The difference between me and the newer artists is that I have the history with the architects, the masters that started the music. I know where the music came from.
By : Ricky Skaggs
If you're going to make a musical, don't cartoon it from the play. Make it better than the play. Have a reason for making it sing.
By : Jerome Lawrence
A lot of my friends are struggling musicians. Being a struggling actor, it's just frustrating because you're not allowed to do what you want to do.
By : Gina Gershon
We spent a month in LA using a pool of musicians, a string arranger called Benjamin Wright, some great backing singers, and it gave tracks like Dynamite, which was written there, that kind of flavour.
By : Jay Kay
People often complain that music is too ambiguous, that what they should think when they hear it is so unclear, whereas everyone understands words. With me, it is exactly the opposite, and not only with regard to an entire speech but also with individual words.
By : Felix Mendelssohn
I wouldn't want to be ideological about it but I think of it as being the best way to approach this kind of playing. I don't think it works in other music, other kinds of playing.
By : Derek Bailey
I like Rufus Wainwright a whole lot. He makes me wanna be even more musical.
By : Edie Brickell
It's hard for me to think of others because I'm not particularly in sympathy with the music of this century.
By : Alan Hovhaness
I don't like that, because there are a lot of people whose works I admire as actors or actresses, or musicians. And you know, I've been a big fan of different musicians or actors.
By : Laura Bush