One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Music is your own experience, your own thoughts, your wisdom.
Where words fail, music speaks.
A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence.
They teach you there's a boundary line to music. But, man, there's no boundary line to art.
Wagner’s music is better than it sounds.
Music expresses that which cannot be put into words.
They tell me Wagner's music is better than it sounds.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
If you don't live it, it won't come out your horn.
Music is your own experience, your own thoughts, your wisdom. If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn. They teach you there's a boundary line to music. But, man, there's no boundary line to art.
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
Man, there's no boundary line to art!
You can't possibly hear the last movement of Beethoven's Seventh and go slow. (Oscar trying to talk his way out of a speeding ticket)
Jazz is the only music in which the same note can be played night after night but differently each time.
Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid.
Life can't be all bad when for ten dollars you can buy all the Beethoven sonatas and listen to them for ten years.
When I hear a great musician, I can feel his life inside the music.
When kids look up to great scientists the way they do to great musicians and actors, civilization will jump to the next level
All my momma's people were very musical. My grandpa, who was the Pentecostal minister, he was a great musician. He played the fiddle, he played the piano.
I've been asked why does Ireland produce so many great musicians, and the answer is it doesn't. When you count the great musicians Ireland has given the world in the last 20 years, you can do it on one hand.
I'm always going to get more of a charge playing Chicago than I will Duluth or some place like that. Just because of the history and the people there are way more knowledgeable than a lot of other cities. It's an amazing music scene with some great bands and great musicians.
There have been many great musicians that, Clifford Brown is one great example, I mean he died very early, 25.
People need to put my music in a perspective where they use other established artists from the past, and almost all the names I see related to my music are great musicians.
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