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Herb Alpert Quotes and Sayings

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I wake up in the morning, I do a little stretching exercises,
pick up the horn and play.
- Herb Alpert

Related topics: Music

I confess that I listen to my own music for my own pleasure.
- Herb Alpert

I like to listen to classical music...
I like mainline jazz.
- Herb Alpert

I was taken in by the bravado and the sounds of Mexico...
not so much the music, but the spirit.
- Herb Alpert

 

I like to listed to the adventurous guys -
the Coltranes,
Miles Davis, the guys who just let it loose.
- Herb Alpert

Mexican Shuffle was a turning point of the Brass.
- Herb Alpert

I find that it's nice to work with somebody and spin
off on someone else's feelings.
You get a little jaded by yourself.
- Herb Alpert

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When I finish an album and I find myself listening to it in the car,
because it makes me feel a certain way,
that's the time to try to let other people know about it.
- Herb Alpert

We always felt that if you do something with quality and integrity,
then it's going to come back to you.
- Herb Alpert

The Japanese seem to be a loyal audience.
- Herb Alpert

I practice every day.
I've been doing it since I was eight.
- Herb Alpert

Instrumental music can spread the international language.
- Herb Alpert

There's something interesting about playing live;
you're in the moment,
and I think it would be beneficial.
- Herb Alpert

You know, the record business is much different than being artist on stage.
- Herb Alpert

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

The trumpet was not a lyrical singing instrument.
- Herb Alpert

Selfishly, I make music for me.
I like to make music.
I like looking for songs.
I like working with interesting musicians.
I like producing records.
It's something I will always do.
- Herb Alpert

We finally got our big break when Ed Sullivan put us on his show.
- Herb Alpert

I'm sure I'll go back again and record in the digital process.
- Herb Alpert

He has a method that likens the musician to an athlete,
so I do physical exercises designed to keep a musician
in shape in order to perform the function,
which is to play music.
- Herb Alpert

The reaction to this album has just been fabulous around the world...
and I've had offers to perform from around the world
and I'm tempted to do it.
I've got itchy lips.
- Herb Alpert

Clifford Brown was in the jazz circles considered to
be probably the greatest trumpet player who ever lived.
- Herb Alpert

It's very clean.
With tape, you get noise.
- Herb Alpert

I don't think radio is selling records like they used to.
They'd hawk the song and hawk the artist and you'd get so excited,
you'd stop your car and go into the nearest record store.
- Herb Alpert

Although there was a point with the Tijuana Brass where
we were playing for such huge crowds that I kind of lost contact.
At one point, the only connection I had with the audience
was with people out there lighting cigarettes.
- Herb Alpert

It's - as opposed to tape where you have a magnetic
tape that's excited by frequencies that you hit,
digital was a process where musical sounds are transferred
to numbers and stored as numbers.
- Herb Alpert

I'm an old-timer in the business from the sense that
when you do something that you feel good about there
might be another person out there who feels the same way,
or a hundred or a couple million.
- Herb Alpert

If you look at a record under a microscope,
the high frequencies are short jagged edges...
and the low frequencies are long swinging ones are deep bass sounds.
When it cut it at half speed, you're getting more of those on the record.
- Herb Alpert

There are as many pillows of illusion
as flakes in a snow-storm.
We wake from one dream into another dream.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Some people dream of success
while others wake up and work hard at it.
- Anonymous

Today, like every other day, we wake up empty
and frightened. Don't open the door to the study
and begin reading. Take down a musical instrument.
Let the beauty we love be what we do.
There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.
- Rumi (Persian poet 1207-1273)

I wake up to profound perspective that allows me to
celebrate the choices of my moments, of my life.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I take rejection as someone blowing a bugle in my ear
to wake me up and get going, rather than retreat.
- Sylvester Stallone

Praying is important when you wake up
at two o'clock in the morning
feeling sick from eating something dumb the day before.
- Charlie Brown in Charles M. Schulz' cartoon Peanuts

