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We didn't go for music that sounded like blues, or jazz, or rock, or Led Zeppelin, or Rolling Stones. We didn't want to be like any of the other bands.


Michael Giles


#bands #blues #go #jazz #led

My favorite instrument is the snare drum. In Scotland, the snare drum is very prominent in Highland bands. The Scottish style of playing is in my blood. It's a very powerful instrument, but it can also be soothing, like velvet. It's a real challenge for composers.


Evelyn Glennie


#bands #blood #challenge #composers #drum

I've been playing music all my life, from being a choir soloist at Symphony Hall as a youngster to playing in bands through high school and college at Kent State. Went in the service at 17, out before I was 21.


Arthur Godfrey


#been #before #being #choir #college

Now I'm fortunate to have a good band in CA, and play many solo gigs as well. My point is that I stopped playing in bands and played solo for four years, to get back into the groove and pulse of writing and singing and who I am on stage.


Arthur Godfrey


#back #band #bands #fortunate #four

The way that we imitate each others' riffs is something that other bands don't do as much. If we're jamming with a jazz band, or I am jamming with a jazz band, I have to catch myself, the tendency is always to do that.


Mike Gordon


#am #band #bands #catch #each

I do a cover of a Velvet Underground song, and they were one of the most important bands, for me.


Martin Gore


#cover #i #i do #important #me

Eddie is a natural leader. Jeff and I have been very much in control of previous bands we've worked in. But the way Eddie grew into being the leader of this band was the most gradual, slow and respectful process that I've ever been involved in.


Stone Gossard


#bands #been #being #control #eddie

The history of all big jazz bands shows was, first they played for dancing, and then they played for singing.


Norman Granz


#big #dancing #first #history #jazz

I have similar feelings, actually. The intimacy of a club: you can see the people, you can almost feel them; you can't beat that. People will say things, and shout out, it's almost like they're up on the bandstand with you.


Benny Green


#almost #bandstand #beat #club #feel

I'm not one of those people who sits around knowing all bands and going to gigs all the time.


Nicholas Hoult


#bands #gigs #going #i #knowing






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