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As I discovered music, especially Rock 'n Roll, new territory was opened to me. I was lured by the unbridled rhythm of this art form. It was like gasoline on the fire of my youthful spirit.
I suppose I've got a natural rhythm. When I was little, I used to just dance a lot and have some fun. I'd never been taught to dance. I've never been to dance school. I do my own little dance moves.
Music is rhythm, and all theater is rhythm. It's about tempo and change and pulse, whether you're doing a verse play by Shakespeare or a musical.
I never think about rhythm versus melody; I've always just played to what's in my head.
There are those who dance to the rhythm that is played to them, those who only dance to their own rhythm, and those who don't dance at all.
There's usually a rhythm and a melody in my head, and that creates an emotional state.
I've always liked to dance - I've got a natural rhythm.
I try to have a mood or a rhythm for a chapter.
Now, juggling can be a lot of fun; play with skill and play with space, play with rhythm.
I always say that I am very proud of the work that I did with the Rolling Stones and that I am also proud of what I have done with the Rhythm Kings.
I love to play smaller crowds with the Rhythm Kings.
I know melody. I know rhythm; I know bass guitar; I know the piano. I know everything about music that helps build the music that go along with creating the whole art form, you know what I'm saying?
Tap dancing is all about the feet; you put your head down and don't really engage with anything but the rhythm in your head.
I would think, to me, growing up in the south, growing up with all the gospel music, singing in the church and having that rhythm and blues - the blues background was my big inspiration.
There are so many similarities between a startup venture and a political campaign - the rhythm, the tempo, the hours, the intensity.
I actually enjoyed the struggles that we had trying to shape 'Blood', to get the pacing right, the rhythm of it.
Paul Thomas Anderson
As Jeopardy devotees know, if you're trying to win on the show, the buzzer is all. On any given night, nearly all the contestants know nearly all the answers, so it's just a matter of who masters buzzer rhythm the best.
For me Brazilian music is the perfect mix of melody and rhythm. It just bubbles rhythmically. If I had to pick just one music style to play if would be Brazilian.
When I'm working, I'm so narrowly focused on sound, language, rhythm, flow, that I rarely feel the emotion of the text. It's only after - long after - I've finished a piece that I can experience in any way its emotional charge.
I think the problem with a lot of the fusion music is that it's extremely predictable, it's a rock rhythm and the solos all play the same stuff and they play it over and over again and there's a certain musical virtuosity involved in it.
I paint very messy. I throw paint around. So when I let myself do the same sort of thing with my writing, and I would just write and write and write and revise, that's when I found my rhythm in writing.
I like to find music that shares a rhythm with the sentences I'm working on. And though I'll probably regret saying this, I think some songs actually don't sound too bad when they're played through lousy speakers.
But my role is to just apply the skills I've learned over the years: you listen to the guitar, you listen to the vocal melodies, you listen to the rhythm, and you come up with something that helps you take the song somewhere.
You apply the skills you use to produce your own book to make an anthology. Shaping. Rhythm.
In the beginning, there was noise. Noise begat rhythm, and rhythm begat everything else.
John F. Kennedy
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