Facts about Herbie Hancock

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Summary

Herbie Hancock is a famous Musician from USA, he/she is still alive and was born April 12, 1940.

Our collection contains 35 quotes who is written / told by Herbie, under the main topic Dad.

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Famous quotes by Herbie Hancock (35)


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"I think there's a great beauty to having problems. That's one of the ways we learn"
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"It's not the style that motivates me, as much as an attitude of openness that I have when I go into a project"
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"Jazz has borrowed from other genres of music and also has lent itself to other genres of music"
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"One thing I like about jazz is that it emphasized doing things differently from what other people were doing"
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"The music becomes something that is its own entity"
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"When I was in my early teens, I remember coming to the conclusion that your life never ends"
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"You can practice to learn a technique, but I'm more interested in conceiving of something in the moment"
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"Jazz is about being in the moment"
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"I'm always looking to create new avenues or new visions of music"
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"It's not exclusive, but inclusive, which is the whole spirit of jazz"
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"Miles' sessions were not typical of anybody else's sessions. They were totally unique"
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"Nobody told me I was a child prodigy"
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"But, the truth is that everyone is somebody already"
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"One thing that attracted me to Buddhism was the support for this larger vision of values"
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"Getting the Oscar had the biggest impression on me"
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"I think I was supposed to play jazz"
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"Being a musician is what I do, but it's not what I am"
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"Creativity and artistic endeavors have a mission that goes far beyond just making music for the sake of music"
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"Creativity shouldn't be following radio; it should be the other way around"
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"I try to practice with my life"
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"In the past, there's always been one leader that has led the pack to development of the music"
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"It is people's hearts that move the age"
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"Music is the tool to express life - and all that makes a difference"
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"I feel a lot more secure about the directions I take, than I might have, had I not practiced Buddhism"
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"Music happens to be an art form that transcends language"
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"The spirit of jazz is the spirit of openness"
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"The thing that we possess, that machines don't, is the ability to exhibit wisdom"
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"I try stuff. I synthesize what's of value with some of the other things I have at my disposal"
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"I'm always interested in looking forward toward the future. Carving out new ways of looking at things"
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"I've been a religious, spiritual person for a long time"
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"It pulled me like a magnet, jazz did, because it was a way that I could express myself"
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"See, there were certain rules I'd always used, and people like Trane, they would break those rules"
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"Since time is a continuum, the moment is always different, so the music is always different"
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"You would not exist if you did not have something to bring to the table of life"
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"But I have to be careful not to let the world dazzle me so much that I forget that I'm a husband and a father"


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