ballet, tap and jazz. They helped a great deal with body control, balance, a sense of rhythm, and timing. Lynn Swann
[ Balance Ballet Body Control Dance Deal Great Helped Included Jazz Lessons Rhythm Sense Several Tap Timing Took Years]
Women hear rhythm differently than men. Elvis Costello
[ Differently Hear Men Rhythm Than Women]
For a long time I have compared cinema to music, I think cinema has a lot to do with the rhythm of music. Isabelle Huppert
[ Cinema Compared Long Lot Music Rhythm Think Time]
Music creates order out of chaos: for rhythm imposes unanimity upon the divergent, melody imposes continuity upon the disjointed, and harmony imposes compatibility upon the incongruous. Yehudi Menuhin
[ Chaos Compatibility Continuity Creates Disjointed Divergent Harmony Imposes Incongruous Melody Music Order Out Rhythm Unanimity Upon]
The rhythm of my career has always been very static, staccato and then silent, and then a lot of work, and then none. Holly Hunter
[ Always Been Career Lot None Rhythm Silent Static Then Very Work]
Perhaps of all the most basic elements of music, rhythm most directly affects our central nervous system. George Crumb
[ Affects Basic Central Directly Elements Most Music Nervous Our Perhaps Rhythm System]
Filming is so much to do with rhythm, as is music, and if it isn't there then you know in the end nobody can save it really, they can't. Ben Kingsley
[ End Filming Know Much Music Nobody Really Rhythm Save Then]
I like rhythmic things that butt up against each other in a cool kind of way. Stone Gossard
[ Against Cool Each Kind Other Rhythmic Things Up Way]
The whole universe is based on rhythms. Everything happens in circles, in spirals. John Hartford
[ Based Circles Everything Happens Rhythms Spirals Universe Whole]
There's usually a rhythm and a melody in my head, and that creates an emotional state. Stephan Jenkins
[ Creates Emotional Head Melody Rhythm State Usually]
There are periods in history when change is necessary, and other periods when it is better to keep everything for the time as it is. The art of life is to be in the rhythm of your age. Oswald Mosley
[ Age Art Better Change Everything History Keep Life Necessary Other Periods Rhythm Time Your]
My mother's very proud of the name she gave me. She thought it sounded rhythmically better. It doesn't really make a difference to me what people call me, but since my mother calls me Holly Marie when she's angry, I prefer just my first name. Holly Marie Combs
[ Angry Better Call Calls Difference First Gave Holly Just Make Marie Mother Name Prefer Proud Really Rhythmically She Since Sounded Thought Very]
I spent my last year of high school in Latin America, and there's a edge of salsa under all of my rhythms. Stephen Stills
[ America Edge High Last Latin Rhythms School Spent Under Year]
So, first you have to be able to play with a metronome. Then you take your freedom. If you play in an orchestra, you got to watch the conductor, he is like a metronome, but it is more difficult because he can change rhythms. Ruggiero Ricci
[ Able Because Change Conductor Difficult First Freedom Got Metronome More Orchestra Play Rhythms Take Then Watch Your]
It seems to me monstrous that anyone should believe that the jazz rhythm expresses America. Jazz rhythm expresses the primitive savage. Isadora Duncan
[ America Anyone Believe Expresses Jazz Monstrous Primitive Rhythm Savage Seems Should]
On the mountains mistakes are fatal. In politics, mistakes are wounding emotionally, but you recover. Personally, wilderness helps me get back in touch with natural rhythms, helps me reflect and, in the process, restore my creativity. Mark Udall
[ Back Creativity Emotionally Fatal Get Helps Mistakes Mountains Natural Personally Politics Process Recover Reflect Restore Rhythms Touch Wilderness Wounding]
There are those who dance to the rhythm that is played to them, those who only dance to their own rhythm, and those who don't dance at all. Jose Bergamin
[ Dance Only Own Played Rhythm Their Them Those]
There's not much music I'll listen to if it doesn't have pretty heavy swing. Rhythm is so important. Punk rock would have more power and feeling if it had swing. Greg Ginn
[ Feeling Had Heavy Important Listen More Much Music Power Pretty Punk Rhythm Rock Swing Would]
I am exceedingly lucky that my voice, along with perfect pitch and perfect rhythm, was given me at birth. Kate Smith
[ Along Am Birth Exceedingly Given Lucky Perfect Pitch Rhythm Voice]
Liverpool have won everything but never a World Championship. I am sure in the future they will once again make the effort to win the tournament. They have had good rhythm in the Premier League this season. Sepp Blatter
