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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000798.txt from 1998/04

From: "Jason Hsien" <jasonavhs@-----.com>
Subj: Re: re:Eddie D.
Date: Wed, 15 Apr 1998 21:07:44 -0400

-----Original Message-----
From: Bill Hausmann <bhausman@-----.com>

|At 03:49 PM 4/15/98 -0700, Jason Hsien wrote:
|>-----Original Message-----
|>From: Bill Hausmann <bhausman@-----.com>
|>
|>|At 09:03 AM 4/15/98 EDT, you wrote:
|>|>
|>|>In a message dated 4/14/98 7:38:48 PM, you wrote:
|>|>
|>|><<Sort of the Kenny G. of the clarinet?>>
|>|>
|>|>Is that supposed to be a COMPLIMENT?!?
|>|>
|>|Not unless you LIKE the fact that you can buy just one of his albums and
|>|listen to it over and over, PRETENDING it is a different one each time.
|>:-)
|>
|>Someone's the Kenny G of the Clarinet? Well... I _SUPPOSE_ if whoever
wrote
|>that _LIKED_ Kenny G music and also _LIKED_ whoever this "Kenny G of the
|>clarinet", then it is a compliment... (This'd better not be about Benny.)
|>
|Check the subject line. Eddie D is the target of the slur. I'd never dis
|Benny (except maybe in reference to his classical playing). In jazz, Benny
|is a GOD!

Whoop! Heh heh heh heh heh... ::sneaks off into a corner::

Okay, then I guess I can kind of understand how the original guy meant.
Eddie is a good clarinetist, but way too overhyped, just like Kenny G.

-Jason

   
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