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Brazilian music has many of the ingredients that I
by Chuck Mangione

Brazilian music has many of the ingredients that I
strive for in my own music:
Strong melodies and a disciplined but intense rhythmic concept,
and interesting harmonies.
- Chuck Mangione

I write music people enjoy playing and listening to,
and I have a group that loves playing the music.
- Chuck Mangione

The hiatus you spoke about happened in 1998.
I was somewhat numb from being out on the road every night.
I had to stop because I was emotionally and physically drained.
- Chuck Mangione

To do it always right, that is what music is to me.
- Chuck Mangione

 

My music has always been strong in melodic content.
- Chuck Mangione

Because I don't believe music can be free unless it
has something to be free from.
- Chuck Mangione

My goal was never to sell many records.
- Chuck Mangione

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I was blessed to work with The Jazz Messengers when
the two piano players were Keith Jarrett and Chick Corea.
- Chuck Mangione

What's happened - in our country, anyhow -
is that the young people have shied away from the formality of the concert hall,
that tie - and - tails philharmonic image.
- Chuck Mangione

I made many studio albums and I think the danger of
studio recording is that if you do not watch out,
you come out with a perfectly sterile performance.
- Chuck Mangione

I can count on one hand the number of instrumental
hits there have been over the last ten years.
- Chuck Mangione

With four people you can create one very strong kind of energy,
but if you can get 65 people working together,
and swinging together, that's a whole other kind of energy.
- Chuck Mangione

Not compromising the music, but there is a way,
by just showing the people that you're sincere and
honest with what you're doing,
and by talking to them.
- Chuck Mangione

Whether it's string writing or whatever,
I try to write for what each instrumentalist can do best.
- Chuck Mangione

Then I loved the fact that we were actually recording live.
- Chuck Mangione

My brother had a big band in high school;
after that we continued to play together,
eventually forming a group called the Jazz Brothers,
that recorded for Riverside Records.
- Chuck Mangione

I have been recording for five decades now.
- Chuck Mangione

I am glad that I wrote something that brought joy to millions of people.
- Chuck Mangione

We may play in a contemporary rock vein,
use standard bebop themes, and many other things besides.
- Chuck Mangione

1972 was a year of many pleasant and rewarding experiences for me:
- Chuck Mangione

A studio recording is perfection, but emotion and passion
come only when you turn on the machine and go for the groove.
If you do that with no mistakes, it sounds beautiful.
- Chuck Mangione

In 1994, I started touring again and I recorded two albums for Chesky Jazz.
- Chuck Mangione

Music is meant to be a beautiful thing.
- Chuck Mangione

I find it very difficult to compose when I'm not playing.
- Chuck Mangione

I tend to not want to put labels or categories on the music,
only because people come with preconceived ideas about
what they're going to hear,
or won't come for this reason.
- Chuck Mangione

There's not much in the way of written-down arrangements -
just things that Gerry and I have worked out,
from playing spontaneously together and hanging on
to whatever seems to fall in right.
- Chuck Mangione

I do not mind having written the song at all.
I just wish that I had written it in a different key,
as the high d is hard to play.
I am glad that I wrote something that brought joy to millions of people.
- Chuck Mangione

To pay 60 musicians for rehearsal and performance is quite something,
and I decided I wouldn't be able to handle that kind
of situation financially again,
unless somebody else was taking care of that end of it.
- Chuck Mangione

Most recently we've been working in concert situations rather than clubs.
because there aren't too many rooms there like Ronnie Scott's,
that are pure music rooms, where people come specifically to listen to music.
- Chuck Mangione

As for the symphonic activities...
when I was a student at the Eastman School of Music,
I became exposed to a lot more musical forms,
elements, opportunities, and I fell in love with strings and their uses.
- Chuck Mangione

Not with the Rochester Philharmonic,
but I formed my own orchestra,
made up of musicians from the Eastman School,
where I'm on the faculty now, direct the Jazz Ensemble
and teach improvisation classes.
- Chuck Mangione