[ Again Am Championship Effort Everything Future Good Had League Liverpool Make Never Once Premier Rhythm Season Sure Tournament Will Win Won World]
The process of filmmaking is very musical, you get into the rhythm and the rhythmics of how someone is, especially with Woody Allen who is very much into body language and body movement. Charlotte Rampling
[ Allen Body Especially Filmmaking Get How Into Language Movement Much Musical Process Rhythm Someone Very Woody]
We need improvement in the style of performance. There is no more advantage in a musician who plays and conducts than in one who is only a beater of rhythm. Franz Liszt
[ Advantage Beater Conducts Improvement More Musician Need Only Performance Plays Rhythm Style Than]
The essence of football was blocking, tackling, and execution based on timing, rhythm and deception. Knute Rockne
[ Based Blocking Deception Essence Execution Football Rhythm Tackling Timing]
I always felt as a horn player, a jam session wasn't satisfying enough for me. I should have been a rhythm section player, actually. Lee Konitz
[ Actually Always Been Enough Felt Horn Jam Player Rhythm Satisfying Section Session Should]
For me, shooting, editing, and scoring rely on rhythm. Donnie Yen
[ Editing Rely Rhythm Scoring Shooting]
In particular what is most important to me is the transformation of a sound by slowing it down, sometimes extremely, so that the inner of sound becomes a conceivable rhythm. Karlheinz Stockhausen
[ Becomes Conceivable Down Extremely Important Inner Most Particular Rhythm Slowing Sometimes Sound Transformation]
Well, I think writing is basically about time and rhythm. Like with jazz. You have your basic melody and then you just riff off of it. And the riffs are about timing. Kathy Acker
[ Basic Basically Jazz Just Melody Off Rhythm Riff Riffs Then Think Time Timing Well Writing Your]
I enjoy working with complicated equipment. A lot of my things started just with a rhythm box, but I feed it through so many things that what comes out sounds very complex and rich. Brian Eno
[ Box Comes Complex Complicated Enjoy Equipment Feed Just Lot Many Out Rhythm Rich Sounds Started Things Through Very Working]
It seems extraordinary to have waited so long into one's life to have found the part that actually uses your basic rhythm. And I think that's always sort of what actors connect up with - their own sort of world. Susan Sullivan
[ Actors Actually Always Basic Connect Extraordinary Found Into Life Long Own Part Rhythm Seems Sort Their Think Up Uses Waited World Your]
I Got Rhythm really put me on the map. Ethel Merman
[ Got Map Put Really Rhythm]
When you sit down and think about what rock 'n' roll music really is, then you have to change that question. Played up-tempo, you call it rock 'n' roll; at a regular tempo, you call it rhythm and blues. Little Richard
[ Blues Call Change Down Music Played Question Really Regular Rhythm Rock Roll Sit Tempo Then Think]
I always write lyrics first and the rhythm and the melody come from the lyrics. It always comes from the lyrics: words have rhythm and words have melody. Ken Hensley
[ Always Come Comes First Lyrics Melody Rhythm Words Write]
I like creating these rhythmic patterns. These interlocking rhythmic things are really fun. Danny Elfman
[ Creating Fun Patterns Really Rhythmic These Things]
I wanna show that gospel, country, blues, rhythm and blues, jazz, rock 'n' roll are all just really one thing. Those are the American music and that is the American culture. Etta James
[ American Blues Country Culture Gospel Jazz Just Music Really Rhythm Rock Roll Show Thing Those Wanna]
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]
Or the other process that is important is that I compress longer sections of composed music, either found or made by myself, to such an extent that the rhythm becomes a timbre, and formal subdivisions become rhythm. Karlheinz Stockhausen
[ Become Becomes Composed Compress Either Extent Formal Found Important Longer Made Music Myself Other Process Rhythm Sections Such]
Ambivalence is a wonderful tune to dance to. It has a rhythm all its own. Erica Jong
[ Ambivalence Dance Own Rhythm Tune Wonderful]
I took the rhythm place, which a lot of people didn't know how to do the way I could, and this was really the first time that Johnny had a rhythm guitar player. Rick Derringer
[ Could First Guitar Had How Johnny Know Lot Place Player Really Rhythm Time Took Way Which]
Life is like dancing. If we have a big floor, many people will dance. Some will get angry when the rhythm changes. But life is changing all the time. Miguel Angel Ruiz Life
[ Angry Big Changes Changing Dance Dancing Floor Get Life Many Rhythm Some Time Will]
The Beatles and The Stones were basically inspired by American Rhythm and Blues. Mick Taylor
