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Trumpet Quotes

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Trumpet in a herd of elephants;
crow in the company of cocks;
bleat in a flock of goats.
- Malayan Proverb

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So I had a couple of years of playing trumpet.
I really enjoyed it, but it was not the kind of instrument
you could whip out at a party.
Let's face it.
- Jackson Browne

You start way down on a low B flat on the tuba and
you have a chromatic scale;
you can match the colours all the way up,
till you get to the top of the trumpet.
- Gerry Mulligan

Matisse was very clear about saying that you have to
blow your own trumpet and explain yourself,
which I think has been slightly forgotten.
- Howard Hodgkin

 

I just learned my lyrics and tried not to bump into the trumpet player.
That was my philosophy.
- Jo Stafford

The trumpet is forceful.
- Lester Bowie

A superb tenor voice, like a silver trumpet muffled in silk.
- Alec Guinness

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

I enjoy singing, and the instruments which truly move me are the horn,
the trumpet and the cello.
- Roger Bannister

I started playing the trumpet when I was about eight.
- Jackson Browne

I got my first trumpet when I was six years old,
from Al Hirt.
My father was playing in Al Hirt's band at that time.
- Wynton Marsalis

Leadership is an opportunity to serve.
It is not a trumpet call to self-importance.
- J. Donald Walters

I still play jazz, and I've always got that trumpet very handy,
but I'm coming to feel the classical venues are where my main focus is,
in the realm of symphonic pops.
- Doc Severinsen

I play drums, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet,
french horn, piano.
- Norman Wisdom

There are those who wrap themselves in flags and blow
the tinny trumpet of patriotism as a means of fooling the people.
- George Galloway

We suspect Dr. Clutterbuck's sense of hearing must be injured:
for him the 'ear trumpet' magnifies but distorts sound,
rendering it less distinct than before.
- Robert James Graves

I'm a terrible trumpet player.
- Ray Stevens

The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision.
You can't blow an uncertain trumpet.
- Theodore Hesburgh

Life is something like a trumpet.
If you don't put anything in, you won't get anything out.
- William Christopher Handy

Louis Armstrong playing trumpet on the Judgment Day.
- Al Stewart

When I started to play trumpet I was fortunate to learn very quickly.
- Frankie Avalon

My uncle gave me a trumpet, but I loved the Louis Armstrong
sound and the Harry James sound and I played by ear
and I played always soulful or very direct from the gut.
- Dick Dale

If you wish in this world to advance your merits you're bound to enhance;
You must stir it and stump it,
and blow your own trumpet, Or, trust me,
you haven't a chance.
- William Gilbert

Trumpet players see each other, and it's like we're
getting ready to square off or get into a fight or something.
- Wynton Marsalis

We decided to do some of Merle's things with modern instrumentation.
We used a flute, a bass clarinet, a trumpet,
a clarinet, drums, a guitar, vibes and a piano.
- Tennessee Ernie Ford

On those long notes behind the trumpet solo,
if anyone lets his mind wander for a minute he is dead.
- Don Ellis

I play piano and trumpet.
I studied classical guitar.
- Mike Figgis

The first time I ever played the trumpet in public,
I played the Marine Hymn.
I sounded terrible.
- Wynton Marsalis

He seems determined to make a trumpet sound like a tin whistle.
- Aneurin Bevan

The nerves are a problem on trumpet,
because when you mess up everyone can hear it.
Just remember most people are too polite to say anything about it.
That should calm your nerves.
- Wynton Marsalis

With the pride of the artist, you must blow against
the walls of every power that exists the small trumpet of your defiance.
- Norman Mailer

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

I didn't want to get that ring around my lips from practicing the trumpet,
because I thought the girls wouldn't like me.
So I never practiced.
- Wynton Marsalis

Life is like a trumpet - if you don't put anything into it,
you don't get anything out of it.
- William Christopher Handy

I've always wanted a C trumpet on top,
to have that same kind of facility without shouting.
- Gerry Mulligan

I played the trumpet a bit like a porker,
I think.
- Boris Vian

My older brother Mike is an excellent trumpet player.
By the time he was 12, he was playing around Kansas
City in classical situations.
He was already an amazing talent.
- Pat Metheny

Well, my sister played trumpet.
Can you imagine having a sister blowing the trumpet around the house,
Fred? And my brother, he played piano.
Everybody was playing some kind of music,
so it was natural for me to get into it.
- Freddie Hubbard

