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Old 03-26-2010, 05:58 AM
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Default Re: Pat Metheny on Kenny G and other Jazz greats

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Originally Posted by Pollyanna View Post
What does that have to do with what's been posted?

Does the existence of Kenny G and the FACT that he is classified as jazz everywhere but in musician circles prevent others from playing music with more substance? Or does all this mean it's now compulsory for us all to play Kenny G music?

It has no real substance when directly compared to anymore actually applying the art form of jazz in a credible sense. To call it jazz diminishes the efforts and contributions of others in my view to lump it all into one.

Leads to the defining lines getting completely blurred as just stated where the real jazz musicians are asked by the general public why don't you play "jazz" {?} music and tunes just like KG? Crazy s....

Sad road...no winners...for those still in the jazz trenches.
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