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Roy Ayers Quotes

And then you meet one person and your life changes forever
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Dogs teach us a lot of things but none more important than to love unconditionally
Having you in my life made everything better
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When I first saw you I fell in love, and you smiled because you knew
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results
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When we first met, i had no idea you would be so important to me
If cats could talk, they wouldn't
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I told you I'll be ready in FIVE minutes, stop calling me every half hour
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I don’t trip on that much. I just like to enjoy life and be happy.  (Roy Ayers Quotes) I always had this energy level that made me want to come to New York  (Roy Ayers Quotes) It’s a wonderful feeling just being in this creative motif  (Roy Ayers Quotes) DJs and people in the street know what they like  (Roy Ayers Quotes) I was being an artist, being sensitive and technical as artists are. I’m sure Leonardo Da Vinci did that. Artists don’t always feel the same as others feel about their work  (Roy Ayers Quotes) I don’t think I’m really so unique. If every black person looked at their life they would quickly discover that they have been influenced by every type of music prevalent in America  (Roy Ayers Quotes) I couldn’t get my album played over the so-called smooth jazz stations. Jazz stations would not play it. You don’t always know who you’re making that soul connection with  (Roy Ayers Quotes) I was with PolyGram; that was the big label that I was with for the longest, like 12 years  (Roy Ayers Quotes) I’d definitely love to play in Nashville again. That would be really good  (Roy Ayers Quotes) I’m celebrating my 40th year in show business this year  (Roy Ayers Quotes) People are always defining and re-defining music. My style of playing has been characterized as smooth jazz and acid jazz. I listen as I play; I’m not caught up in defining the type of music I play  (Roy Ayers Quotes) People in England were coming up to me, saying, my mother and father turned me on to your music. This happened to me 20 years ago. When I was 40 they were saying that  (Roy Ayers Quotes) What we call soul has been around a long time. It comes out of a particular culture that is African in origin, but influenced by 250 years of slavery, as well as other forms of racial oppression  (Roy Ayers Quotes) When I was recording from 70 to 82, I always played piano and laid the tracks down. But I used to talk to the other musicians while the track was playing  (Roy Ayers Quotes) The true beauty of music is that it connects people. It carries a message, and we, the musicians, are the messengers  (Roy Ayers Quotes) Back in the day, I used to be in the studio recording 20 hours a day. And that was all of the time. I still record a lot of hours, but I don’t go as long as I used to.  (Roy Ayers Quotes) Having good health, being able to breathe and be happy, that’s one of the most beautiful gifts. On top of that, I have the gift to play music and make people happy through that. I’m just telling you from my heart, I’m so in love with life.  (Roy Ayers Quotes) I was being an artist, being sensitive and technical as artists are. I’m sure Leonardo Da Vinci did that. Artists don’t always feel the same as others feel about their work.  (Roy Ayers Quotes) Only a certain number of people go to a store over the period of a year. When a person sees my record on the shelf, it eliminates someone else’s record from being sold. It’s about continuing to try to find new ways to sell records.  (Roy Ayers Quotes) I don’t like rap that you can’t understand. The youth is so quick and alert.  (Roy Ayers Quotes) It’s a wonderful feeling just being in this creative motif  (Roy Ayers Quotes) Soul has no musical geographical or racial boundaries  (Roy Ayers Quotes) The true beauty of music is that it connects people  (Roy Ayers Quotes) I think music all the time  (Roy Ayers Quotes) A lot of the hip hop artists don’t write music. They write words  (Roy Ayers Quotes) You grow and learn a lot about the industry and what happens behind closed doors over the years  (Roy Ayers Quotes) Having good health, being able to breathe and be happy, that’s one of the most beautiful gifts. On top of that, I have the gift to play music and make people happy through that. I’m just telling you from my heart, I’m so in love with life  (Roy Ayers Quotes) The majors, they have to control the distribution, the record outlets, the radio and, in some cases, even the venues. And downloading and pirating have also put pressure on the majors  (Roy Ayers Quotes) Only a certain number of people go to a store over the period of a year. When a person sees my record on the shelf, it eliminates someone else’s record from being sold. It’s about continuing to try to find new ways to sell records  (Roy Ayers Quotes) Now I get exposure first with people directly in the clubs. This is a unique situation for me  (Roy Ayers Quotes)
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