[ American Basically Beatles Blues Inspired Rhythm Stones Were]
Gospel music rhythms are not African in origin, although I know that's what the jazz experts say. Mahalia Jackson
[ African Although Experts Gospel Jazz Know Music Origin Rhythms Say]
Florida has its own rhythm, too. People go to work, they watch their children learn and grow and start families of their own. They play in the sun and pass their lives enjoying the outsized blessings that make our state unique. Jeb Bush
[ Blessings Children Enjoying Families Florida Go Grow Learn Lives Make Our Own Pass Play Rhythm Start State Sun Their Too Unique Watch Work]
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]
Rhythm and sounds are born with syllables. Jean Philippe Rameau
[ Born Rhythm Sounds Syllables]
There's a couple of tracks on the new record which is sort of using similar sort of rhythms as the drum and bass tracks but playing it all live. It's a new approach to it. Tom Jenkinson
[ Approach Bass Couple Drum Live New Playing Record Rhythms Similar Sort Tracks Using Which]
I'm not looking to go out there and make a rhythmic Timbaland track. Taylor Dayne
[ Go Looking Make Out Rhythmic Track]
The tunes, rhythms, and messages are drawn mainly from secular culture. Richard Morris
[ Culture Drawn Mainly Messages Rhythms Secular Tunes]
Lots of times I'll play lead and rhythm together. Stevie Ray Vaughan
[ Lead Lots Play Rhythm Times Together]
As we rise higher in the understanding of ourselves, the national and racial dissonances will be forgotten in the universal rhythms of Truth and Love. Ruth St. Denis
[ Forgotten Higher Love National Ourselves Racial Rhythms Rise Truth Understanding Universal Will]
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]
Sometimes I just hit the keyboard in a way I'd like the rhythm of the tracks to sound. Richard D. James
[ Hit Just Keyboard Rhythm Sometimes Sound Tracks Way]
Everything is a subject. Every subject has a rhythm. To feel it is the raison detre. The photograph is a fixed moment of such a raison detre, which lives on in itself. Andre Kertesz
[ Every Everything Feel Fixed Itself Lives Moment Photograph Raison Rhythm Subject Such Which]
I wanted to capture the excitement of house music, almost like a four-four beat, and the best way to do that was to use a language that was rhythmic and performative. Irvine Welsh
[ Almost Beat Best Capture Excitement House Language Music Rhythmic Use Wanted Way]
And you don't want to just totally mess up the rhythm when you're playing with Bob Dylan. Jenna Elfman
[ Bob Dylan Just Mess Playing Rhythm Totally Up Want]
The Russian composers, especially, tricked the symphony orchestra into the kind of dynamic, rhythmic thing. Gerry Mulligan
[ Composers Dynamic Especially Into Kind Orchestra Rhythmic Russian Symphony Thing Tricked]
I work very hard on all my poems, but most of the work consists of trying not to sound as if I had worked. I try to make them sound as natural as possible, but within a quite strict form, which to my ears has a lot to do with musical rhythm and sound. Anne Stevenson
[ Consists Ears Form Had Hard Lot Make Most Musical Natural Poems Possible Quite Rhythm Sound Strict Them Try Trying Very Which Within Work Worked]
I could tell you which writer's rhythms I am imitating. It's not exactly plagiarism, it's falling in love with good language and trying to imitate it. Charles Kuralt
[ Am Could Exactly Falling Good Imitate Imitating Language Love Plagiarism Rhythms Tell Trying Which Writer]
I think the way I play the guitar is very percussive. I play a lot of rhythm chops as though I were playing congas or something. Tommy Bolin
[ Chops Guitar Lot Play Playing Rhythm Something Think Though Very Way Were]
To illustrate what I mean, an apt dancer may be in thorough unison with the others in that particular group, and at the same time reveal a difference in dancing temperament, rhythm or technique; she may phrase, accentuate or actually interpret differently. Florenz Ziegfeld
[ Accentuate Actually Apt Dancer Dancing Difference Differently Group Illustrate Interpret May Mean Others Particular Phrase Reveal Rhythm Same She Technique Temperament Thorough Time Unison]
The so-called commercialism includes elements like story, plots, rhythms and large big scenes. Zhang Yimou
[ Big Commercialism Elements Includes Large Plots Rhythms Scenes So-Called Story]
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty. Edgar Allan Poe
[ Beauty Brief Creation Define Poetry Words Would]
It's only a hitch when you're in a slump. When you're hitting the ball its called rhythm. Eddie Mathews
[ Ball Called Hitch Hitting Only Rhythm Slump]
Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words. Edgar Allan Poe Poetry
[ Beauty Creation Poetry Words]
