The adventure of composition is a mystery. The muse has her ways, she hides from you, comes for you in the middle of the night, at midday, at dawn. You must believe wholeheartedly in this divine power. Its an elusive gift that can appear at any time, anywhere. Artists are in awe of it.
There's nothing like music to relieve the soul and uplift it.
Life is about rhythm. We vibrate, our hearts are pumping blood, we are a rhythm machine, that's what we are.
A good groove releases adrenaline in your body. You feel uplifted, you feel centered, you feel calm, you feel powerful. You feel that energy. That's what good drumming is all about.
Music is feeling. Once you start thinking about it then you overdevelop it. It should come from the heart, the soul, and the subconscious. Music is all about the moment, and if you think about it then you're already in the next moment.
Everybody had a feeling. It just wasn't there. ..We put it to pasture, righteously as it should be.
She spoke my name for the first time in a year. She ... sort of came out of the darkness for a few minutes. That's when I really thought there's something to this for the aged (and) infirm.
The theme of the posters is 'Maybe history got things a little too straight,' ... We think it's important to make people aware of accomplished, successful people who don't fit stereotypes of an LGBT person. They humanize LGBT issues.
In a lot of our presentations, we don't talk much about religion because it is such a broad topic, ... Some LGBT people embrace a religion, but others walk away. We want to examine the range of religious perspectives on LGBT issues, particularly on Christian perspectives.
What is the best music is impossible to define. Just because it's played by a virtuoso player, doesn't mean it's great music. It might not reflect the soul of a people, which is really my criteria for great music.
I thought the '60s was the most exciting time and the most vital music, and we were really together as one mind then. Then afterwards, the songs and the bad drugs, that took its toll.