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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000588.txt from 1999/01

From: "Scott Morrow" <>
Subj: Re: [kl] Kenny G Concert Review
Date: Wed, 13 Jan 1999 14:10:15 -0500

In my opinion, musicians are perfectly free to make their living playing
or writing whatever music they want; I do not hold their success against
them, and their choice in music does not lessen their talent.

Just because I don't want to listen to their music doesn't mean it is
bad: it is just not for me.

This goes for Kenny G or Benny Goodman or Richard Stoltzman or (insert
ANYONE's name here) or .....

How pompous it would be to suggest that there is only one type of
"acceptable" music!


>From: pollyg@-----. Gulakowski)
>Subject: Re: [kl] Kenny G Concert Review
>Perhaps we should deride the "music" Kenny G plays rather than the
>performer. Then of course, we'd be critising the way composers of
>(you fill in the description) make a living. It's human nature to be
>jealous. I also think CW is yucky but there are some "real" musicians
>mixed in there too, I'll bet. Maybe we could bash that venue for a

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