I have always had a certain rhythmic approach to my work. Paul Hirsch
[ Always Approach Certain Had Rhythmic Work]
When I started out, I preferred to watch my films without music, as its presence tends to mask the underlying pace of the film. I felt I could feel the rhythm of the film better without music to influence me. Paul Hirsch
[ Better Could Feel Felt Film Films Influence Mask Music Out Pace Preferred Presence Rhythm Started Tends Underlying Watch Without]
Music has to be written while people are still excited about a particular melodic or rhythmic sequence. The idea doesn't come out the same if we're not really excited about it. Brandon Boyd
[ Come Excited Idea Melodic Music Out Particular Really Rhythmic Same Sequence Still While Written]
Comedy is ridiculously hard. And if the rhythm is not right, if the music or the line is not right, it's not funny. Julianne Moore
[ Comedy Funny Hard Line Music Rhythm Ridiculously Right]
Action and reaction, ebb and flow, trial and error, change - this is the rhythm of living. Out of our over-confidence, fear; out of our fear, clearer vision, fresh hope. And out of hope, progress. Bruce Barton Change
[ Action Change Clearer Ebb Error Fear Flow Fresh Hope Living Our Out Progress Reaction Rhythm Trial Vision]
Writing is a question of finding a certain rhythm. I compare it to the rhythms of jazz. Much of the time life is a sort of rhythmic progression of three characters. If one tells oneself that life is like that, one feels it less arbitrary. Francoise Sagan
[ Arbitrary Certain Characters Compare Feels Finding Jazz Less Life Much Oneself Progression Question Rhythm Rhythmic Rhythms Sort Tells Three Time Writing]
New Year's Eve, we're going to be doing a concert with the Philadelphia Orchestra in Symphony Hall. It makes me feel good, because of all the people they could have had, they wanted me! We do have to do a little work with the rhythm section. Barbara Cook
[ Because Concert Could Doing Eve Feel Going Good Had Hall Little Makes New Orchestra Philadelphia Rhythm Section Symphony Wanted Work Year]
The biggest challenge for me was Get Rhythm. I don't know why. Brian Setzer
[ Biggest Challenge Get Know Rhythm Why]
With the Rhythm Kings, I can involve myself in arranging and producing the music as well as the choice of songs. Bill Wyman
[ Arranging Choice Involve Kings Music Myself Producing Rhythm Songs Well]
A scene has to have a rhythm of its own, a structure of its own. Michelangelo Antonioni
[ Own Rhythm Scene Structure]
In pop or rock you can make a fast song or a slow one, but in disco there is really just the one rhythm. Giorgio Moroder
[ Disco Fast Just Make Pop Really Rhythm Rock Slow Song]
There are rhythmic ideas which sometimes only work up to a point. In writing there are moments when it just comes off the page, it's not just a collection of notes. Harrison Birtwistle
[ Collection Comes Ideas Just Moments Notes Off Only Page Point Rhythmic Sometimes Up Which Work Writing]
Because I don't play guitar any more, African harmonies and rhythms have been an inspiration to me. I love the raw origin of the sound. It complements my voice and words naturally. Cat Stevens
[ African Any Because Been Guitar Harmonies Inspiration Love More Naturally Origin Play Raw Rhythms Sound Voice Words]
I believe the term modulation denotes in music the uninterrupted shift from one key to another: I do not know the term for change of rhythm without change of measure. Allen Tate
[ Another Believe Change Denotes Key Know Measure Music Rhythm Shift Term Uninterrupted Without]
I can play rhythm guitar. I know how to hold a guitar and strum it. Jamie Lee Curtis
[ Guitar Hold How Know Play Rhythm]
Art in Nature is rhythmic and has a horror of constraint. Robert Delaunay Art
[ Art Constraint Horror Nature Rhythmic]
By giving the public a rich and full melody, distinctly arranged and well played, all the time creating new tone colors and patterns, I feel we have a better chance of being successful. I want a kick to my band, but I don't want the rhythm to hog the spotlight. Glenn Miller
[ Arranged Band Being Better Chance Colors Creating Distinctly Feel Full Giving Hog Kick Melody New Patterns Played Public Rhythm Rich Spotlight Successful Time Tone Want Well]
So I concentrated on the rhythmic side of things, and therefore left a lot of holes. I didn't want to use big pad chords everywhere. All of the songs are built up of small melodies and counter melodies all played very rhythmically. Midge Ure
[ Big Built Chords Concentrated Counter Everywhere Holes Left Lot Melodies Pad Played Rhythmic Rhythmically Side Small Songs Therefore Things Up Use Very Want]
Vision is the true creative rhythm. Robert Delaunay Art
[ Creative Rhythm True Vision]
