Charles Lloyd Famous Quotes & Sayings

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12 Charles Lloyd Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Charles Lloyd Sayings: I was always moved by all of the music. As a young man, Duke Ellington I was always moved by all of the music. As a young man, Duke Ellington and Lionel Hampton, Count Basie and all these great musicians would come through our town of Memphis. There wasn't adequate hotels, so these musicians - the lady who ran the theater knew my mother, who had a large house, and many of them would stay with us. So that was another great blessing, so I'm always around these great geniuses, and to realize their humanity is such a touching thing.
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Charles Lloyd Sayings: [Jazz] is a music of freedom and wonder. It's our indigenous art form, and I'm [Jazz] is a music of freedom and wonder. It's our indigenous art form, and I'm still blessed to travel around the world and people lay out the carpet for us, so it's quite touching.
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Charles Lloyd Sayings: I was a time bomb waiting to detonate, burned out, sick of the music business, I was a time bomb waiting to detonate, burned out, sick of the music business, out of touch with everything and heavily abusing various substances, disillusioned with life, and intensely needed to work on my character. The only way I could see to do that was to withdraw completely from public life as I had known it before.
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Charles Lloyd Sayings: I think when you love music, you love a lot of it. Now when it I think when you love music, you love a lot of it. Now when it comes to jazz, it's very much in the hyperions of height. You go exploring every night.
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Charles Lloyd Sayings: I was born in Memphis. There was music all around me, really deep and special I was born in Memphis. There was music all around me, really deep and special music. I heard all these great masters at a young age.There was a great genius in my town, Phineas Newborn, who is one of the greatest pianists ever on the planet. He took me under his wings at about 9 and he put me on the right track.
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Charles Lloyd Sayings: I dream of a peaceful world. Music is the best means I have to work I dream of a peaceful world. Music is the best means I have to work on that dream. Each time I have the opportunity to play, it is another chance to tell the truth. Life on the planet has come down to such an acute degree of ADD it is terrifying. We are constantly being bombarded from all directions with information - most of it useless that serves to bifurcate the mind. I am afraid that people are going to go from birth to death and never know they were here or why they were here.
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Charles Lloyd Sayings: Tim Price is truly blessed - he plays music because he loves it. Tim Price is truly blessed - he plays music because he loves it.
Charles Lloyd Sayings: All my life I'm trying to go forward and trying to grow. All my life I'm trying to go forward and trying to grow.
Charles Lloyd Sayings: The youngster in me is still alive and kicking. I was infected by music at The youngster in me is still alive and kicking. I was infected by music at a very young age, so it's always kept me younger than springtime.
Charles Lloyd Sayings: Spirituality is a word that is bandied about a lot. So I think it might Spirituality is a word that is bandied about a lot. So I think it might mean different things to different people. I know that the United States of America is something of a religious country, but not necessarily a spiritual country.
Charles Lloyd Sayings: My music, it breathes. It's the mysticism of sound. I'm a sound seeker, and I'm My music, it breathes. It's the mysticism of sound. I'm a sound seeker, and I'm enthralled with it, by what it can do to change the molecules and uplift people. They feel something when we play. I can't take authorship for that. I can take that I'm in service.
Charles Lloyd Sayings: I think that music makers just really bless the planet. I think that music makers just really bless the planet.