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Jazz is rhythm and meaning.
There's also a certain rhythm to the way Jews talk that might be funny.
The rhythm of my career has always been very static, staccato and then silent, and then a lot of work, and then none.
It's very interesting, the joke comes first and then the wording comes within five seconds, maybe ten seconds. My thing is to get the joke across in as few words as possible. However, sometimes a word that's not really needed does help the rhythm of it. It's a gut feeling.
I really enjoy finding the right word, creating a good, flowing sentence. I enjoy the rhythm of the words.
When I was about 12, I had my first paying gig - 8 dollars to play rhythm guitar in a polka band. Pretty soon, I ended up playing in all the bars within driving distance of Abbott, Texas.
I can always tell if a band has a British rhythm section due to the gritty production.
Throughout my whole life, as a performer, I've never played with a band. I've always played alone, so I was never required to stay in rhythm or anything. So it was a real different experience for me to start playing with a band. There were so many basic things for me to learn.
Insane sects grow with the same rhythm as big organizations. It is the rhythm of total destruction.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
I love New York, but being there the whole year, it gets a little crazy with the speed and rhythm of things.
When I see grace in a woman, that's very sexy. You can tell by how someone moves or their rhythm.
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
I like to stay in the rhythm of things.
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.
For me writing is a question of finding a certain rhythm. I compare it to the rhythms of jazz.
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.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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