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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000841.txt from 1996/04

From: Marshall Mentz <mmentz@-----.EDU>
Subj: Re: Amateur players and paying gigs -- a little mean here ;)
Date: Mon, 29 Apr 1996 22:39:02 -0400

On Mon, 29 Apr 1996, Scott D. Morrow wrote:

> >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

Hi. I'm 20 and I'll second the Big Band vote. Just make sure you
throw in 30's and 40's Big Band also. But that's just me. My tastes in
music are a little weird for someone my age. Heck, in high school when
my music teacher told the class to bring in an example of music to
demonstrate monophony, homophony and polyphony, I brought in "Bach Goes
To Town" by Benny Goodman. Well, the teacher loved it. :-)

Marshall- Eagerly waiting for my free Zonda reeds -Mentz

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