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Instrumental Quotes

We’ve collected the best Instrumental Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Katrina Adams, Leon Bridges, Shreya Ghoshal, Herbie Hancock, Kirstin Maldonado. Use them as an inspiration.

There were so many people who were instrumental in helping me get better. They say it takes a village, and the tennis community has been my village. That’s why I’ve always felt that I have a responsibility to give back.
I wrote my first song, ‘Conversion’, to this little hip-hop instrumental. I went to an open-mic, plugged my iPod into the P.A., and sang over the beat.
No matter where I go, I actually have a lot of couples coming and telling me that one of my songs was instrumental in strengthening their romance!
I’ve had a life that has taken many interesting paths. I’ve learned a lot from mentors who were instrumental in shaping me, and I want to share what I’ve learned.
I think YouTube has been super instrumental in our success as well, because I think there’s something really important about seeing and hearing what we’re doing.
People don’t learn science in movies. You don’t go to the movies thinking, ‘I hope I learn some quantum mechanics this afternoon.’ But on the other hand, movies are instrumental and influential in getting young people interested in science.
Beyond The Pole‘s Facebook page has been incredibly instrumental in introducing us to new people and to making connections with journalists, cinemas everything.
Growing up, I was listening to a lot of Metallica, a lot of instrumental guitar music because I started out as a guitar player.
DWYCK’ was only intended to be a B-side of ‘Take It Personal,’ because we had done a record with Nice & Smooth for their album, Ain’t a Damn Thing Changed, called ‘Down The Line.’ They were returning the favor with ‘DWYCK,’ being that we let them borrow the ‘Manifest‘ instrumental.
I love doing instrumental records; I love doing that.
Churchill the right-winger has been elevated to a status where you can’t criticise him. People from the time remember him as an imperialist, a hard-right politician, very instrumental in the oppression of Ireland and the attempt to defeat the general strike.
I can never forget my first film – it was instrumental in me becoming an actor.
I think ‘The Color of Money‘ was very instrumental in opening up other opportunities. People started to recognize me as an artist after that film. And then, after I didBird,’ it was more solidified.
On ‘Love Letters‘ I focused exclusively on sung music, creating a collection of songs that directly address heartbreak and its ensuing emotions in a way that instrumental music can only hint at.
The idea that one might use art for ‘instrumental’ reasons tends to set off alarm bells at the heart of the cultural elite, who contend that it’s not a pill, that it shouldn’t be asked to perform some specific function, especially something as egocentric as to ‘cheer you up’ or to ‘make you a more empathetic person.’
While most of the music I write is instrumental, I love to use the human voice as another instrument.
I really hope that with my album, because I have a bit more of a mainstream crossover following, I really hope that I can introduce some new listeners to this world of instrumental music.
Confidence is instrumental to those climbing out of poverty.
The men and women of our armed forces played an instrumental role in the election process – securing polling sites and providing security – that allowed so many Iraqis the opportunity to vote freely for the first time ever.
At the time, ‘Oxygene’ was considered a totallyfar out’ concept… What was ‘in’ at the time was disco, hard-rock, and the early days of punk… and moreover, ‘Oxygene’ was instrumental. And I was French!
As a guitar player, playing instrumental music is a blast.
Sometimes I’ll be in an elevator and I’ll hear a corny instrumental version of ‘Light My Fire.’
I did record a bunch of stuff, but the thing that usually stops me from doing that is that I’m a terrible singer. I made a bunch of instrumental music, and it feels really good, but just as a singer, I’m not good.
The first song we ever performed, actually, was an instrumental, which says a lot about how shy we are.
Sidney Poitier and Sidney Lumet were instrumental in helping me get started as the first black composer to get name credit for movie scores.
In addition to the clean coal provisions, the energy conference agreement contains provisions instrumental in helping increase conservation and lowering consumption.
Treasures are no longer to be got by instrumental art.
Clara Schumann
Instrumental music can spread the international language.
When I met Zaeden, I bonded well with him he had an instrumental piece ready so we worked on it, composed, and added lyrics. Then we came up up with this EDM-Bollywood fusion.
I remember a couple of instrumental albums, just don’t ask the names.
Jim Sullivan
As a musician, as a horn player, sometimes I even get bored listening to all instrumental music.
I did an instrumental jazz album. That was my first album.
Tom Curren
When you’re talking about your own music every day, listening to bands, going to festivals, you can kind of lose sight of your initial connection with music. Instrumental music – especially jazz – helps me refocus.
The traditional family has an intrinsic as well as an instrumental value, and that is the real reason so many conservatives defend it.
Writing songs, especially with the instrumental stuff, it’s difficult.
I usually listen to surf music, not much instrumental music, and when I was younger I listened to jazz.
The song that’s affected me the most profoundly is probably Michael Jackson‘s ‘Thriller,’ or, more specifically, the couple seconds of instrumental break before Vincent Price startsrapping.’
My agent Sue realised after ‘Cold Feet‘ that I could have spent the rest of my life doing similar roles. So she was instrumental in moving me away from that.
All my real heroes made instrumental albums. All my own career has been spent playing in bands, but I never forgot that dream of what inspired me to pick up the guitar in the first place.
I’ve always had creative freedom. Instrumental rock wasn’t really a genre, but the success of ‘Surfing With the Alien‘ legitimized my approach.
I’m not a sports fan, but I remember watching highlights with post-rock guitar instrumental music over these slow-motion shots of football players. It’s triumphant, and it’s emotional, and that’s what sports are for.
Being a purely instrumental album, it makes a musical statement, not a religious one, and I hope that people can feel the emotion of the great melodies, even without the words.
‘The Beatles‘ did whatever they wanted. They were a collection of influences adapted to songs they wanted to write. George Harrison was instrumental in bringing in Indian music. Paul McCartney was a huge Little Richard fan. John Lennon was into minimalist aggressive rock.

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