Famous quote by Ornette Coleman

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Ive never had a relationship with a record executive. I always went to the record company by someone that liked my playi
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"I've never had a relationship with a record executive. I always went to the record company by someone that liked my playing. Then they would get fired, and I'd be left with the record company. And then - because they got fired - the record company wouldn't do anything for me"

- Ornette Coleman

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Ornette Coleman's quote speaks with the instability of the music market and the lack of commitment that record companies have for their artists. He is saying that he has never ever had a direct relationship with a record executive, however rather he has been given the record company by somebody who liked his playing. Sadly, this individual would then get fired, leaving Coleman with the record business but with no assistance. This absence of assistance from the record company is likely due to the truth that the person who brought him there is no longer used. Coleman's quote highlights the precarious nature of the music market and the absence of loyalty that record companies have for their artists. It likewise talks to the value of having a strong network of people who can help an artist get their music out there and provide them with the assistance they require to prosper.

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USA Flag This quote is written / told by Ornette Coleman somewhere between March 19, 1930 and today. He/she was a famous Musician from USA. The author also have 31 other quotes.

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