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Miroslav Vitous

Czechoslovakian,  Musician
Total Quotes : 23
Very Engaged Putting

I am touring in Europe. I am putting together a trio and a quartet. I am playing solo concerts with my symphonic sounds. I am very much engaged back to playing and recording and everything.

- Miroslav Vitous

Studying Which Rhythms

I continued studying by myself in the field of jazz with my own technique of improvisation, walking bass lines, rhythms, all kinds of stuff, which I created for myself.

- Miroslav Vitous

More Role Needed

I am more of a solo bass player and he needed somebody who would keep the role.

- Miroslav Vitous

New Staying Chick

I actually met Chick Corea in New York, where I was staying with a bass player friend.

- Miroslav Vitous

Product Still Musical

I had a vision how it should sound and I put all my knowledge into this product and it is a fantastic product. People still tell me that I have the best musical thing there.

- Miroslav Vitous

Back Year Hundred

But I have returned to one hundred percent playing this year. I am fully back to playing full time.

- Miroslav Vitous

I Am Me Deeply

I am a Slavic musician and it is deeply inside of me.

- Miroslav Vitous

Very Took High Level

I took it very seriously and got very far with it. I was pretty much on a high level when I arrived.

- Miroslav Vitous

Three About Died

I basically started playing violin at the age of six. That lasted about three years because my previous teacher died and the second teacher didn't really know how to successfully get me going.

- Miroslav Vitous

Which Albums Main Thing

The main thing that those two albums have in common aside from my music, which of course, a sense of it, you can recognize, it is that the bass on Infinite Search was playing much, much less like a bass.

- Miroslav Vitous

Very Edit Could

I was very much fascinated with the technology we had that we could edit in the computer our compositions, but all the sounds that were available on the market were crap.

- Miroslav Vitous

Back Now Anymore

So I am one of those bass players who can do something and musically, it was back then and now it is even more, if you noticed on the new album, I am not playing all the time anymore.

- Miroslav Vitous

Everybody High Level

There is no roles. No one is keeping any roles. The drummer is also answering everybody and everything. So it is a constant conversation and communication between musicians on an extremely high level with extremely valuable material, motifs, and melodies.

- Miroslav Vitous

Play Week Broke

Miles Davis had me play and he hired me the following week and after that, everything broke wide open.

- Miroslav Vitous

Still Which Set

I did extensive, extensive recordings and made a classical CD-ROM set, which is still on the market. For ten years, it was by itself as the cream of the crop of samples.

- Miroslav Vitous

Doing Jazz Play

So our ears got used to listening to jazz in the place that it was that the bass player could not play. No one really realized it and really addressed it until the bass players who could play their instrument came along and started doing something with it.

- Miroslav Vitous

Play Fact Based

So the whole basis for jazz music is based on the fact that the bass player could not play his instrument.

- Miroslav Vitous

Reasons Huge Difference

They taught us because they wanted to pass the knowledge on and educate young musicians. It was not because they had to teach because they failed as musicians. There is a huge difference in the reasons why someone is teaching and what they can offer and what they cannot offer.

- Miroslav Vitous

Money Purpose Schools

The money in the schools overpowers the principles of the purpose.

- Miroslav Vitous

Pretty Here Before

I was pretty much prepared because I was already playing in extremely good ways when I arrived from Europe because I played jazz four or five years before I arrived here.

- Miroslav Vitous