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10 (more) Quotes from the Big World of Music - Vol. 2

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Music is a big source of inspiration; Music Thinking is the mentality to use musical findings in collaboration. From business to private.

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Quotes:
The first Velvet Underground album only sold 10.000 copies, but everyone who bought it formed a band.
brian eno

WHEN YOU ARE UP TO YOUR NECK IN SHIT, ALL YOU CAN DO IS SING.
SAMUEL BECKETT

Once you free your mind about a concept of harmony and music being correct, you can do whatever you want.
Giorgio Moroder

You can’t innovate on nothing.
charles mingus

If something is boring after two minutes, try it for four. If still boring, then eight. Then sixteen. Then thirty-two.
Eventually one discovers that it is not boring at all.
John Cage

If it sounds clean and slick, I've been doing it too long.
MILES DAVIS

As soon as i hear myself hearing a familiar melody i take the mouthpiece out of my mouth. i let some measure go by. improvising means coming in with a completely clean slate from the first note ... the most important thing is to get away from the fixed functions.
Sonny Rollins

We train ourselves over a period of years to be able to hear rhythms and anticipate combinations of sounds before they actually happen.
roland hanna, pianist about working together with bass player richard davis

I feel that Jazz is not so much a style as a process of making music.
BILL EVANS

I JUMP ‘EM FROM OTHER WRITERS BUT I ARRANGE ‘EM MY OWN WAY.
BLIND WILLIE MC TELL

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10 (more) Quotes from the Big World of Music - Vol. 2

  1. 1. 10 QUOTES FROM THE BIG WORLD OF MUSIC FOR THE REST OF THE WORLD VOLUME 2 MORE
  2. 2. THE FIRST VELVET UNDERGROUND ALBUM ONLY SOLD 10.000 COPIES, BUT EVERYONE WHO BOUGHT IT FORMED A BAND. MusicThinking.com by CREATIVE COMPANION BRIAN ENO AGILITY / EMPATHY / PERSONALITY / JAMMIN‘ / SCORE / REMIX
  3. 3. MusicThinking.com by CREATIVE COMPANION WHEN YOU ARE UP TO YOUR NECK IN SHIT, ALL YOU CAN DO IS SING. SAMUEL BECKETT AGILITY / EMPATHY / PERSONALITY / JAMMIN‘ / SCORE / REMIX
  4. 4. ONCE YOU FREE YOUR MIND ABOUT A CONCEPT OF HARMONY AND MUSIC BEING CORRECT, YOU CAN DO WHATEVER YOU WANT. MusicThinking.com by CREATIVE COMPANION GIORGIO MORODER AGILITY / EMPATHY / PERSONALITY / JAMMIN‘ / SCORE / REMIX
  5. 5. MusicThinking.com by CREATIVE COMPANION YOU CAN’T INNOVATE ON NOTHING. CHARLES MINGUS AGILITY / EMPATHY / PERSONALITY / JAMMIN‘ / SCORE / REMIX
  6. 6. IF SOMETHING IS BORING AFTER TWO MINUTES, TRY IT FOR FOUR. IF STILL BORING, THEN EIGHT. THEN SIXTEEN. THEN THIRTY-TWO. EVENTUALLY ONE DISCOVERS THAT IT IS MusicThinking.com by CREATIVE COMPANION NOT BORING AT ALL. JOHN CAGE AGILITY / EMPATHY / PERSONALITY / JAMMIN‘ / SCORE / REMIX
  7. 7. MusicThinking.com by CREATIVE COMPANION IF IT SOUNDS CLEAN AND SLICK, I'VE BEEN DOING IT TOO LONG. MILES DAVIS AGILITY / EMPATHY / PERSONALITY / JAMMIN‘ / SCORE / REMIX
  8. 8. AS SOON AS I HEAR MYSELF HEARING A FAMILIAR MELODY I TAKE THE MOUTHPIECE OUT OF MY MOUTH. I LET SOME MEASURE GO BY. IMPROVISING MEANS COMING IN WITH A COMPLETELY CLEAN SLATE FROM THE FIRST NOTE ... THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IS TO GET AWAY FROM THE FIXED FUNCTIONS. MusicThinking.com by CREATIVE COMPANION SONNY ROLLINS AGILITY / EMPATHY / PERSONALITY / JAMMIN‘ / SCORE / REMIX
  9. 9. WE TRAIN OURSELVES OVER A PERIOD OF YEARS TO BE ABLE TO HEAR RHYTHMS AND ANTICIPATE COMBINATIONS OF SOUNDS BEFORE THEY ACTUALLY HAPPEN. ROLAND HANNA, PIANIST ABOUT WORKING TOGETHER WITH BASS PLAYER RICHARD DAVIS AGILITY / EMPATHY / PERSONALITY / JAMMIN‘ / SCORE / REMIX MusicThinking.com by CREATIVE COMPANION
  10. 10. MusicThinking.com by CREATIVE COMPANION I FEEL THAT JAZZ IS NOT SO MUCH A STYLE AS A PROCESS OF MAKING MUSIC. BILL EVANS AGILITY / EMPATHY / PERSONALITY / JAMMIN‘ / SCORE / REMIX
  11. 11. I JUMP ‘EM FROM OTHER WRITERS BUT I ARRANGE ‘EM MY OWN WAY. MusicThinking.com by CREATIVE COMPANION BLIND WILLIE MC TELL AGILITY / EMPATHY / PERSONALITY / JAMMIN‘ / SCORE / REMIX
  12. 12. MusicThinking.com by CREATIVE COMPANION THANKS FOR WATCHING! FOR MORE INSPIRATION:
  13. 13. MusicThinking.com by CREATIVE COMPANION FOR MORE INFORMATION: WWW.CREATIVE-COMPANION.COM WWW.CREATIVE-COMPANION.DE WWW.CREATIVE-COMPANION.NL

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