Gerry Mulligan Quotes

Top 29 wise famous quotes and sayings by Gerry Mulligan

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Gerry Mulligan quotes: I'm fascinated with the electronic devices that we can mess around with. I'm fascinated with the electronic devices that we can mess around with.
Gerry Mulligan quotes: Actually, when I was very young, first starting to play, I think I probably listened more to clarinet players than to saxophones. Actually, when I was very young, first starting to play, I think I probably listened more to clarinet players than to saxophones.
Gerry Mulligan quotes: Actually, it is a fact that I've been doing more writing than playing in recent years. Actually, it is a fact that I've been doing more writing than playing in recent years.
Gerry Mulligan quotes: It's true I've always been attracted to the jazz band in an orchestral way, rather than a band way. It's true I've always been attracted to the jazz band in an orchestral way, rather than a band way.
Gerry Mulligan quotes: So I played alto for quite a while until I saved up the money for the baritone. So I played alto for quite a while until I saved up the money for the baritone.
Gerry Mulligan quotes: The first reason for starting to do the symphony concerts was to play this new piece of mine. The first reason for starting to do the symphony concerts was to play this new piece of mine.
Gerry Mulligan quotes: Because if you've got the wit, you can make anything into a melody, ultimately. Because if you've got the wit, you can make anything into a melody, ultimately.
Gerry Mulligan quotes: New York is still where I live most of the time. New York is still where I live most of the time.
Gerry Mulligan quotes: Then, of course, I played alto and tenor, wherever there were jobs. Then, of course, I played alto and tenor, wherever there were jobs.
Gerry Mulligan quotes: If you've only got one horn playing, I still want the sense of ensemble. If you've only got one horn playing, I still want the sense of ensemble.
Gerry Mulligan quotes: When I began listening to saxophones, I was first attracted to Coleman Hawkins. When I began listening to saxophones, I was first attracted to Coleman Hawkins.
Gerry Mulligan quotes: A very talented player and all around excellent musician. I love hearing his records on radio! A very talented player and all around excellent musician. I love hearing his records on radio!
Gerry Mulligan quotes: The Russian composers, especially, tricked the symphony orchestra into the kind of dynamic, rhythmic thing. The Russian composers, especially, tricked the symphony orchestra into the kind of dynamic, rhythmic thing.
Gerry Mulligan quotes: In a way, I started out to be a baritone player. In a way, I started out to be a baritone player.
Gerry Mulligan quotes: What I came back to is that jazz is a music to be played and not to be intellectualized on. What I came back to is that jazz is a music to be played and not to be intellectualized on.
Gerry Mulligan quotes: This life of being a transient human being has gotten to a point when it's very hard to bear. This life of being a transient human being has gotten to a point when it's very hard to bear.
Gerry Mulligan quotes: The other saxophones, except as solo instruments, really don't have much point in the orchestra. The other saxophones, except as solo instruments, really don't have much point in the orchestra.
Gerry Mulligan quotes: You can make a saxophone into an electric organ; you can do everything with it. You can make a saxophone into an electric organ; you can do everything with it.
Gerry Mulligan quotes: The baritone can serve functions that the alto and tenor cannot, in orchestral voicing. The baritone can serve functions that the alto and tenor cannot, in orchestral voicing.
Gerry Mulligan quotes: Miles Davis is one who writes songs when he plays. Miles Davis is one who writes songs when he plays.
Gerry Mulligan quotes: Eliminating the piano means that I've always worked closer with the bass than most players. Eliminating the piano means that I've always worked closer with the bass than most players.
Gerry Mulligan quotes: I like what I hear other guys doing, but the thing that really attracts me is melodic playing. I like what I hear other guys doing, but the thing that really attracts me is melodic playing.
Gerry Mulligan quotes: People are approaching electronic levels in music; although not all of it happens to tickle my fancy. People are approaching electronic levels in music; although not all of it happens to tickle my fancy.
Gerry Mulligan quotes: I've appeared on some other people's albums. I've appeared on some other people's albums.
Gerry Mulligan quotes: I've always wanted a C trumpet on top, to have that same kind of facility without shouting. I've always wanted a C trumpet on top, to have that same kind of facility without shouting.