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Sometimes you have to play a long time to be able to play like yourself
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"Sometimes you have to play a long time to be able to play like yourself"

- Miles Davis

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In this quote, jazz legend Miles Davis is expressing the idea that real proficiency and uniqueness in music (or any ability) requires time and commitment. He suggests that it is not enough to merely mimic others or follow a set formula, however rather one should put in the effort to establish their own special style and sound. This requires perseverance and determination, as it may take years of practice and experimentation to truly find one's own voice. Davis is stressing the value of credibility and self-expression in art, and the idea that it can not be hurried or forced, however rather must be cultivated gradually.

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Miles Davis This quote is written / told by Miles Davis between May 26, 1926 and September 26, 1991. He was a famous Musician from USA. The author also have 12 other quotes.

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