Chuck Mangione Quotes on music

To pay 60 musicians for rehearsal and performance is quite something, and I decided I wouldn't be able to handle that kind of situation financially again, unless somebody else was taking care of that end of it... view

By: Chuck Mangione

My music has always been strong in melodic content... view

By: Chuck Mangione

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... view

By: Chuck Mangione

Not with the Rochester Philharmonic, but I formed my own orchestra, made up of musicians from the Eastman School, where I'm on the faculty now, direct the Jazz Ensemble and teach improvisation classes... view

By: Chuck Mangione

Music is meant to be a beautiful thing... view

By: Chuck Mangione

To do it always right, that is what music is to me... view

By: Chuck Mangione

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... view

By: Chuck Mangione

I write music people enjoy playing and listening to, and I have a group that loves playing the music... view

By: Chuck Mangione

I tend to not want to put labels or categories on the music, only because people come with preconceived ideas about what they're going to hear, or won't come for this reason... view

By: Chuck Mangione

Because I don't believe music can be free unless it has something to be free from... view

By: Chuck Mangione

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... view

By: Chuck Mangione

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... view

By: Chuck Mangione