Benny Carter

Benny Carter

Legendary jazz musician
And you know, Doc Cheatham could play saxophone too. A lot of people don't know about that. There's also someone down at the University of Miami who made a big-band recording in which he played all the parts, except for the drums.More Benny Carter quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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.More Benny Carter quotes [05/30/2012 03:05:48]
Get up from the piano ... Oscar is in the house. Who wants to be at the piano when Oscar is there? Find something else to do.More Benny Carter quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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.More Benny Carter quotes [05/30/2012 03:05:55]
And you know, Doc Cheatham could play saxophone too. A lot of people don't know about that. There's also someone down at the University of Miami who made a big-band recording in which he played all the parts, except for the drums.More Benny Carter quotes [05/30/2012 03:05:30]

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