John Otto Famous Quotes & Sayings

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17 John Otto Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

John Otto Sayings: I'd take the syncopation and play swing, and then read the syncopation lines with my I'd take the syncopation and play swing, and then read the syncopation lines with my left hand.
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John Otto Sayings: Even on the drum level, it's all about stating your theme, going back to certain Even on the drum level, it's all about stating your theme, going back to certain things that need to be emphasized, not doing fills for the sake of doing fills.
John Otto Sayings: I really just wanted to play the drum set and match that. I was never I really just wanted to play the drum set and match that. I was never really into the percussion thing.
John Otto Sayings: I was really conscious of that when I went in because I felt that I I was really conscious of that when I went in because I felt that I was pretty solid on the first one, but I didn't have the groove exactly where I wanted it.
John Otto Sayings: I think jazz is a wonderful learning tool. I think jazz is a wonderful learning tool.
John Otto Sayings: But I've gravitated more towards the drum set. But I've gravitated more towards the drum set.
John Otto Sayings: It's all about theme and development anyway. That's what music is about. It's all about theme and development anyway. That's what music is about.
John Otto Sayings: When the snares don't hit together, it's just the most awful thing to hear. When the snares don't hit together, it's just the most awful thing to hear.
John Otto Sayings: When I was young, I had one of those Yamaha drum machines, and I used When I was young, I had one of those Yamaha drum machines, and I used to practice to that quite a bit, just to practice soloing and being in time and completing all my phrases.
John Otto Sayings: I usually go with the first instinct, and then build upon that. I usually go with the first instinct, and then build upon that.
John Otto Sayings: When the songs pop out, that's like the climax of us building. When the songs pop out, that's like the climax of us building.
John Otto Sayings: Jazz was more of a tool for me to use to enhance my musicality. Jazz was more of a tool for me to use to enhance my musicality.
John Otto Sayings: Onstage, it's more of a momentary pressure. Onstage, it's more of a momentary pressure.
John Otto Sayings: Sometimes the band can't fully hear your fill, so they come in differently. So I've Sometimes the band can't fully hear your fill, so they come in differently. So I've also learned not to really step out too much, because you sacrifice the band when you do that.
John Otto Sayings: I've always liked funk and rock and everything. I've always liked funk and rock and everything.
John Otto Sayings: We knew we wanted to put a lot of melody into it - a lot We knew we wanted to put a lot of melody into it - a lot more than what we did on our first album.
John Otto Sayings: We've got many different sides of music to us. We've got many different sides of music to us.