Klarinet Archive - Posting 000835.txt from 1996/04
From: "Scott D. Morrow" <SDM@-----.EDU>
Subj: Re: Amateur players and paying gigs -- a little mean here ;)
Date: Mon, 29 Apr 1996 15:30:21 -0400
> Here we go again with these misrepresentations. Since when have
>there been no jazz big-bands because of high musician wages? What a crock.
>Simply put, the demand isn't there among the general public. How many
>people under the age of 40 (most of the night club crowd) would prefer a
>50's Big Band over a rock & roll group doing 60's-80's covers?
I'm under 40. I vote for the Big Band and a big dance floor!
Scott D. Morrow
Department of Biochemistry
School of Hygiene and Public Health
Johns Hopkins University