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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000591.txt from 1997/12

From: Josh-Boy <joshcole@-----.Edu>
Subj: Re: Kenny G
Date: Thu, 11 Dec 1997 19:43:04 -0500

> In today's "Amusement Business" I see that two Kenny G concerts in Mexico
> City on Nov 17 & 18 grossed $549,369. Whatever our beliefs of him as an
> artist - he can afford not to care.

Yes, he can afford not to care what we think of him as a musician.
Personally, if a large group of people thought I was a bad musician, and
they were even semi-credible, I would care!! As a musician, I play
because I love music. And I play clarinet because I love the clarinet. I
do not, would not, or could not play just for money. (Of course, I'm not
GOOD enough yet to play for money... :) ). I play for the love of the
music, not for the love of green.
A question: Is that how the world sees K.G? As amusement? :)
Sorry, I had to ;)

Joshua Coleman

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