Quote of the Day
07/28/14 8:23 am
"By listening to people like Tchaikovsky and Beethoven and Mahler and all these people, you get a feeling for air. White music is oriented from the sky, from an ethereal place. That's where classical music comes from. Black music is rhythms, drums." ...

So you have the earth and sky. To know the sky, you have to know the earth and to know the earth, you have to know the sky. So by learning classical and even taking movements, not plagiarizing or stealing them, but just knowing how a movement might go on a funk level or a rock 'n' roll level is an important thing. That's what made the Beatles so great. George Martin's adaptation of classical feeling onto rock 'n' roll revolutionized music." - Rick James on making great music


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