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I play the piano. I bought an upright piano that is actually electric, so I can practice my scales with headphones on and not make my neighbours' lives hell!
When I was very small, the electricity was turned off because we didn't pay the bill. I remember sitting by the oil lamp listening to my mother playing 'Careless Love' on the piano.
The song 'What Goes Up' was inspired as I was playing the piano and reminiscing about the Spaceship One launches I witnessed in the Mojave desert. It is an awesome thing to comprehend the magnitude of what a human being dreams and imagines can be realized.
If I'm going to Hell, I'm going there playing the piano.
Jerry Lee Lewis
If I hadn't been President of the United States, I probably would have ended up a piano player in a bawdy house.
Harry S Truman
I actually grew up playing the piano in the church and was deeply involved in music ministry.
T. D. Jakes
All my momma's people were very musical. My grandpa, who was the Pentecostal minister, he was a great musician. He played the fiddle, he played the piano.
When she started to play, Steinway came down personally and rubbed his name off the piano.
Give me a guitar, give me a piano, give me a broom and string; I wouldn't get bored anywhere.
Nearly all the synth work on Heathen is mine and some of the piano.
The public is like a piano. You just have to know what keys to poke.
I was drawn to boxing because I got beat up as a kid. I was the kid with the piano books in a New York neighbourhood.
The process is always the same. I get an inspiration for a new song, I put it down on paper immediately so I won't lose it. When I am ready to go to the studio with it, I play it a few times on the piano and edit, add, and type the lyrics and take it to the studio. Sometimes I don't have anything on paper.
I like things matching. I have an upright bass, a drum kit and a grand piano that's the same color. I tend to overthink things.
But when I first fell in love with the piano, I knew it was me. I was dying to play.
My mother says I was two-and-a-half when I started playing. My father was a minister, and when he went to church in the morning, she would put on Fats Waller, Billie Holiday, Nat King Cole and Cole Porter records. I'd crawl up on the piano stool, sit on a phone book and play.
I liked the piano. I always liked playing. I just hated homework.
I spent ten years playing classical piano, and that was what led to keyboards and eventually to production and to Linkin Park.
I started playing the piano when I was about two and got a scholarship to the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore when I was five. But I left when I was 11.
I started formal piano training when I was 4. From there I had little violas, and I had dancing lessons of every sort and description, and painting lessons. I had German. And shorthand.
Well, Mozart is extraordinary not only in that he became virtuoso along the lines of his father, but that he had that compositional gift, that melodic gift. By the time he was four, he was doing piano concertos with harmony in the background.
It's funny: I'm a lifelong musician, but because I principally play the piano it's been a solitary thing.
I like to play the ukulele, but I'm not, like, awesome at it. I mostly play the piano and the guitar.
I'm Liberace without a piano.
I fell in love with the piano. I knew it was me. I was dying to play.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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