Category Archives: Musician
Collection of quotes about Jack White, who is one of the most influential musicians of the 21st Century.
Camille Saint-Saëns was a composer, pianist, and french organist of the nineteenth century, he was considered the “French Beethoven” in his lifetime. His best-known works include the Second Piano Concerto (1868), Danse macabre (1874), the opera Samson and Delilah (1877), … Continue reading
Sergei Prokofiev can be easily considered one of the most important composers of the 20th century. He was born in the Russian Empire and became one of the Soviet Union’s best-known composers. His works include the ballet Romeo and Juliet … Continue reading
Manuel de Falla was the most distinguished Spanish composer of the early 20th century. Fusing the rhythms and melodic traits of Spanish folk music with a modern palette of harmonies and instrumentation, he created music with the sophistication of Debussy, … Continue reading
“It was Muddy Waters who took the Delta blues north to Chicago, electrified the sound, and changed the course of popular music as we know it. That’s pretty much the judgment of history, and it is mine as well.”
“Guitar playing is very important to me. It’s like golf to some other people; it’s important to me that I play good.” – Merle Haggard “To be part of what you’re singing about is somewhat painful. You’ve got to climb … Continue reading
Jaco Pastorius, is the maestro of the fretless electric bass guitar.
Benjamin Britten was one of the twentieth century’s great composers. He is best known for his vocal music: choral works, songs and song cycles, and a series of engaging operas that changed the art form.
Here’s what legendary musician Billy Joel said about musicians.
Eubie Blake was one of the most important figures in early 20th-century African American music, and one whose longevity made him a storehouse of the history of ragtime and early jazz music and culture.