Apart from a few simple principles, the sound and rhythm of English prose seem to me matters where both writers and readers should trust not so much to rules as to their ears. F. L. Lucas
[ Apart Both Ears English Few Matters Much Principles Prose Readers Rhythm Rules Seem Should Simple Sound Their Trust Where Writers]
I also like to follow nature's rhythm. In times or places, they have their own rhythm. So you cannot push it. So we must accept that as well. Wherever we're born at this time, we just live it. Bai Ling
[ Accept Also Born Cannot Follow Just Live Must Nature Own Places Push Rhythm Their Time Times Well Wherever]
It's the change of rhythm which I think is what keeps me alive. In Spain I hear so much noise from my window that can't stand it. In Switzerland it's the lack of noise that drives me crazy. Geraldine Chaplin
[ Alive Change Crazy Drives Hear Keeps Lack Much Noise Rhythm Spain Stand Switzerland Think Which Window]
I dream of instruments obedient to my thought and which with their contribution of a whole new world of unsuspected sounds, will lend themselves to the exigencies of my inner rhythm. Edgard Varese
[ Contribution Dream Exigencies Inner Instruments Lend New Obedient Rhythm Sounds Their Themselves Thought Which Whole Will World]
An artist must possess Nature. He must identify himself with her rhythm, by efforts that will prepare the mastery which will later enable him to express himself in his own language. Henri Matisse
[ Artist Efforts Enable Express Her Him Himself His Identify Language Later Mastery Must Nature Own Possess Prepare Rhythm Which Will]
I painted the picture, and in the colors the rhythm of the music quivers. I painted the colors I saw. Edvard Munch
[ Colors Music Painted Picture Rhythm Saw]
Certain songs by hearing the rhythm, it tells you that is either a love song or you might be heartbroken or the songs give you the vibes and you just know that certain songs are militant that you have to write. Dennis Brown
[ Certain Either Give Hearing Heartbroken Just Know Love Might Militant Rhythm Song Songs Tells Vibes Write]
In Buddhism there are words you can say... as you say the words with rhythm the conscious tells the subconscious. Tina Turner
[ Buddhism Conscious Rhythm Say Subconscious Tells Words]
I developed my style by pickin' a lot of cotton, plowin' that ole mule every day. I just got the rhythm, and any rhythm I need I know where it is; I know where to find it. John Hunter
[ Any Cotton Day Developed Every Find Got Just Know Lot Mule Need Ole Rhythm Style Where]
In order to accommodate to change and to the contrast of phenomena, the intellect does not require any shocks and inner upheavals; it is only through such upheavals that the more conservative mind could accommodate to the metropolitan rhythm of events. Georg Simmel
[ Accommodate Any Change Conservative Contrast Could Does Events Inner Intellect Metropolitan Mind More Only Order Phenomena Require Rhythm Shocks Such Through Upheavals]
The end is the beginning of all things, Suppressed and hidden, Awaiting to be released through the rhythm Of pain and pleasure. Jiddu Krishnamurti
[ Awaiting Beginning End Hidden Pain Pleasure Released Rhythm Suppressed Things Through]
I know that the twelve notes in each octave and the variety of rhythm offer me opportunities that all of human genius will never exhaust. Igor Stravinsky
[ Each Exhaust Genius Human Know Never Notes Octave Offer Opportunities Rhythm Twelve Variety Will]
I have a West Coast rhythm section and a New York rhythm section. I've got them spread out all over the place. Marian McPartland
[ Coast Got New Out Over Place Rhythm Section Spread Them West York]
Our repertoire consisted of rhythm and blues, sort of country rhythm and blues, Sonny Terry things. Ray Davies
[ Blues Consisted Country Our Repertoire Rhythm Sonny Sort Terry Things]
You apply the skills you use to produce your own book to make an anthology. Shaping. Rhythm. Robyn Davidson
[ Anthology Apply Book Make Own Produce Rhythm Shaping Skills Use Your]
Repetition is based on body rhythms, so we identify with the heartbeat, or with walking, or with breathing. Karlheinz Stockhausen
[ Based Body Breathing Heartbeat Identify Repetition Rhythms Walking]
I love Ruth Brown, not just her singing, but Ruth Brown has more girl power than anyone, because she fought hard against people who ripped her off and then helped other artists through the Rhythm and Blues Foundation. Ronnie Spector
[ Against Anyone Artists Because Blues Brown Fought Foundation Girl Hard Helped Her Just Love More Off Other Power Rhythm Ripped Ruth She Singing Than Then Through]
