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So...Nigel Kennedy withdraws from a signed gig. In this case, I think he was completely correct. https://www.udiscovermusic.com/classical-news/nigel-kennedy-cancels-classic-fm-concert/ and https://www.thestrad.com/news/nigel-kennedy-pulls-out-of-royal-albert-hall-concert-citing-musical-segregation/13663.article Literally, classicfm said no we don't want you because you want to play a small, lyrical piece - likely an encore - that might not be "understood" by our target audience???? Even the orchestra acceded to his wishes for no conductor for his main piece. I don't get this at all. Full disclosure: I have become a jimi hendrix fan as I heard others play his work on different stringed instruments. I would love to see a Nigel cover of this... and and