The Dark Age of Music: The decline of Music in the last half of the 20th Century

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A BOOK BY GREG HENRY WATERS

THE DEATH OF A MUSICIAN

“A Composer of Art Music and the Dark Age of Music” by Greg Henry Waters

Mark Twain, said, "to do something that no one else did is the real joy of life." This is what I am trying to do.

We have to create a real culture not let the McDonald culture take over. I like gentleness in music.

We need gentleness in the world not force. God is gentle. If music be the voice of God it should be gentle.

This book is dedicated to al the people whom have participated in my life!

Special Thanks to Steve Devitt and Kirsten Borg for thinking the book is important!

Also to my two most important teachers, Bianca Rogge and Alfred Schmielewski! (Yogi Narayana)



 

 

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Write a review of my own book. Let see what I come with? Well, this book started in Canada in 1975 when I was coming to terms with my life as an artist in Canada and dealing with the local musicians. For I had no idea what the music business was like, the purpose of music and its function in society. To this day I do not understand this still. Except people produce music for their own glory and not the glory of music. They want to make a lot of money, become popular, have people look up to them as stars and show their ego to the world. It took me many years to realize that music was a materialistic as a car is or a house, or a phone, or any other product that people produce for life. For me music was the spirit of life, or the cloud in Yoga, or the saints in religion etc. This stills put me at odds with the world besides my many interest in life besides just music: culture, history, composition history of music, harmonic, religion and my place in it which I have learned I do not have a place, war and my place in it, credentials from universities and schools, which can best be viewed at my web site. My interest in Philosophy and what is Philosophy I had so many unanswered Questions. Greg Henry Waters 

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VOCATIONAL GOAL: To be America's best writer and consultant about music and one of the best creative musical artists in the USA!

SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE:

    • Writing and editing for web sites, newspapers, magazines, with emphasis on music, business, technology, and politics.

    • Experience in teaching and business while living and working in the East and West: USA, Canada, Mexico and China.

    • Knowledge of Music: music critic, recording artist, instrumental, composition, arranging, performing, orchestration, harmony, computers, knowledge of yoga and its principles, intellectual curiosity, attention to detail, organization and efficiency, professional musician, composer, conductor and performer.

       

      The Music Show by Greg Waters/New York, NY 10458 TV Productions The Music Show is in a format that will be mostly concerts of chamber music groups in jazz and classical music. We have many musicians lined up to be on the show, but we want to have the same groups on to form a relationship with you also. We create music that you can develop and understanding with.

      The musicians come from the New York Area who supported CMP in its many years of development in presentations of our music in the different concerts settings we provide. In the near future we plan on running a big band jazz festivals featuring the swing, Latin, and modern sounds of instrumental big band jazz.

      Creative Music Productions Inc. is a professional performing arts organization started in 1977 by Mr. Greg Henry Waters to promote contemporary American Music and the Artists of our time in what ever field of music they are in as long as they meet th e peer standards set by the groups and beliefs of CMP with the traditions CMP has been developing in the last 15 years. Again, for further information write Creative Music Productions Inc. 690 E 189th Street #5G, Bronx, NY 10458-6346 Supported in Part/Material for the Arts, The Department of Sanitation, through The Department of Cultural Affairs, NYCCMP Performing groups

      His Reviews from his albums are terrific:

      Greg Waters, Miwaukee native, who
      records in the East and Canada, An exceptionally gifted musician composer.
      Monitor-Herald, Wax Works Waters was unknown to this reviewer, but this
      fine album, Mission, made me really sit up and take notice. Greg is a
      musician of uncommon ability. Bronx News, Highlights in Jazz, Jack
      Kleinsinger.

      Greg Waters' Mission is worth buying without reservation.

      Waters is skilled, distinctive and plays well ordered music. New Sounds, Will

      Smith, Omaha, Neb. Waters' Mission Album stands among such artists as

      Mary Lou Williams, George Russel, Phil Woods, Beaver Harris, Jimmy

      Guiffre and others in this class. Bullets, Detroit Sun.

      Reedman Waters is a
      virtuoso multi- instrumentalist and gifted composer whose music deserves to
      be heard more widely. The Observation Post, Frederic Seasman, New York
      City. Greg Waters' convictions and beliefs in music are uncompromising. In
      Greg's own words, The most important part of music is honesty. That is
      Waters' Mission. After you experience his work we are sure that you will
      agree that Greg Henry Waters is one of today's most constructive new forces
      in the world of music.
       

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