Quote of the Day 1-14-15 (Pat Metheny)

Posted: January 14, 2015 in Music, Quotations
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“When Kenny G decided that it was appropriate for him to defile the music of the man who is probably the greatest jazz musician that has ever lived [Louis Armstrong] by spewing his . . . lame-ass, jive, pseudo-bluesy, out-of-tune, noodling, wimped out, fucked up playing all over one of the great Louis’s tracks . . . he, through his unbelievably pretentious and callous musical decision to embark on this most cynical of musical paths, shit all over the graves of all musicians past and present.”

–Pat Metheny, on Kenny G’s “adding” his own playing to an Armstrong track

(quoted on cracked.com)

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