Nothing is out of the question for me. Im always thinking about creating. My future starts when I wake up in the morning and see the light Then Im grateful.
More quotes by Miles Davis
I can tell whether a person can play just by the way he stands If they act too hip, you know they can’t play shit.
More quotes about Music
I don’t think I ever sing the same way twice. The blues is sort of a mixed-up thing. You just have to feel it. Anything I do sing is part of my life.
Music was our wife and we loved her. We stayed with her, clothed her and put diamond rings on her hands.
If you want to be a good blues singer, people are going to be down on you, so dress like you’re going to the bank to borrow money.
By giving the public a rich and full melody, distinctly arranged and well played, all the time creating new tone colors and patterns, I feel we have a better chance of being successful. I want a kick to my band, but I don’t want the rhythm to hog the spotlight.
It’s a matter of who would be right for each song. Mickey Hart for All We Need is An Island’ – he’s the only guy I know who has Tahitian drums and every kind of drum on the planet.
It’s easy to play any musical instrument, just touch the right key at the right time and the instrument will play itself.
Les Paul was one of the great innovators of the early electric guitar, and he made some fantastic guitar records. To me, Les Paul is very much it.
I can’t listen to music too often. It affects your nerves, makes you want to say stupid nice things and stroke the heads of people who could create such beauty while living in this vile hell.
10% of musicians make 90% of the money, while the remaining 90% of musicians make the 10% that’s left.