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Old 04-13-2010, 10:07 PM
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Default Re: Pat Metheny on Kenny G and other Jazz greats

Originally Posted by Deltadrummer View Post
Can I change my answer to descendants?
I liked "A musician has a sacred oath to open up doors for his predecessors" better :) If you squint and turn your head sideways it makes perfect sense, where legacies are given greater meaning when someone carries on the work ...

Originally Posted by Deltadrummer View Post
Now we can get into the fine subtleties of cultivating an audience for the enjoyment of great music, as opposed to marketing. Did Kenny create anew audience or market himself to an audience of muzak listeners?
I think he did. There was clearly a lot of people ready to take up what KG had to offer. Imagine what the world would be like if that many people were primed to hear avant garde music ...
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