Bill Bruford quotes, quotations, poems, phrases, words
famous authors, famous people, famous celebrities
PROFILE | PICTURES | NET WORTH | NEWS | VIDEOS | BIO | | QUOTES
Home > > > Quotes

Quotes / Quotations


Sponsored link:
Bill Bruford QUOTES / QUOTATIONS
And I like messing around in the engine room of music. Seeing what happens in the rhythm section area.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
And we'd drink huge amounts of scotch and coke, which is a ghastly sweet drink... And now people don't drink nearly as much, for good reason. We're all a little wiser.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
At the end of the whole day of working with people you want some privacy.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
But what I think my emphasis is, is on the fact that I like music a lot.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
Close to the Edge, Red, One of a kind, Discipline, Earthworks, The Sound of Surprise, all seem to me to be albums that captured the essence of the intention.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
Holding on to some of your uniqueness is the trick instead of surrendering it at the Academy of Contemporary We're Gonna Make You a Star.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
I didn't write any music at all, and then, I remember Jon Anderson being very insistent saying that there were two kinds of musicians: the ones who wrote music and the ones who didn't.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
I do remember the whole thing as being very argumentative, hot blooded... a permanent state of friction between Jon and Chris, Chris and me, me and Jon.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
I don't really remember a whole lot of sex, drugs and rock n' roll, really.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
I found all the instrumentalists to be fascinating and mysterious, why particularly the drummer I have no idea.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
I have been steadily exchanging a rock audience who were nervous about what they had just bought for a jazz audience who not only were happy with their purchase, but are increasingly coming again.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
I have never acquired drum technique for the sake of acquiring it rather as a solution to a particular problem.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
I have never been short on ideas but executing them on the drum set is another thing.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
I listen to Bill Stewart play the drums and when I have finished doing that, I listen to Bill Stewart.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
I mean, Chris is, I'm sure, a wonderful guy. But in those days he also very, very late. For all appointments and departures and arrivals and sound checks and anything.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
I practice at home, in between phone calls, and have much to do.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
I saw it as a challenge to play with Pat and we put hours and hours into it, usually on the bus. The trick was to find something that we both wanted to play within our different styles which would add up to being greater than the sum of its parts.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
I seldom play in a trio, but acoustic music is likely to be lighter, quicker, and quieter.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
If I was hearing something I couldn't do, I would figure out how to do it.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
If it's fast, no I don't have enough piano technique. In that case, it's probably been done on some kind of synthesizer or sequencer. Then the score can then be printed out and so forth.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
My harmony is passable but is usually made more eloquent at the hands of Steve Hamilton.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
One of the great things about having good players in your band is that you just ask them questions. You can pick up some good information that way.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
People come with expectations and as a bandleader I constantly try to remind the audience to leave its expectations in the lobby.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
Plus I am being hounded by all the fabulous new drummers, Bill Stewart at the head of the pack.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
Second edition of Earthworks I have the more traditional compositional approach, namely I write a piece from the piano.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
So I have the classic amateur's technique; I know some very tricky bits and I have large gaping holes.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
Sometimes I had to room with Tony Kaye and that was awful.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
The best practice you can get is on the bandstand, but in between gigs I feel I have to stay in shape.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
The piano is kind of my second instrument.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
This amateurism however, can sometimes be helpful in forging a style; you have to work around your weaknesses.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
We all lived in the same house, or most of us did. And as far as I can make out we were confined to the property, because at twenty-four hours' notice we'd have to do a gig somewhere. So you couldn't leave the building for more than twelve hours in case a gig came through.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
We used to drink an awful lot of alcohol.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
We were from totally different social backgrounds. This is what is very hard for an American to understand, but we could have been five guys from Mars.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
Well, the more money you pay for a record, the more money you interfere with it - and this was a big budget record.
Quotation of Bill Bruford
Whatever I have come to offer, I have come to offer and it may or may not be connected to anything that has happened in the past.
Quotation of Bill Bruford