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Derek Bailey Quotes and Sayings

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I wouldn't want to be ideological about it but I think
of it as being the best way to approach this kind of playing.
I don't think it works in other music,
other kinds of playing.
- Derek Bailey

Even if it is difficult playing with other people -
sometimes it's great,
sometimes it isn't, but that is kind of the point of it.
It loses its point playing solo.
- Derek Bailey

I don't research anything.
- Derek Bailey

For me, Company is still the best way for me to work.
- Derek Bailey

 

I am reactive.
- Derek Bailey

In the absence of that, I am happy to play solo,
but I don't think there is any comparison.
- Derek Bailey

In fact it's quite gratifying for me to see some of
the people who really objected to this method of working
now being quite so profligate in their use of it.
- Derek Bailey

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I think playing solo is a second rate activity,
really.
For me, playing is about playing with other people.
- Derek Bailey

Personally, I've found that the kind of thing that
I like is going into somebody else's area and not playing
their music but doing whatever I do in their area.
- Derek Bailey

Nowadays, I really like playing in studios.
- Derek Bailey

I've always liked the effect of having somebody in
there who hadn't the faintest idea what was going on.
- Derek Bailey

I have always been attracted to the cottage industry side of this business.
- Derek Bailey

Solo concerts are murder, I find; I don't like doing them.
- Derek Bailey

Playing music is not really susceptible to theory much.
Circumstances affect it so much.
- Derek Bailey

I like duos with percussionists.
I like the songs that percussionists sing.
- Derek Bailey

I think the blues is fine for blues players,
but free blues has never made much sense to me.
- Derek Bailey

Younger players in this music often turn out to be middle aged;
it is not a young music.
- Derek Bailey

For me, playing is about playing with other people.
- Derek Bailey

I'm not much into current electronic stuff,
what I think of as lounge electronics,
mumbling electronics.
- Derek Bailey

Personally, I've found one of the more stimulating
ways of playing in recent times has been to kind of
move outside the free improvised area and work with
people who are probably improvisers but they have a
particular way of working.
- Derek Bailey

The jump is so frightening
between where I am,
and where I want to be.
Because of all I may become,
I will close my eyes and leap.
- Mary Anne Radmacher PHOTO

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton PHOTO

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher PHOTO

Be the change you want to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Celebrate what you want to see more of.
- Tom Peters

Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.
- Bill Cosby PHOTO

At the center of your being you have the answer;
you know who you are and you know what you want.
- Lao Tzu

If you want to make peace with your enemy,
you have to work with your enemy.
Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela PHOTO

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition -
they somehow already know what you truly want to become.
- Steve Jobs

Sometimes the things you really want
sneak in the back door.
Notice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

If you want to be happy, be.
- Leo Tolstoy

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

Success is getting what you want;
happiness is wanting what you get.
- Dale Carnegie

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

If you want to improve,
be content to be thought foolish and stupid.
- Epictetus

Determine never to be idle.
No person will have occasion to complain
of the want of time who never loses any.
It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
- Thomas Jefferson

If you want to be heroic,
Don't emulate your heroes,
learn from them.
Heroes don't follow anyone,
they set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you don't know what you want, you will probably never get it.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

Nothing is ever going to work out the way you want,
so you may as well choose to want the way life does work out.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Dalai Lama

The key to happiness is not to have what you want
but to want what you have.
- Anonymous

If you want to do it,
Do It - TODAY.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that you can have whatever you want,
when you ask from a compassionate heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take time to contemplate -
away from the opinions and influence of others -
what you really want
and what you believe to be important in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you want reality to be different than it is,
you might as well try to teach a cat to bark.
- Byron Katie

We have to let go of all blame, all attacking, all judging,
to free our inner selves to attract what we say we want.
- Joe Vitale

I know the price of success: dedication, hard work,
and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Dream up the world you want to live in. Dream out loud.
- Bono

Just another cold, misty morning inviting,
"want to go again?"
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The indispensable first step to getting
the things you want out of life is this:
Decide what you want.
- Ben Stein

We really have to understand the person we want to love.
If our love is only a will to possess, it is not love.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

Success is a state of mind.
If you want success,
start thinking of yourself as a success.
- Joyce Brothers

If you want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

You can have anything you want in life if you
just help enough other people get what they want.
- Zig Ziglar

I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor.
Do you know your next door neighbor?
- Mother Teresa

Do you want to know who you are?
Don't ask. Act!
Action will delineate and define you.
- Thomas Jefferson

Inaction breeds doubt and fear.
Action breeds confidence and courage.
If you want to conquer fear,
do not sit home and think about it.
Go out and get busy.
- Dale Carnegie

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
And most important, have the courage
to follow your heart and intuition.
They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Everything else is secondary.
- Steve Jobs

If you want peace, stop fighting.
If you want peace of mind,
stop fighting with your thoughts.
- Peter McWilliams

Remember that not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

If you want to be incrementally better: Be competitive.
If you want to be exponentially better: Be cooperative.
- Anonymous

Motivation is the art of getting people to do
what you want them to do because they want to do it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

If we want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I want it said of me by those who knew me best,
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

You will never find time for anything.
If you want time you must make it.
- Charles Buxton

What you want is irrelevant,
what you have chosen is at hand.
- Spock character in Star Trek VI movie


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