Gary Lucas - Quotes

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To make the bloody thing talk the way I do when I'm on a verbal roll, in my idioms and rhythms.

To make the bloody thing talk the way I do when I'm on a verbal roll, in my idioms and rhythms.

The ability and desire to transform the mundane materials at hand that we both bring into the collaboration well beyond the sum total of the parts - to birth a new baby neither of us could claim single parentage of. ---->>>

I don't think so, in so far as I always aspired to play the way I do now but just couldn't get the sounds out always due to technical limitations - now I can pretty much play what I hear in realtime. ---->>>

Maybe its a case of one guitar feeling a certain way to the hands that makes one subsequently move differently over the strings, but my intent is always to wring the maximum emotional resonance out of the object in hand. ---->>>

I actually spend very little time listening to any new music. ---->>>

While I shared many of the same emotions Bill describes, in no way did my experience ever degenerate into the grimness I find in his book - I didn't have to live with Don, and I think that made a big big difference. ---->>>

I have to plead basic ignorance of most new jazz artists here. ---->>>

I have no doubt that there are great people about though... the thing of it is, nothing to this day moves me like classical music (Debussy, Vaughn Williams). ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 06-20, 1952
Occupation: Musician

Gary Lucas is an American guitarist who was a member of Captain Beefheart's band. He formed the band Gods and Monsters in 1988. Lucas has collaborated with Leonard Bernstein, Jeff Buckley, John Cale, Nick Cave, Chris Cornell, David Johansen, and Lou Reed He has also worked with Billy Bang, Richard Barone, The Dark Poets, Kristin Diable, DJ Spooky, Dr (wikipedia)