” There’s a lot of music at my fingertips that I can be influenced by. And just because I play a horn, I don’t need to sound, or try to capture, what was happening before me. I can just respect it and learn from it. “


” Music is changing. I’m just doing what I’m doing, and hopefully in the next 20, 30 years, some kids can take what I’m doing and change it again. If the music doesn’t move, then it’s dead. “


” Music should be pushed forward. “


” People get caught up in recreating something, and that actually hurts the genre of music because there’s nothing new. “


” I’ve been playing music since I was four, so it’s part of my life. It’s all I know. It’s just a part of my everyday living. “


” It’s like drinking water. You have to have water every day, and music is like water for me. “


” Hopefully, I can stay around a lot of young musicians and feed off of them. “


” The music always takes us to different places. We’ll just continue to play and see what doors open from there. “


” All New Orleans music is based off dance music, even jazz. “


” We come from New Orleans, so everything is emotional – for, once the music takes over, and we start blowing, we go into a different zone that takes over our whole body. “


” I may be taking a different approach, being a guy leading a band with a trombone, but if you take that out of it and put in a guitar or keyboard, it would be considered funk-rock music. “



All 11 Trombone Shorty Quotes about Music in picture


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Music is changing. I
Music should be pushed forward.
People get caught up in recreating something, and that actually hurts the genre of music because there
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It
Hopefully, I can stay around a lot of young musicians and feed off of them.
The music always takes us to different places. We
All New Orleans music is based off dance music, even jazz.
We come from New Orleans, so everything is emotional - for, once the music takes over, and we start blowing, we go into a different zone that takes over our whole body.
I may be taking a different approach, being a guy leading a band with a trombone, but if you take that out of it and put in a guitar or keyboard, it would be considered funk-rock music.

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