The Top 40 Quotes About Being In A Band Monday April 4 2022, 10:00 PM
Yona Marie
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The Top 40 Quotes About Being In A Band

Quotes About Band


Attention fellow music geeks! It doesn't matter if you've been in a jazz band, rock band, wedding band, marching band, reggae band, or even a go-go band. We all know what it's like to be a part of a music band. I want to share some of the best quotes I've seen related to being a part of a band. Some quotes will be funny, others will be motivational, and some may be just plain-eye opening.

Feel free to use some of these quotes when talking to your band buddies or teaching a class. It's a good way to break the ice amongst people who often share some of the very same experiences with music and creative performance. I've even thrown in some kid-friendly quotes that you can use to motivate the little ones!

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Funny Quotes About Band


"What's the last thing the drummer said before he got kicked out of the band? 'Hey, I wrote a song.'" - Dave Grohl

"Marching band, the sport for intelligent people." - Severe Heta

"All bands eventually break up because of one or more of the four P's: power, property, prestige, punani." - Dave Mustaine

"There are two kinds of music. Good music, and the other kind." - Duke Ellington

"I'm my own worst critic and I think everyone in the band is a perfectionist." - Adam Jones

Marching band, sacrificing all respect from your peers so that you get to wear funny hats." - Anonymous

"I'm about as privileged as you can get. I'm a white, male, heterosexual frontman of a rock band." - Dan Reynolds 

"Traveling with a big band is like being an inmate in a traveling zoo." - Hoagy Carmichael

"Playing an instrument is its own reward. Cleaning out a spit valve is its own punishment." - Peter James West

"Finding a good band is Iike finding a good wife. You got to keep trying till you find the right one." - Ace Frehley


Inspirational Quotes About Band


"Music is your own experience, your own thoughts, your wisdom. If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn." - Charlie Parker

"Music isn’t just learning notes and playing them, you learn notes to play to the music of your soul." - Katie Greenwood

"Why do we teach music? Not because we expect you to major in music. Not because we expect you to play and sing all your life. Not so you can relax. But so you will be human. So you will recognize beauty. So you will be sensitive. So you will have something to cling to. So you will have more love, compassion, gentleness, more good, in short, more life. Of what value will it be to make a prosperous living unless you know how to live? That is why we teach music." - Unknown

"Just as people need water to drink, people also need music. If it is true music, people will be drawn to it." - Ziggy Marley

"Music is about communication, creativity and cooperation. By studying music in school, students have the opportunity to build on these skills, enrich their lives and experience the world from a new perspective." - President Bill Clinton

"It’s not about perfect, it’s about effort, and when you bring that effort every single day, that’s where transformation happens, that’s how change occurs." - Julián Michaels

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Advice Quotes About Band


“Musicians should never forget that we're blessed. We have a special gift that people can enjoy through us.” - Ed Thigpen

"It's easy to play any musical instrument: all you have to do is touch the right key at the right time and the instrument will play itself." - Johann Sebastian Bach

"If you play an instrument, it makes you a better singer. The more you play, the better you sing, the more you sing, the better you play." - Amy Winehouse

"Instrumentalists can best interpret a work if they sing it to themselves first." - Toscanini

"Some people think music education is a privilege, but I think it's essential to being human." - Jewel

"Early Music training seems to shape the young brain, strengthening the neural connections and perhaps establishing new ones." - Dr. Frances Rauscher

"Don’t play it until you get it right, play it until you can’t play it wrong." - Unknown

"There is no place for fear and music in the same room." - Dr. Cynthia Johnston-Turner

"It takes a long time to sound like yourself" - Miles Davis

"The only really good performance is the one where you make yourself vulnerable, while pushing beyond your familiar comfort zone." - Kim Gordon


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Relatable Quotes About Band


"When you get together in a group, it becomes like a family, with the different personalities and the politics that come with being in a band. It's different than bringing something in by yourself." - Albert Hammond, Jr. 

"A band is as solid as its drummer is." - Joey Kramer 

"No band is special, no player royalty." - Krist Novoselic 

"It's the group sound that's important, even when you're playing a solo. You not only have to know your own instrument, but you must also know the others and how to back them up at all times. That's jazz." - Oscar Peterson.

"For me performing has a lot to do with being fearless." - Kim Gordon

"The regular rhythm and upbeat tunes of military music or marching bands positively affect your mood even if you don't actually 'enjoy' listening to it." - Liz Miller

"Few occupations pass the solitary hours more fruitfully than the playing of a musical instrument." - Stephen Hough

"The guitar is the easiest instrument to play and the hardest to play well."- Andres Segovia

"If I don’t practice one day, I know it; two days, the critics know it; three days, the public knows it." - Jascha Heifetz

"You learn how to compromise and you learn how to read each other. Honestly, being in a band with two guys has prepared me so much for when it's time for me to get married!" - Hillary Scott

Quotes About Band For Kids 


"Music is life. That’s why our hearts have beats." - Morgan

"It's hard to sing really well when you're playing an instrument." - Jay Watson

"Music is a more potent instrument than any other for education because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the soul." - Plato

"When words fail music speaks." - "Irena Huang

"Life seems to go on without effort when I am filled with music." - George Eliot

"Music is the strongest form of magic." - Marilyn Manson

"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain." - Bob Marley

"Music is a weapon in the war against unhappiness." - Jason Mraz

The future belongs to young people with an education and the imagination to create." - Barack Obama

"If music be the food of love, play on." - William Shakespeare

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