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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000975.txt from 1997/12

From: Bill Hausmann <>
Subj: Re: New Eddie Daniels Rovner
Date: Wed, 24 Dec 1997 16:44:41 -0500

At 05:27 PM 12/23/97 -0800, you wrote:
>Musicans endorse because of the money. They may not like the product,
>but the endorsement sells their music. It's hard to turn down the
>endorsement money but some do, just as some actors refuse oscars.
>Ever see a Steve Reich, John Cage or Ornette Coleman endorse a
>PRODUCT? I'll still hear E. Daniels though.
> Rich Lahrson
I hate to think that people are so amoral that they would endorse a product
of which they did not approve, regardless of the money. They must at least
LIKE the product, and use it at least some of the time (like in live
performance but not recording). Otherwise they are just paid liars, no
better than lawyers. :-) And what would Ornette Coleman or John Cage
endorse anyway -- earplugs?

Bill Hausmann
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