Interesting phenomena occur when two or more rhythmic patterns are combined, and these phenomena illustrate very aptly the enrichment of information that occurs when one description is combined with another. Gregory Bateson
[ Another Aptly Combined Description Enrichment Illustrate Information Interesting More Occur Occurs Patterns Phenomena Rhythmic These Two Very]
What I used to play was rhythm guitar before I saw Jack Bruce. I said, That's what I want to do in life. He was definitely the main influence. Geezer Butler
[ Before Bruce Definitely Guitar Influence Jack Life Main Play Rhythm Said Saw Used Want]
I can put a hip-hop beat to reggae. That is, I can have real reggae in the drums and in the rhythm, and on top of it I can put The Rolling Stones' feeling, anyone's feeling on top. Nobody has ever done this before, man. Ike Turner
[ Anyone Beat Before Done Drums Ever Feeling Hip-Hop Man Nobody Put Real Reggae Rhythm Rolling Stones Top]
In some ways Lester Young is the most complex rhythmically of any musician. He does some things which are just phenomenal. Lee Konitz
[ Any Complex Does Just Lester Most Musician Phenomenal Rhythmically Some Things Ways Which Young]
I trained well this week but I think it will take some time until I recover my best rhythm in this specialty. Hermann Maier
[ Best Recover Rhythm Some Specialty Take Think Time Trained Until Week Well Will]
Well, rhythm is 90 percent of the interpretation. Ruggiero Ricci
[ Interpretation Percent Rhythm Well]
There are so many similarities between a startup venture and a political campaign - the rhythm, the tempo, the hours, the intensity. Mike McCurry
[ Between Campaign Hours Intensity Many Political Rhythm Similarities Tempo Venture]
Rhythm is the life of space of time danced through. Cecil Taylor
[ Danced Life Rhythm Space Through Time]
I used to write sonnets and various things, and moved from there into writing prose, which, incidentally, is a lot more interesting than poetry, including the rhythms of prose. Shelby Foote
[ Incidentally Including Interesting Into Lot More Moved Poetry Prose Rhythms Sonnets Than Things Used Various Which Write Writing]
I would think, to me, growing up in the south, growing up with all the gospel music, singing in the church and having that rhythm and blues - the blues background was my big inspiration. Jackie DeShannon
[ Background Big Blues Church Gospel Growing Having Inspiration Music Rhythm Singing South Think Up Would]
Certain rhythms just have certain moods. Dennis Brown
[ Certain Just Moods Rhythms]
A jazz beat is a dynamic changing rhythm. Ken Burns
[ Beat Changing Dynamic Jazz Rhythm]
The mathematics of rhythm are universal. They don't belong to any particular culture. John McLaughlin
[ Any Belong Culture Mathematics Particular Rhythm Universal]
Unless you're singing something that's kind of in rhythm with the bass, the melodies, it's just difficult. Kim Gordon
[ Bass Difficult Just Kind Melodies Rhythm Singing Something Unless]
I tend to think of the organ as part of the rhythm section, rather than a frontline voice. Alan Price
[ Organ Part Rather Rhythm Section Tend Than Think Voice]
I continued studying by myself in the field of jazz with my own technique of improvisation, walking bass lines, rhythms, all kinds of stuff, which I created for myself. Miroslav Vitous
[ Bass Continued Created Field Improvisation Jazz Kinds Lines Myself Own Rhythms Studying Stuff Technique Walking Which]
I love to play smaller crowds with the Rhythm Kings. Bill Wyman
[ Crowds Kings Love Play Rhythm Smaller]
If there was no black man there would be no Rock'n'Roll. The beat, the rhythms of Africa are what created Rock'n'Roll and Jazz. Ray Manzarek
[ Africa Beat Black Created Jazz Man Rhythms Rock Roll Would]
I always say that I am very proud of the work that I did with the Rolling Stones and that I am also proud of what I have done with the Rhythm Kings. Bill Wyman
[ Also Always Am Did Done Kings Proud Rhythm Rolling Say Stones Very Work]
Brazilian music has many of the ingredients that I strive for in my own music: Strong melodies and a disciplined but intense rhythmic concept, and interesting harmonies. Chuck Mangione
[ Brazilian Concept Disciplined Harmonies Ingredients Intense Interesting Many Melodies Music Own Rhythmic Strive Strong]
You can't seperate modern jazz from rock or from rhythm and blues - you can't seperate it. Because that's where it all started, and that's where it all come from - that's where I learned to keep rhythm - in church. Art Blakey
[ Because Blues Church Come Jazz Keep Learned Modern Rhythm Rock Started Where]
I wanted to get to that aesthetic proposition that comes out of learning the human elements of a world, so that those notes and rhythms mean something to you besides just the academic way in which they fall in place. Stanley Crouch
