[Norton AntiSpam]RE: [JPL] No mercy: Hajdu on Kenton
RSIMPSON at sbu.edu
Sun Dec 11 01:07:46 EST 2011
Understood, Ed. Points well taken. -- Rick
From: jazzproglist-bounces at jazzweek.com [jazzproglist-bounces at jazzweek.com] On Behalf Of EdBride at aol.com [EdBride at aol.com]
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All well and good, but Hajdu's article is a new one, criticizing the music
(and perhaps more on-point, the person) of three to five decades ago. As an
acknowledged historian, his piece was certainly rife with non-objective,
emotional opinion. The point is: it is opinion, one should not confuse this
In a message dated 12/10/2011 10:11:29 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
louisx at myfairpoint.net writes:
I reviewed music for my college newspaper back in the stone age. When I
read my OWN stuff now I think "What the HELL was I hearing back then?"
of my current favorite recordings now is one I lambasted back then.
Criticism is what it is -- an emotional reaction at a particular time --
no more. The older I get, the less seriously I take it.
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