Whitney Balliett

Whitney Balliett

The brilliant explosion known as Benny Goodman went off in 1935, and it hasnĀ“t gone out yet.More Whitney Balliett quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A critic is a bundle of biases held loosely together by a sense of taste.More Whitney Balliett quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Critics are biased, and so are readers. (Indeed, a critic is a bundle of biases held loosely together by a sense of taste.) But intelligent readers soon discover how to allow for the windage of their own and a critic's prejudices.More Whitney Balliett quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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