Music must never offend the ear, but must please the listener, or, in other words, must never cease to be music.— Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Blissful Famous Musician quotations
Character is built by striving to be kind, not famous.
I don't want you to play me a riff that's going to impress Joe Satriani;
give me a riff that makes a kid want to go out and buy a guitar and learn to play.
There's a category for me. I like to be referred to as a good singer of good songs in good taste.
A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence.
Give me a laundry list and I'll set it to music.
If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week.
Music is your own experience, your own thoughts, your wisdom.
I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it's not the answer.
I didn't have any aspirations of becoming famous or successful;
in fact I was scared to death of all that. I remember somebody once said that if a rock musician goes on tour, he goes insane. I was very impressionable and I carried this useless weight of fear around with me about going on tour, all because of this thing somebody said.
Steve Lawson is a brilliant musician.
I've known about him and listened to him for many years. He may not be one of the most famous bassists but he is definitely one of the most talented.
Famous like a drug that I've taken too much of but I never ever trip, just peace, happiness and love.
I've never been more moved by a voice than I have been by Roy Orbison.
I loved him personally, and I loved his voice. I think of him often and frequently listen to his songs.
I never dreamt of being a musician for my livelihood.
I certainly never would have wanted to be in the business that I'm in, meaning the fame and the glory, the glitter, the rock star, the famous part.
Be a famous musician. Be a famous act or. Be a famous write r. Be a famous basketball player. Be famous.
That's what music is: entertainment. The more you put yourself into it, the more of you comes out in it.
I believe in the spiritual warfare. There are people who pick sides. The lord of this world is Satan. You can do a deal with him to have all the pleasures of this world. You can go to youtube and search Illuminati, and you'll see stuff you wouldn't believe about very famous musicians and their musicians that are very clearly Satanic images.
I think there are just a million interviews in anthologies with famous musicians that are about the music, and they're really boring to read.
To be fair to David Brent, he wants to be famous for doing something, for being a musician, but he's just not good enough.
For instance, members of the elite will never allow their children to become musicians normally, because it's - not embarrassing - but it's not done. There's a very famous composer from the '70s from a well-known family that disowned him, and he's a man, so there's this historical precedence with their relationships with musicians - not so much music as it's this abstract thing - but externally with artists.
The thing is, autism is a big spectrum.
Going from folks who remain nonverbal, all the way up to, ya know, famous scientists and musicians. And we've got to work on strengths. We also have to work on teaching basic manners and skills.
Nowadays it's hard to get somebody to invest the time - everybody wants to be famous rather than be a good musician.
New Kids on the Block are on season two [Full House ], so that was just a huge lifelong dream come true. Joey McIntyre is great. He is a real actor too; he is just not a famous boy-band musician.
I wanted to be a musician but I didn't have the talent for it, so I decided I wanted to be famous, so I became an actor.
Involve yourself every day. Work hard and figure out how to love acting all day, every day. It's getting into a made-up situation and making it good and making it real and just playing, just practicing and playing. Like the musicians that I played piano with: they never expect to be rich or famous, but they, for the sheer joy of it, play every day, all day.
It's playing with the idea of what musicians wear when they play live, especially focusing on the evolution of what a musician wears when they first start their career, when they are young and wild, to how they dress when they become famous and more polished.
I'm not trying to stay away from being a celebrity, I'm not saying, 'I'm sooo not famous,' I'm trying to continue being a musician in a time when everyone is very celebrity-led.
I wanted to be a musician. I just wanted to be famous because I wanted to escape from what I felt was my limitation in life... And I wanted to write music, and I didn’t know what I was doing and I never had the technique or understanding of it... But I’ve always played the piano and I can improvise on the piano, but the problem is that I can’t write down what I write. I can read music but I can’t write numbers.
My wife Elizabeth and I started The Really Terrible Orchestra for people like us who are pretty hopeless musicians who would like to play in an orchestra. It has been a great success. We give performances; weve become the most famous bad orchestra in the world.
Go find very early versions of things: the first TV pilot of a later-successful TV show; early audition tapes by famous actors; early demos by famous musicians. Focus on these early examples, not what they became over the next 20 years. Remember that what you're doing will constantly improve.
We're not encouraging idols other than on the TV show, you know and that's the wrong way to do it. If we had become famous from a contest show we'd be embarrassed in my generation. But if that's the benchmark then I thought well young people who want to be filmmakers, or musicians, or whatever are screwed. But maybe they're not because what they're doing is they're creating their own thing.
You've got certain guys that just want to be famous and then you've got the real musicians that just love playing music.
There was a very famous musician in our family.
He was a great violinist, an internationally known teacher. He was Leopold Auer.
This is Graceland. Home of the most famous musician in the world.” “Michael Jackson lived here?” “No, dummy,” Carter said. “Elvis Presley.