I've been down there 6 times and there's nothing like Brazilian percussion.
- Les Baxter

We deliberately used elements from Brazilian music
and from African and Asian music.
Now people can hear that but then it sounded so abstract,
they couldn't hear it.
- Arto Lindsay

This was during a period when I was producing Brazil
'66 records and got infected by Brazilian music.
- Herb Alpert

While I was at college studying design I decided to paint.
I was also greatly inspired by the colours that I had
seen on my travels in the Brazilian Rain forest.
- John Dyer

I have taken part in ceremonies with North American and Mexican shamans,
as well as Brazilian ceremonies.
- Stanislav Grof

I loved the Brazilian music I played.
But this is finally me.
For the first time I think it's really me.
- Herbie Mann

The World Cup needs a brilliant Brazilian team.
- Alan Hansen

Latin music has many international influences -
pop,
rock, country, Brazilian sounds, and alternative styles.
- Ednita Nazario

Nearly all the Brazilian supporters are wearing yellow shirts -
it's a fabulous kaleidoscope of colour.
- John Motson

It didn't even occur to me that I'm the last person
in the world who should play salsa or Brazilian music.
- David Byrne

For me Brazilian music is the perfect mix of melody and rhythm.
It just bubbles rhythmically.
If I had to pick just one music style to play if would be Brazilian.
- Herbie Mann

Well, Smoke n' Mirrors has very much a world music
flavor and it doesn't park itself in one country.
It borrows heavily from the Brazilian angle,
which is dear to my heart, and I recorded several albums with that flavor.
- Lee Ritenour

But we had a fantastic coach, Simon Clifford,
who runs a British football youth game which teaches Brazilian techniques -
which is what we wanted to incorporate into the film.
And some of those things we eventually got in.
- Parminder Nagra

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

Don't die with your music still inside you.
Listen to your intuitive inner voice
and find what passion stirs your soul.
- Wayne Dyer

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
- Berthold Auerbach

If a man loses pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Let him step to the music which he hears,
however measured or far away.
- Henry David Thoreau

When the music changes, so does the dance.
- African Proverb

Words make you think a thought.
Music makes you feel a feeling.
A song makes you feel a thought.
- E. Y. Harburg

The best of a book is not the thought which it contains,
but the thought which it suggests;
just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones
but in the echoes of our hearts.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual youth.
Take time to read.
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to pray.
It is the greatest power on Earth.
Take time to love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

Music takes us out of the actual
and whispers to us dim secrets
that startle our wonder as to who we are.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When I hear music, I fear no danger.
I am invulnerable. I see no foe.
I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.
- Henry David Thoreau

Don't die with your music still inside you.
- Wayne Dyer

Music is a moral law.
It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind,
flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.
- Plato

Music's staying power is a function of how timeless the lyrics,
song and production are.
- Gary Wright

Indifferent to whether your mood is grumpy or cheerful,
Nature always sings her passionate song of joyful celebration.
You can never stop the happy song of life,
so join the celebration -
sing along, dance, make love,
smile your biggest smile, and cheer on God's music.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

But when you get music and words together,
that can be a very powerful thing.
- Bryan Ferry

Music when healthy, is the teacher of perfect order,
and when depraved, the teacher of perfect disorder.
- John Ruskin

Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life.
- Jean Paul

All music is beautiful.
- Billy Strayhorn

Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
- Lao Tzu

Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
- Ludwig van Beethoven

I don't care much about music.
What I like is sounds.
- Dizzy Gillespie

Music is the shorthand of emotion.
- Leo Tolstoy

Music is something that always lifts my spirits and makes me happy,
and when I make music I always hope it will have the
same effect on whoever listens to it.
- Aaron Carter

If you look deep enough you will see music;
the heart of nature being everywhere music.
- Thomas Carlyle

Music is my religion.
- Jimi Hendrix

After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing
the inexpressible is music.
- Aldous Huxley


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