[Dixielandjazz] Kenny G Inventor of Smooth Jazz? was ranking

Steve barbone barbonestreet at earthlink.net
Sat Jan 22 12:40:16 PST 2005

TCASHWIGG at aol.com quoted Kash:
>KASH <jim at kashprod.com> writes:

>Most of my U.S. slang has been frozen in time from basically the date I left
>the U.S. 38 yrs ago.  If we use the slang version of "rank" the way I
>remember it, we could easily say that Kenny G is rank.  No need for a

TOM ANSWERED (polite snip)

Now that simply would not be fair   JIM:   :))
If it were not for Kenny "G"   inventing "SMOOTH JAZZ"   :))
We would not have any Jazz on the Commercial Radio Stations today.   :))
--------- end snip

Yo Adrian: (as Rocky, another famous Philadelphian would say)

Smooth jazz was invented by fellow Philadelphia reed player, Grover
Washington, Jr. Kenny G is merely the pretender who made it very popular
among the mass audience.

Kind of like what the ODJB did to Buddy Bolden. ;-) VBG

Same old stuff, different day. :-) VBG

Steve Barbone

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