I spend a lot of time copying saxophone players and trumpet players.
Not to say that it is not important to listen to guitar players,
but there's so much music out there and so many possibilities.
I like anyone who plays any instrument.
- Bill Frisell

I've never taken vocal lessons.
My early trumpet training and a fortunate talent for
singing has always been enough for me.
In the case of rock singing, I've always felt it was
better to remain a bit untrained to maintain your individuality.
- Ronnie James Dio

And my dad wanted me to play the trumpet because that's what he liked.
His idol was Louis Armstrong.
My dad thought my teeth came together in a way that
was perfect for playing the trumpet.
- Jackson Browne

I used to look at these pictures of trumpeters pointing
their instrument to the ceiling.
Stunning pictures, but if you play the trumpet and point it upwards,
all the spit comes back into your mouth!
- Humphrey Lyttelton

It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are
punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
- Voltaire

No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our life are made.
Destiny is made known silently.
- Agnes de Mille

All murderers are punished unless they kill in large
numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
- Voltaire

I can play every instrument there is,
every horn, I've played all the saxes and trumpets
and everything and keyboards.
- Dick Dale

Time has no divisions to mark its passage,
there is never a thunder-storm or blare of trumpets
to announce the beginning of a new month or year.
Even when a new century begins it is only we mortals
who ring bells and fire off pistols.
- Thomas Mann

There is no credible evidence of the current exceptional
global warming trumpeted by the IPCC.
The IPCC is no longer behaving as an investigative
scientific organization or pretending to be one.
Their leaders betrayed the trust of the world community.
- Grant Miles

My trumpeting sounds like a goose farting in the fog.
- Alex O'Loughlin

For example, after developing a sound similar to an elephant trumpeting,
I wrote the song Elephant Talk which gave my elephant
sound an appropriate place to live.
- Adrian Belew

Lend your voices only to sounds of freedom,
no longer lend your strength to that
which you wish to be free from.
Fill your life with love and bravery,
and you shall live a life uncommon.
- Jewel

Self confident independent thinker -
sounds like the makings of a hero.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take care of the sense
and the sounds will take care of themselves.
- Lewis Carroll

There are choirs singing in your head.
If you listen, you will hear the music.
It is the song of angels.
Pay no attention to the sounds of the world.
They are just noises, and even when
added up all together
they have no value, make no sense.
Strain to hear the song of angels.
Listen to the melody within your soul.
- Neale Donald Walsch

Music is nothing else but wild sounds civilized into time and tune.
- Thomas Fuller

A sculptor is a person who is interested in the shape of things,
a poet in words, a musician by sounds.
- Henry Moore

Our world faces a true planetary emergency.
I know the phrase sounds shrill, and I know it's a
challenge to the moral imagination.
- Al Gore

There's a lot of music that sounds like it's literally computer-generated,
totally divorced from a guy sitting down at an instrument.
- Aimee Mann

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

We don't have a language for the senses.
Feelings are images,
sensations are like musical sounds.
- Anais Nin

I love power.
But it is as an artist that I love it.
I love it as a musician loves his violin,
to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

That's why so much of the music today sounds so much alike,
because there's no in-between.
So it's kind of nice to still turn some buttons every now and then.
- Alan Vega

The media.
It sounds like a convention of spiritualists.
- Tom Stoppard

All my concerts had no sounds in them;
they were completely silent.
People had to make up their own music in their minds!
- Yoko Ono

Whereas Schaeffer and Henry were working like samplers,
their idea was to capture those sounds which couldn't
be serially calibrated because they were too complex in character.
- Luc Ferrari

Sounds like the blues are composed of feeling,
finesse, and fear.
- Billy Gibbons

An adventure game is nothing more than a good story
set with engaging puzzles that fit seamlessly in with
the story and the characters,
and looks and sounds beautiful.
- Roberta Williams

Austin sounds a little bit like Aston Martin,
which is the type of car James Bond would drive.
- Mike Myers

With a guitar I would be able to express the things I felt in sounds.
- William Christopher Handy

I was very much fascinated with the technology we had
that we could edit in the computer our compositions,
but all the sounds that were available on the market were crap.
- Miroslav Vitous

Sounds always fascinated me.
- Lawrence Welk


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