Both the famous and the obscure from every genre of music—classical, rock, Latin, country, blues, and even hip hop—are celebrated in this collection of 1,000 delightful, intriguing, and sometimes outrageous quotations.
Conveniently arranged by topic, The Quotable Musician features wonderful words of wisdom about the music world; other musicians; singing and song; performing; rehearsing; success, fame, fortune; failure and rejection; and even the world of music critics. It’s also filled with insights on the more playful and serious sides of life, with chapters on love, passion, relationships, sex, aging and death, religion, and much, much more. Plus, special sections pay particular attention to the words of Ron Carter, T. S. Monk, the Beatles, and Benny Golson.
From the wise words of Bach to the activist statements of Tupac, musicians, writers, and music lovers everywhere will savor this brilliant collection of the provocative, mischievous, and profound.
• Features more than 1,000 quotes from musicians throughout history
• Covers virtually every music genre, from classical to hip hop