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Tony Visconti – 10 Quotes

 

10 Quotes by Tony Visconti

 

When I was five my parents bought me a ukulele for Christmas. I quickly learned how to play it with my father’s guidance. Thereafter, my father regularly taught me all the good old fashioned songs.

– Tony Visconti


Computers have virtually replaced tape recorders.

– Tony Visconti


My dad’s sense of humor was direct and sometimes surreal – his quick wit is well known amongst our family and friends. He raised me on Spike Jones records and W.C. Fields movies, and his sense of humor fell somewhere in between.

– Tony Visconti


My father loved people, children and pets.

– Tony Visconti


Our last jam session was this past Christmas. Dad played his harmonica, mom sang in English and Italian, and I played guitar. I’m so happy that we could share that musical experience for one last time.

– Tony Visconti


No one else in our family was a professional musician so this took an enormous leap of faith on their part.

– Tony Visconti


Today’s recording techniques would have been regarded as science fiction forty years ago.

– Tony Visconti


I could never have a better teacher in those days than my father.

– Tony Visconti


But some great records are are being made with today’s technology and there are still great artists among us. Likewise there are artists today who are so reliant on modern technology, they wouldn’t have emerged when recording was more organic.

– Tony Visconti


Since my teen years I was interested in martial arts.

– Tony Visconti