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no, he doesn’t like him either

Not long ago, Kenny G put out a recording where he overdubbed himself on top of a 30+ year old Louis Armstrong record, the track “What a Wonderful World”. With this single move, Kenny G became one of the few people on earth I can say that I really can’t use at all – as a man, for his incredible arrogance to even consider such a thing, and as a musician, for presuming to share the stage with the single most important figure in our music.

— Pat Metheny on Kenny G.

The most depressing parenthetical phrase yet written

The boom in Muskoka over the past decade and a half has produced one of the world’s largest concentrations of wealthy vacationers, whose ranks include captains of industry, movie stars, superstar musicians (Kenny G arrives by float plane), lottery winners, millionaire sports figures and, according to local gossip, a few well-heeled crooks.

There’s gold in them woods, Globe & Mail, 4 August 2007.