Freddie Hubbard Famous Quotes & Sayings

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23 Freddie Hubbard Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Freddie Hubbard Sayings By Freddie Hubbard: We all kind of grew up together with Art Blakey because we all were young We all kind of grew up together with Art Blakey because we all were young and he gave us a chance to write. We had to write something that was good and to sit up with a great guy like Art Blakey and watch him. — Freddie Hubbard
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Freddie Hubbard Sayings By Freddie Hubbard: Man, you'd be surprised how much I'm learning - not only about myself, but about Man, you'd be surprised how much I'm learning - not only about myself, but about the musicians who came before me. You don't realize at first when you listen to Armstrong's records how great this man was and how hard that Hot Five music was to play. After the experience of reading and playing those parts, I have an even greater respect for Louis Armstrong than before — Freddie Hubbard
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Freddie Hubbard Sayings By Freddie Hubbard: I'm going to Yoshi's. I'm taking a few gigs. I'm playing. I'm not going to I'm going to Yoshi's. I'm taking a few gigs. I'm playing. I'm not going to play all the time. I'm going to take it easy and take it slow and warm up so I can come back. — Freddie Hubbard
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Freddie Hubbard Sayings By Freddie Hubbard: Dizzy used to tell me that I am playing too hard. He used to say Dizzy used to tell me that I am playing too hard. He used to say to not give everything. Miles used to tell me that too. — Freddie Hubbard
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Freddie Hubbard Sayings By Freddie Hubbard: I used to try to play like [Miles Davis], and Miles caught me copying him I used to try to play like [Miles Davis], and Miles caught me copying him one night at Birdland. He said, 'Hey man, why don't you play some of your own stuff.' So, I finally did, because I had copied all his solos. — Freddie Hubbard
Freddie Hubbard Sayings By Freddie Hubbard: Well, my sister played trumpet. Can you imagine having a sister blowing the trumpet around Well, my sister played trumpet. Can you imagine having a sister blowing the trumpet around the house, Fred? And my brother, he played piano. Everybody was playing some kind of music, so it was natural for me to get into it. — Freddie Hubbard
Freddie Hubbard Sayings By Freddie Hubbard: When I got started in New York, if you were different from Miles & Dizzy When I got started in New York, if you were different from Miles & Dizzy it was very difficult. — Freddie Hubbard
Freddie Hubbard Sayings By Freddie Hubbard: Dizzy used to tell me I'm playing too hard. He'd say to not give everything. Dizzy used to tell me I'm playing too hard. He'd say to not give everything. Miles told me that too. — Freddie Hubbard
Freddie Hubbard Sayings By Freddie Hubbard: I had heard Ornette a couple of times, but I didn't really know where he I had heard Ornette a couple of times, but I didn't really know where he was coming from until we started the record and it was beautiful, Fred. It opened up my mind. — Freddie Hubbard
Freddie Hubbard Sayings By Freddie Hubbard: Yes, I can play. I can play. I can't play as long as I did Yes, I can play. I can play. I can't play as long as I did and as hard, but I don't think I have to. — Freddie Hubbard
Freddie Hubbard Sayings By Pat Metheny: If we are going to list guitar influences, the biggest one by far is Wes If we are going to list guitar influences, the biggest one by far is Wes Montgomery. Also, Gary Burton was obviously huge for me in a number of ways. But beyond that, Clifford Brown, Miles Davis and Freddie Hubbard. — Pat Metheny
Freddie Hubbard Sayings By Freddie Hubbard: They always want to sell me as a hard bopper. They always want to sell me as a hard bopper. — Freddie Hubbard
Freddie Hubbard Sayings By Freddie Hubbard: I advise all the young kids to not overwork. You can't be out there blowing I advise all the young kids to not overwork. You can't be out there blowing hard. You have to pace yourself. — Freddie Hubbard
Freddie Hubbard Sayings By Freddie Hubbard: [Lee Morgan] was the only young cat that scared me when he played. He had [Lee Morgan] was the only young cat that scared me when he played. He had so much fire and natural feeling. I had more technique, but he had that feeling. People seemed to like him more than they like me at the beginning. — Freddie Hubbard
Freddie Hubbard Sayings By Freddie Hubbard: When I got started in New York, it wasn't like it is now. If you When I got started in New York, it wasn't like it is now. If you were different from Miles and Dizzy, it was very difficult to make gigs and make money with your own style. — Freddie Hubbard
Freddie Hubbard Sayings By Freddie Hubbard: Jazz isn't like pop, where you sell millions of records with a hit. Your spirit Jazz isn't like pop, where you sell millions of records with a hit. Your spirit and soul aren't important in pop music. But jazz is like classical music. If people like you, they'll remember you and you'll last forever. — Freddie Hubbard
Freddie Hubbard Sayings By Christian McBride: The most significant bands I played in when I first got to New York were The most significant bands I played in when I first got to New York were Bobby Watson's band, Roy Hargrove's first band, Benny Golson's band, Benny Green's trio, and probably the most significant out of all of those, for me personally, was playing in Freddie Hubbard's band. — Christian McBride
Freddie Hubbard Sayings By Freddie Hubbard: I am in discussions with a label. We are talking about doing something. I am in discussions with a label. We are talking about doing something. — Freddie Hubbard
Freddie Hubbard Sayings By Freddie Hubbard: I quit drinking, so I can think clear. When you have chop trouble, drinking doesn't I quit drinking, so I can think clear. When you have chop trouble, drinking doesn't help the healing process. — Freddie Hubbard
Freddie Hubbard Sayings By Freddie Hubbard: That was the biggest thrill, going over to these guy's houses and having them want That was the biggest thrill, going over to these guy's houses and having them want me to practice with them and they would show me a lot of stuff, which was really advanced stuff to me at my age. — Freddie Hubbard
Freddie Hubbard Sayings By Freddie Hubbard: Don't make the mistakes I made of not taking care of myself. Please, keeps your Don't make the mistakes I made of not taking care of myself. Please, keeps your chops cool and don't overblow. If you are going to play hard, be sure to warm up. I'd get carried away trying to stay right with the momentum [of Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers]. I used to try and play like Coltrane and solo for 30 or 40 choruses. It all caught up with me. — Freddie Hubbard
Freddie Hubbard Sayings By Freddie Hubbard: A very few musicians passed across all decades. In terms of trumpet playing, Louis Armstrong A very few musicians passed across all decades. In terms of trumpet playing, Louis Armstrong does it of course but Sweets [Edison] is right up there too. He is unique, in every sense of the term. — Freddie Hubbard
Freddie Hubbard Sayings By Freddie Hubbard: When you are trying to do something when you are getting started and you are When you are trying to do something when you are getting started and you are trying to make records for the first time, you want it to be the best. — Freddie Hubbard