[ Academic Aesthetic Besides Comes Elements Fall Get Human Just Learning Mean Notes Out Place Proposition Rhythms Something Those Wanted Way Which World]
Children seem naturally drawn to poetry - it's some combination of the rhyme, rhythm, and the words themselves. Jack Prelutsky
[ Children Combination Drawn Naturally Poetry Rhyme Rhythm Seem Some Themselves Words]
The best way to express rhythm is music. John Hartford
[ Best Express Music Rhythm Way]
For me Brazilian music is the perfect mix of melody and rhythm. It just bubbles rhythmically. If I had to pick just one music style to play if would be Brazilian. Herbie Mann
[ Brazilian Bubbles Had Just Melody Mix Music Perfect Pick Play Rhythm Rhythmically Style Would]
When we started I wasn't the singer. I was the drunk rhythm guitarist who wrote all these weird songs. Robert Smith
[ Drunk Guitarist Rhythm Singer Songs Started These Weird Wrote]
So we take a lot of pride in that. It's really on us to turn this thing around. I think this last month we've done just that. We've pointed ourself in the direction that we want to be, and I think we're starting to head towards that. Right now we're in a nice rhythm. Kevin Garnett
[ Around Direction Done Head Just Last Lot Month Nice Now Ourself Pointed Pride Really Rhythm Right Starting Take Thing Think Towards Turn Us Want]
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over. Elvis Presley
[ Either Over Rhythm Something]
It's a miracle was the last track recorded for the album, we based it on the rhythm from the middle of 'Late Home Tonight, where there's Graham Broad playing lots and lots of drums with me shouting in the background, pretending to be a mad Arab leader. Roger Waters
[ Album Arab Background Based Broad Drums Graham Home Last Late Leader Lots Mad Middle Miracle Playing Pretending Recorded Rhythm Shouting Tonight Track Where]
The quiet rhythmic monotone of the wall of logs fills one with the rustic peace of a secluded nook in the woods. Gustav Stickley
[ Fills Logs Nook Peace Quiet Rhythmic Rustic Secluded Wall Woods]
You and I are but specks of that rhythmic urge which is Brahma, which is Allah, which is God. Ruth St. Denis
[ Allah God Rhythmic Urge Which]
With my guys and with the way that we live out there, we work out a lot and try to eat right, but we try to basically keep it our own rhythm and our own world. Brad Paisley
[ Basically Eat Guys Keep Live Lot Our Out Own Rhythm Right Try Way Work World]
I give bird songs to those who dwell in cities and have never heard them, make rhythms for those who know only military marches or jazz, and paint colors for those who see none. Olivier Messiaen
[ Bird Cities Colors Dwell Give Heard Jazz Know Make Marches Military Never None Only Paint Rhythms See Songs Them Those]
Well we really meant you to visit Paris in May, but the rhythm required two syllables. Vernon Duke
[ May Meant Paris Really Required Rhythm Syllables Two Visit Well]
Human speech is like a cracked kettle on which we tap crude rhythms for bears to dance to, while we long to make music that will melt the stars. Gustave Flaubert
[ Bears Cracked Crude Dance Human Kettle Long Make Melt Music Rhythms Speech Stars Tap Which While Will]
I mean, in the course of an evening, people will take a solo here and there, but generally it's all about the rhythm of that music. Dealing with the rhythm with everything. That's essentially at least my concept of what that group is. Charlie Hunter
[ Concept Course Dealing Essentially Evening Everything Generally Group Here Least Mean Music Rhythm Solo Take Will]
Simultaneity in light is harmony, the rhythm of colors which creates the Vision of Man. Robert Delaunay
[ Colors Creates Harmony Light Man Rhythm Simultaneity Vision Which]
With horns and a full rhythm section, the drums always looked like the best seat in the house. Levon Helm
[ Always Best Drums Full Horns House Looked Rhythm Seat Section]
The people themselves, and only the people, determine the rhythm of our fight. Frederica Montseny
[ Determine Fight Only Our Rhythm Themselves]
I didn't think of myself as a lead player, especially when we did live shows, because me and Keith used to switch around all the time. He'd take a lead, I'd play rhythm. Sometimes even within one song. It wasn't strict and regimented. Mick Taylor
[ Around Because Did Especially Even Keith Lead Live Myself Play Player Rhythm Shows Sometimes Song Strict Switch Take Think Time Used Within]
But since the middle of the century in particular, the music has become very irregular in rhythm. Karlheinz Stockhausen
[ Become Century Irregular Middle Music Particular Rhythm Since Very]
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]
Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony. Thomas Merton
