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I can always tell if a band has a British rhythm section due to the gritty production.
An artist must possess Nature. He must identify himself with her rhythm, by efforts that will prepare the mastery which will later enable him to express himself in his own language.
It seems to me monstrous that anyone should believe that the jazz rhythm expresses America. Jazz rhythm expresses the primitive savage.
There's something about the rhythm of walking, how, after about an hour and a half, the mind and body can't help getting in sync.
I'm envious of people who can sleep as long as they want. I have the circadian rhythm of a farmer.
Lots of times I'll play lead and rhythm together.
Stevie Ray Vaughan
I always write lyrics first and the rhythm and the melody come from the lyrics. It always comes from the lyrics: words have rhythm and words have melody.
The essence of football was blocking, tackling, and execution based on timing, rhythm and deception.
The good and bad are all tangled up together. American popular music is loved around the world because of its African rhythm. But that wouldn't have happened if it wasn't for slavery.
Through song you learn, and I think school systems need to learn that. Through the rhythm you can learn better, through melody, with something you need to learn; it's a vehicle for it.
Obviously you have to have rhythm. If you have rhythm, then you can play anything you need. If you have rhythm and you love music, then play and play and play until you get to where you want to get. If you can pay the rent, great. If you can't, then you'd better be having fun.
Eddie Van Halen
Rhythm is born in all of us. To be a desirable dancing partner, you don't have to do all the intricate fancy steps that happen to be in vogue. All you have to do is be a good average dancer, and anybody who spends the time and effort can accomplish this.
Both my parents had heavy accents, and so did everybody they knew. It's a rhythm thing - people who speak English where they have to hesitate and think of the right word. And I think it rubbed off.
Music is universal too. Even deaf people like to dance, love rhythm, and can kind of pick it up.
When I see grace in a woman, that's very sexy. You can tell by how someone moves or their rhythm.
I love New York, but being there the whole year, it gets a little crazy with the speed and rhythm of things.
White rhythm is waltzes, marches, and the polka. In Africa, rhythm is used for a celebratory groove, but white rhythm doesn't have such an enormous vocabulary of spirits. It's basically militant.
For me writing is a question of finding a certain rhythm. I compare it to the rhythms of jazz.
I painted the picture, and in the colors the rhythm of the music quivers. I painted the colors I saw.
I hate going out for lunch during a workday because it slows down my pace and ruins my rhythm. I prefer to eat at my desk. Actually, I wander around the design studio with a plate in my hand as I dine on, for example, salmon sashimi and a salad of tomatoes and mozzarella. I often have a bit of dark chocolate after lunch.
Once you are successful, there's a very seductive rhythm at work that keeps you wanting to outdo yourself. By the end of 'Spirit' I felt like I didn't want to get into that trap. It almost makes you cartoon-like.
I thought of Gene Krupa's drumming, his staccato drumming. I went and put 'Misirlou' to that rhythm.
If you listen to a language for 15 minutes, you know the rhythm and song.
I like to stay in the rhythm of things.
We need improvement in the style of performance. There is no more advantage in a musician who plays and conducts than in one who is only a beater of rhythm.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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