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Bobby McFerrin Quotes

A true friend is someone who accepts your past, supports your present and encourages your future - Friend Quotes
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Musicians are the architects of heaven  (Bobby McFerrin Quotes) The true musician is to bring light into people’s hearts  (Bobby McFerrin Quotes) I want to write a book of poetry, as well as children’s stories  (Bobby McFerrin Quotes) I grew up in a time when being a musician and learning to be a musician was actually very wonderful  (Bobby McFerrin Quotes) I’m not a scholar or a psychologist, so I don’t really think about why. But I do think about what it means to sing to and with people, to offer music to them, and to ask them to spend time with me  (Bobby McFerrin Quotes) Music is still part of my spiritual life. Sometimes I sing my prayers. When I get audiences singing, I hope I’m helping them feel connected to something beyond themselves  (Bobby McFerrin Quotes) Then when I was in grammar school I played the clarinet, and then, after clarinet I played the flute in college orchestra - besides singing in the college chorus and things like that  (Bobby McFerrin Quotes) Then I left that school and I went to Cerritos College, which was in southern California; they had one of the best big band programs in the country at the time  (Bobby McFerrin Quotes) Seriously though, my father was the first African American to sign a contract with the Metropolitan Opera so I grew up with classical music and jazz in the home all the time  (Bobby McFerrin Quotes) Part of our responsibility as parents, as adults, is to set examples for children. But we have to like children in order to be really happy fulfilled adult  (Bobby McFerrin Quotes) Miles Davis turned his back to the audience when he came out on stage, and he offended people. But, he wasn’t there to entertain; he was all about the music. I kind of do that  (Bobby McFerrin Quotes) I like to use the audience as my color palette, my instrument  (Bobby McFerrin Quotes) Well, I started conducting kind of by accident. I wanted to give myself a special birthday present for my fortieth birthday, and I was living in San Francisco at the time and I started attending some of the concerts and then simply dropping hints  (Bobby McFerrin Quotes) I like a very dark house, just black. I sit there and just think. Once I’m still and quiet inside, I’ll begin. It’s very personal; it has to be. One song may be Bach, the next blues, a song from TV, or a nursery rhyme or jazz piece  (Bobby McFerrin Quotes) Then when I was in grammar school I played the clarinet, and then, after clarinet I played the flute in college orchestra - besides singing in the college chorus and things like that.  (Bobby McFerrin Quotes) I do a lot of performing, but don’t get a chance to go to the studio and write good music  (Bobby McFerrin Quotes) I try not to perform. I try to come on stage and be myself, to sing the way I would in a room by myself, to interact with the audience the way I would relate to them if we were in my kitchen drinking tea and making up silly songs. Maybe the way to get past the fear of being ourselves is simply to try it more often.  (Bobby McFerrin Quotes) In every life we have some trouble, but when you worry you make it double. Don’t worry. Be happy.  (Bobby McFerrin Quotes) Here’s a little song I wrote. You might want to sing it note for note. Don’t worry, be happy.  (Bobby McFerrin Quotes) If I sing you broke my heart, you left me flat, everyone knows exactly what that means - they know the story. But if I sing a line that’s plaintive or wailing, people can experience their own set of emotions and their own story. Each of us might give that phrase a different meaning. It’s open to interpretation, and one song becomes a thousand songs. I love that.  (Bobby McFerrin Quotes) Then I left that school and I went to Cerritos College, which was in southern California; they had one of the best big band programs in the country at the time.  (Bobby McFerrin Quotes) I grew up in a time when being a musician and learning to be a musician was actually very wonderful.  (Bobby McFerrin Quotes) Seriously though, my father was the first African American to sign a contract with the Metropolitan Opera so I grew up with classical music and jazz in the home all the time.  (Bobby McFerrin Quotes) Part of our responsibility as parents, as adults, is to set examples for children. But we have to like children in order to be really happy fulfilled adults.  (Bobby McFerrin Quotes) To me, it’s our job as artists. You must bring joy  (Bobby McFerrin Quotes) I don’t want anything to get in the way of me and my singing. I want my mind as clear as possible.  (Bobby McFerrin Quotes) The true musician is to bring light into people’s hearts  (Bobby McFerrin Quotes) Inviting audiences to open up and hear things differently is an important part of what I do. But I still love to sing songs with words, too  (Bobby McFerrin Quotes) Music is so powerful, it needs to be used for some kind of redeeming work. To lift peoples spirits, to lift their souls  (Bobby McFerrin Quotes) I have a lot of albums yet to do  (Bobby McFerrin Quotes)
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