Compatible Quotes: The Piano

I think one of the best things you can do, no matter what you play, is to take up piano. Music is based on chord changes and harmonies, and you can get ’em more out of an instrument like piano, where you can hear all the notes at once. —Zoot Sims

To me, the piano in itself is an orchestra. –Cecil Taylor

I believe in using the entire piano as a single instrument capable of expressing every possible musical idea. –Oscar Peterson 

When you look at the keyboard, all the notes are there already. But if you mean a note enough, it will sound different. You got to pick the notes you really mean. –Thelonious Monk

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