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Some fun music quotes


Art is how we decorate space, music is how we decorate time

@Lil.Bae69

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A painter paints pictures on a canvas, but musicians paint their pictures in silence.

Leopold Stokowski

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Let's record colors on tape.

Carlos L

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It's not sound, it's colors

Kanye West

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It's just colors

Jimi Hendrix

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The music business is the worst business on the planet

Mark Cuban

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Ah, swing, well, we used to call it syncopation—then they called it ragtime, then blues—then jazz. Now, it's swing. Ha! Ha! White folks, y'all sho is a mess.

Louis Armstrong

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Any music is great music to have sex to

Stugotz

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As a musician no one wants to hear your new stuff, As a comedian no one wants to hear your old stuff,

Kevonstage

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country music is 3 chords & the truth

Woody Paige's Blackboard

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Everything's been done. We need a longer scale

Khalilah

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Good singers don't need to have a good trained voice, they need to sing with the blood

Gael Garcia Bernal

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I am a musician, but I'm another type of musician.

Sun Ra

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I can't be a doctor or a lawyer but let me rap and ima be a doctor, lawyer ass rapper

Lil Wayne

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I like to think I'm one of my fans

Lady Gaga

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Joie Lee: what would u do if u couldn't play?

Denzel: Probably roll up in a corner & die, then play at my own funeral (Mo Betta Blues)

Joie Lee/Denzel Washington

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Miles: Why do you play so long?

Coltrane: I can't find a good place to stop

Miles: you could just take the horn out of your mouth

Miles Davis/John Coltrane

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My music taste is really aggressive with the softness

Cam Newton

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Don't worry about those ghost notes, ain’t nothing but rebound

Bernie Purdie

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Rahaile: where's the bass?

Her moms (Grace?): Listen to your boots

Rahaile/mom

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The same f***ing 12 notes for 710 years… It's heavy man

Quincy Jones

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There's just two kinds of music… Bad and good

Quincy Jones

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This world needs us all to be smarter, happier, and sexier, so let’s embrace music and enjoy the day.

Love Life Productions

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When Gillespie was in the Frankie Fairfax band in Philadelphia he carried his new trumpet in a paper bag

Dizzy Biography Site

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A bicycle is nothing but an acoustic motorcycle.

Kunal

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When you are bored and lonely and need someone to talk to, put on your favorite record and let them talk to you.

Love Life Productions

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Music is a world within itself, with a language we all understand.

Stevie Wonder

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There's no need to...there's enough keys on the keyboard

Leeia

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imagine how many copyright infringements there would be if the I – V – vi – IV chord progression could be copyrighted

Cdbaby

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you can't polish a turd

Audio Mastering Proverb

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People aren't hearing all the music

Dr Dre

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Record like there’s no mixing, mix like there’s no mastering

Hubi Hofmann

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When I hear music, I see it

Stevie Wonder

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{About drummers} It's like an editor in a movie... an editor can take a good performance and make it great... or make it bad...a drummer... can take a good band and... can elevate what they sound like or you could just drag them down

Bill Burr

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Too much is a matter of perspective. Some people thought that Mozart had too many notes in his compositions

Kobe Bryant

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A lot of us are taught out of our musical freedom, our first lesson

Victor Wooten

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Airways the same now, the stereo's typical

Joe Budden

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Any chord can go after any chord

Vincent Persichetti

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harm me with harmony

Naughty By Nature

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I dance because I forget

Youtube Dancer

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I don't care too much about music. What I like is sounds

Dizzy Gillespie

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I don't know if i should play this one like...like 'this' or with the chords

Lauryn Hill

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I don't look at producing as this big thing, I really consider it a job.. I'm there to help a guy make a record

Jimmy Iovine

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I just played straight and tried not to speed up

Steve Gorman

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I love you like a music note

Styles P

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I was learning music, not an instrument

Victor Wooten

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I'm a firm believer in not worrying too much about the technology or the methods. I'm more about the musical content and hopefully it will win through

Harry Gregson-williams

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If I play a C and C#, it probably sounds like those two notes clash… wrong, bad...take that C up an octave, all of a sudden it sounds beautiful... Change your octave

Victor Wooten

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I’ma get a F# major this semester

Rahaile

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Is it music?… this is not the important question, the important question is, ‘is it interesting?’

Mark Applebaum

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It's the ear, not the gear

“Train Your Ears”

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It's the record...business. You have to take care of both

Dr Dre

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Jesus dude, how do people sing?

Joe Lim

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Life is a song and we're slowly learning how to sing

Bryson

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As long as you write for yourself, you'll always have a fanbase

unknown

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Look at the industry as a monopoly board and 80% of the board has hotels

Michael D

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Monk would never call it a half diminished or minor 7 with a flat 5… he'd call it a minor with a 6 in the bass

Barry Harris

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Music is always playing in my head. It never stops

Nile Rodgers

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Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.

Maya Angelou

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My heart stopped beating for six minutes. I left this world…I knew I wouldn’t be able to play bass again.

Mario Mantese [Heatwave]

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Our life is a soundtrack

Jennifer

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Somebody that doesn’t know how to use Protools very well, has {could have} a damn good idea in their head

Oak Felder

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Sometimes the truth don't rhyme

Chance The Rapper

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Spit for my sanity, not for entertainment

Naledge (Kids In The Hall)

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The best song wasn't the single

Frank Ocean

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The one thing that I do to check myself is to really listen and to see if I really feel the same way; if I really can get to the emotion that I had back then. I think that's a good way as a person, not only as an artist or a musician or songwriter, of just rechecking our lives.

Stevie Wonder

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These can't be the only notes in the world, there's got to be other notes in some dimension, between the cracks on the piano keys

Marvin Gaye

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You can't think that every C minor 7th is the same. You can't think that every major 7th is the same

Barry Harris

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You play a couple of major 7ths & people think, you're playing their favorite song'

Billy Joel

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There's more artists than fans

Warren


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