People are always defining and re-defining music. My style of playing has been characterized as smooth jazz and acid jazz. I listen as I play

By : Roy Ayers 0 Likes          


A lot of labels are hiring a lot more accountants than people that know music.

By : Taylor Hanson

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Doing something like that, quite radically changing your approach to sound in one go, could leave you high and dry. It's happened before where people have changed direction and then everyone's stopped liking their music.

By : Tom Jenkinson

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If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.

By : Henry David Thoreau

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First of all, the music that people call Latin or Spanish is really African. So Black people need to get the credit for that.

By : Carlos Santana

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My favorite type of music to sing is definitely those big ballads, I just love doing those power ballads.

By : Pia Toscano

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Out of doing all that experimentation with sound I decided I wanted to do it with live musicians. To take repetition, take music fragments and make it live. Musicians would be able to play it and create this kind of abstract fabric of sound.

By : Terry Riley

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The sound was my greatest concern. There were certain difficulties getting used to the way every musician can hear his or herself, the way each of them relates to the musician in the next seat.

By : Esa-Pekka Salonen

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I am very aware now that music is a business, but there is also a way to go about making music that is true to yourself as opposed to doing, you know, just going through the motions and making things that would just be commercially successful.

By : Ronnie Montrose

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I never was very capable of expressing my feelings or emotions in words. I don't know whether this is the cause why I did it in music and also why I did it in painting. Or vice versa: That I had this way as an outlet. I could renounce expressing something in words.

By : Arnold Schoenberg

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In no instance is there to be a musical or opera of Inherit the Wind because it doesn't sing. It's an intellectual play.

By : Jerome Lawrence

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That's what I love about our music - it'll never be a hit because you can't dance to it.

By : Adam Jones

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Music is organized sound.

By : Edgard Varese

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