Andy Summers Quotes

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Andy Summers Quotes

I was totally into jazz in my teens.
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I am pretty embroiled in moving on and moving forward with music.

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I don't like playing standards. I like to do my own cutting edge work.

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If I'm playing a violin thing, for instance, I tend to respond to that sound with the way I finger.

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I don't have a great nostalgia for the past.

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I actually think I play better now than I've ever played.

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It's been very hard for the guitar as a serious synthesizer to compete with keyboards.

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For me, the guitar synthesizer is a great writing instrument.

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I was totally into jazz in my teens.

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The most obvious thing you can't do with a guitar synthesizer is to really sound like a guitar.

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I like to play with someone who can cover a lot of ground and someone with whom you can discuss the language at a reasonable level; otherwise it gets a bit frustrating.

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I spend a lot of time working as a painter and in my studio I go from upstairs where I paint to downstairs where I play and record, so I get this thing crossing over.

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What you aim for, in the first place, is to be as good as you can possibly be. This is what I do, and I'm going to try to be the best in the world.

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Usually, the best thing is when the band goes to the bar and gets the corner table, we sit there like kings, and then they bring people to us. It's just rock 'n' roll. It's stupid, really.

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As an artist, I move along in my life, into whatever things I'm doing, and I hear things where it's like, "Oh, that'd be a great [song] title! I'll use that!" So I keep a running list of titles on my computer. I've got these words and phrases that just sustained my interest. So I'm a step ahead, really, with the titling!

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Start with the titles, and then build the music that goes with them.

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