The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.
- Paul Valery

Oh, come on, Shrek, wake up and smell the pheromones!
- the movie Shrek (2001)

True terror is to wake up one morning and discover
that your high school class is running the country.
- Kurt Vonnegut

It is always with excitement that I wake up in the morning
wondering what my intuition
will toss up to me, like gifts from the sea.
I work with it and rely on it. It's my partner.
- Jonas Salk

They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.
- Alexander Pope

Those who have compared our life to a dream were right...
we were sleeping wake, and waking sleep.
- Michel de Montaigne

The world of men is dreaming, it has gone mad in its sleep,
and a snake is strangling it, but it can't wake up.
- David Herbert Lawrence

I wake about 1 a.m.
I'm in the office by 2 a.m.
We're on the air at 5.
- Bob Edwards

Give them pleasure - the same pleasure they have when
they wake up from a nightmare.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Every night when I go to bed, I hope that I may never wake again,
and every morning renews my grief.
- Franz Schubert

People are so damned afraid that one day they might
wake up and discover that they've grown old.
- Billie Joe Armstrong

I wake up early in the morning and walk for an hour.
If I have something to write, I prefer to write in
the morning until midday,
and in the afternoon, I eat.
- Naguib Mahfouz

I sleep completely naked to make me believe you are here,
but when I wake up it is not the same thing.
Most of all, don't deceive me with other women any more.
- Camille Claudel

There is no truth without responsibility following in its wake.
- Kenneth L. Pike

Once his wife goes to sleep it takes a minor nuclear explosion to wake her.
- Tony Blair

When I wake up in a bad mood, I try not to stay in one.
Learn to make the best of what you have.
- Faith Hill

If you even dream of beating me you'd better wake up and apologize.
- Muhammad Ali

People talk about the Patriot Act that was passed immediately
in the wake of September 11.
What the Patriot Act did was break down the walls between the various agencies.
- Robert Mueller

We were talking about how old quarterbacks can't throw before 10 am...
Practice starts too early for us.
Wake me up in the middle of the night and I can throw.
I can throw anytime.
- Dan Marino

The people who voted for President Obama are just beginning
to wake up to exactly what they brought in.
The 'change' they envisioned is not the 'change' they have gotten.
- Jon Voight

There are days like any normal human being where I
wake up and I don't feel like going to work.
- Mary Hart

Vain hopes are like certain dreams of those who wake.
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian

We must wake ourselves up!
Or somebody else will take our place,
and bear our cross, and thereby rob us of our crown.
- William Booth

I think about dying a lot, every time I fall asleep
on a train or a plane I expect to wake up to a crash!
- Lee Ryan

Forgive me if I sleep until I wake up.
- Charles Olson

If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate,
you are sure to wake up somebody.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I like to wake up each morning feeling a new man.
- Jean Harlow

If I could wake up in a different place,
at a different time, could I wake up as a different person?
- Chuck Palahniuk

Once you wake up and smell the coffee,
it's hard to go back to sleep.
- Fran Drescher

When I'm in love, I wake up happy.
- Enrique Iglesias

If a listener nods his head when you're explaining your program,
wake him up.
- Alan Perlis

Jim Bakker.
He's lost everything, he's ruined.
And the worst thing of all he still has to wake up to her!
- Sam Kinison

When I wake up in the morning, I feel like a billionaire without paying taxes.
- Ernie Banks

Men find it difficult because I've got so much energy
and hardly sleep at night,
only four or five hours.
I wake up in the early hours and potter around.
- Susannah York

I love that feeling of being in love,
the effect of having butterflies when you wake up in the morning.
That is special.
- Jennifer Aniston

It is useless to tell one not to reason but to believe;
you might as well tell a man not to wake but sleep.
- George Byron

I know he played on the last record but I don't wake
up in the middle of the night thinking of Eric Clapton.
- Jack Bruce


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