Benny Carter Quotes


4 Benny Carter quotes:



"At my age, I realize that my most precious possession is time, and I've got too much unfinished work to do to spend even a minute talking about myself."
"Leonard Feather... was the one who arranged for me to come to London to work for the BBC, and we remained friends until Leonard passed away in 1994."
"I didn't know Charlie Parker well, but I spent some time with him, and he was articulate and well-spoken with a lot of curiosity about music and the world. But the only way he seems to be depicted is as a junkie. And that's not the full picture."
Author: Carter Quotes Category: Curiosity Quotes
"In all honesty, I think I just played what I felt was right for me. And I think I would have done the same thing, even if I'd been born later, when Charlie Parker was influencing everybody. The truth is, I never gave it much thought. I just played what I had to play."



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