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Bobby McFerrin's Profile

Brief about Bobby McFerrin: By info that we know Bobby McFerrin was born at 1950-03-11. And also Bobby McFerrin is American Musician.

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The true musician is to bring light into people's hearts.

Tags: Bring, Light, True

It's not that I don't love the song. My songs are like my children: some you want around and some you want to send off to college as soon as possible.

Tags: Children, Love, Off

Part of our responsibility as parents, as adults, is to set examples for children. But we have to like children in order to be really happy fulfilled adults.

Tags: Children, Happy, Parents

But, if there's any aspect of my career that needs attention, it's writing.

Tags: Attention, Career, Writing

I do a lot of performing, but don't get a chance to go to the studio and write good music.

Tags: Chance, Good, Music

I don't want anything to get in the way of me and my singing. I want my mind as clear as possible.

Tags: Mind, Possible, Singing

I grew up in a time when being a musician and learning to be a musician was actually very wonderful.

Tags: Learning, Time, Wonderful

I have a lot of albums yet to do.

Tags: Albums

I like to use the audience as my color palette, my instrument.

Tags: Audience, Color, Instrument

I played piano as a kid; I still play a little bit.

Tags: Bit, Kid, Played

I prepared five songs, I sang them, and he hired me. I started working about a month later at the piano bar.

Tags: Songs, Started, Working

I want to write a book of poetry, as well as children's stories.

Tags: Book, Children, Poetry

My biggest musical influences are probably my parents.

Tags: Biggest, Musical, Parents

My father was a very disciplined singer who worked hard at his craft, and I was around that growing up.

Tags: Father, Growing, Hard

I did the one concert, and I was not bitten by the conducting bug, and I thought I was done, but then the phone started to ring, and gradually, over time, I started conducting more and more. Now a third of my performances are with orchestras.

Tags: Done, Thought, Time

I like a very dark house, just black. I sit there and just think. Once I'm still and quiet inside, I'll begin. It's very personal; it has to be. One song may be Bach, the next blues, a song from TV, or a nursery rhyme or jazz piece.

Tags: Black, Dark, May

I'd actually been making my living as an organist with bands since I was probably 15 or 16 years old, and then as a senior in high school I put together a jazz quintet called The Bobby Mack Jazz Quintet.

Tags: Living, School, Together

If I can bring joy into the world, if I can get people to stop thinking about their pain for a moment, or the fact the tomorrow morning they're going to get up and tell their boss off... then I'll be successful.

Tags: Morning, Pain, Successful

Miles Davis turned his back to the audience when he came out on stage, and he offended people. But, he wasn't there to entertain; he was all about the music. I kind of do that.

Tags: Audience, Music, Stage

Seriously though, my father was the first African American to sign a contract with the Metropolitan Opera so I grew up with classical music and jazz in the home all the time.

Tags: Home, Music, Time