[ Balance Happiness Harmony Intensity Matter Order Rhythm]
To make the bloody thing talk the way I do when I'm on a verbal roll, in my idioms and rhythms. Gary Lucas
[ Bloody Idioms Make Rhythms Roll Talk Thing Verbal Way]
I think the problem with a lot of the fusion music is that it's extremely predictable, it's a rock rhythm and the solos all play the same stuff and they play it over and over again and there's a certain musical virtuosity involved in it. Ken Burns
[ Again Certain Extremely Fusion Involved Lot Music Musical Over Play Predictable Problem Rhythm Rock Same Solos Stuff Think]
All the records I've made have pretty much been big club turntable records. You need to feel the rhythm. Jermaine Dupri
[ Been Big Club Feel Made Much Need Pretty Records Rhythm Turntable]
I think the National League has better biorhythms in July. Earl Weaver
[ Better July League National Think]
Jazz is rhythm and meaning. Henri Matisse
[ Jazz Meaning Rhythm]
Of course the most difficult thing on the violin is always intonation. The second one is rhythm. If you play in tune, in time with a good sound that's already high level. Those three are the main things. Ruggiero Ricci
[ Already Always Course Difficult Good High Intonation Level Main Most Play Rhythm Second Sound Thing Things Those Three Time Tune Violin]
First of all, I always see the sun! The way I want to identify myself and others is with halos here and there halos, movements of color. And that, I believe, is rhythm. Robert Delaunay
[ Always Believe Color First Here Identify Movements Myself Others Rhythm See Sun Want Way]
And I like messing around in the engine room of music. Seeing what happens in the rhythm section area. Bill Bruford
[ Area Around Engine Happens Messing Music Rhythm Room Section Seeing]
I found out was, by the rhythm of my chewing, how I chewed fast, slow or what have you, I could tell the audience what my character was thinking and feeling. Rod Steiger
[ Audience Character Chewed Chewing Could Fast Feeling Found How Out Rhythm Slow Tell Thinking]
It wasn't a class system where I was the better guy and he was the second-rate guy. That was his role and my role was to play the solos. But he took great pride in his technique as a rhythm guitarist. Wayne Kramer
[ Better Class Great Guitarist Guy His Play Pride Rhythm Role Second-Rate Solos System Technique Took Where]
But my role is to just apply the skills I've learned over the years: you listen to the guitar, you listen to the vocal melodies, you listen to the rhythm, and you come up with something that helps you take the song somewhere. Krist Novoselic
[ Apply Come Guitar Helps Just Learned Listen Melodies Over Rhythm Role Skills Something Somewhere Song Take Up Vocal Years]
Michael is the kind of guy who has rhythm; he has rock'n'roll in his soul, whether he really plays it or not. Phil Lesh
[ Guy His Kind Michael Plays Really Rhythm Rock Roll Soul Whether]
Listen to any musical phrase or rhythm, and grasp it as a whole, and you thereupon have present in you the image, so to speak, of the divine knowledge of the temporal order. Josiah Royce
[ Any Divine Grasp Image Knowledge Listen Musical Order Phrase Present Rhythm Speak Temporal Thereupon Whole]
Rap is rhythm and poetry. Hip-hop is storytelling and poetry as well. Ajay Naidu
[ Hip-Hop Poetry Rap Rhythm Storytelling Well]
I used a baritone guitar with a very unusual tuning that became the body of the composition, while the classical guitar is on top of it with the main rhythm part. Lee Ritenour
[ Baritone Became Body Classical Composition Guitar Main Part Rhythm Top Tuning Unusual Used Very While]
In the procession I should feel the crushing feet, the clashing discords, the ruthless hands and stifling breath. I could not hear the rhythm of the march. Kate Chopin
[ Breath Could Crushing Discords Feel Feet Hands Hear March Procession Rhythm Ruthless Should Stifling]
Life is about rhythm. We vibrate, our hearts are pumping blood, we are a rhythm machine, that's what we are. Mickey Hart
[ Blood Hearts Life Machine Our Pumping Rhythm Vibrate]
I'm more into beats than rhymes. I'm a huge fan of anything touched by the Neptunes. Dancing is kind of my thing. I go out with my friends as often as I can on the weekends, and I'm always drawn to girls with rhythm. David Gallagher
[ Always Anything Beats Dancing Drawn Fan Friends Girls Go Huge Into Kind More Neptunes Often Out Rhymes Rhythm Than Thing Touched Weekends]
Composers in the old days used to keep strictly to the base of the theme, as their real subject. Beethoven varies the melody, harmony and rhythms so beautifully. Johannes Brahms
[ Base Beautifully Beethoven Composers Days Harmony Keep Melody Old Real Rhythms Strictly Subject Their Theme Used Varies]