April 10, 2004
To the American Chamber of Commerce Group: Hello,
I want to say I had a wonderful time last night at the
meeting at the
Because, so many people seemed very interested
in the topic, they even were thinking about sending me off into different
venues. It was great that I had a forum
to speak with and to say hello and explain a few details why I am here in
I would like to ‘throw’ a few words at you and they are: Pop
Art, Culture, Fine Art, Jazz, Blues, Classical,
I myself have performed in all the types of music above
except Chinese Traditional
So, you see when it comes to music there is so much verity which brings a lot of confusion, but great opportunity for a different types of music.
Anyway, you can go to my website http://greghenrywates.com and listen to
my music, read my essays and reviews, visit my
Here is a wonderful reply from a very intelligent and caring person. Catherine Cheng
Thank you very much for your email. I enjoyed yesterday's party and the conversation with you as well. Indeed, I am happy to know a person like you, who dedicates himself to music and promotes Fine Art
I thought that I am a music lover, but now I have to say, “I am just an ordinary listener.” Thanks to your introduction, at least I know there are so many types of music in this world and I am so uninformed and even with having professional musician friends.
As matter of fact, in
I fully agree with you that real artists should be free to learn and free to create whenever his or her aspiration comes..., whether people likes it or not, the artist himself loves it at least...
Any new fine art may not have a large audience or interested people to buy, but I believe that the fine art is just a mechanism to push the art of music forward and I am sure that you are one of the artists to contribute to this progressiveness.
Insert from Greg, Fine
Art Comes from the need of the rich to make their life’s meaningful. For after the completion of gathering wealth
the rich do not know what to do with their lives so they begin to gather the true
meaning of life which is Fine Art or Pure Thought as put down my the great
artists and philosophers of all time including people like Buddha, Christ,
Gandhi and Shakespeare and others in this world of pure thought, Kant also. So
many of them throughout the ages it is hard to place all of them here,
Nevertheless, the whole society needs the people like you to be educated and learn about the most attractive art in the world, fine art since in today's world, we all need to fulfill our lives with different kinds of human creations including the fine art of music, painting, opera, literature and dance etc., particularly under such materialized social circumstances as terrorism, high unemployment/high divorce/growing suicide rate, religious confliction and even wars etc.
OK, I got to have another meeting, and I’d love to talk to you later..
Also any assistance you may have from us, feel free to let me know