The pianist Cecil Taylor is extremely melodic; the guitarist Derek Bailey is extremely melodic, and Ornette Coleman.
As far as I'm concerned, the essentials of jazz are: melodic improvisation, melodic invention, swing, and instrumental personality.
I play guitar and I love the Beatles and melodic music.
Melodic invention is one of the surest signs of a divine gift.
My music has always been strong in melodic content.
But over a period of time It's the melodic things that are in my head all day.
Sometimes when you're writing on a ukulele, you're in a totally new land, rhythmically or melodically.
I have a very strange melodic gift: melodies come to me effortlessly.
I'm trying to change the root of funk, trying to make it more progressive, more melodic and more lyrically structured.
You have to follow every melodic line, every emotional idea, or you don't get your money's worth.
Women in music have always been associated with pop - with prettiness, theatricality, melodic hooks and dance beats.
I've made three studio albums and one live one with my brother. It's melodic singer-songwriter acoustic-rock music.
Melodic songs that people can relate to has always been our thing.
I've always loved aggressive, hard, noisy, yet melodic bands, and at the same time I've always loved 'Blue' by Joni Mitchell.
I like what I hear other guys doing, but the thing that really attracts me is melodic playing.
I love the ukulele. It's got a beautiful, melodic tone to it. There's something innocent and romantic, and it's just a grand instrument to play.
I was looking for something a lot heavier, yet melodic at the same time. Something different from heavy metal, a different attitude.
I write in a very melodic way, so that will never leave. I think my records will always tend to be approachable.
I wanted to make an album that melodically people can connect to; something that reflects our times and the kinds of difficulties we face.
Music has to be written while people are still excited about a particular melodic or rhythmic sequence. The idea doesn't come out the same if we're not really excited about it.
I just picked up a lot of classic-rock, melodic influence from my mom, music that she listened to, like 10,000 Maniacs, Led Zeppelin, REO Speedwagon and Yes.