[Dixielandjazz] Unwritten rules??/
Wed, 11 Sep 2002 12:50:17 EDT
In a message dated 11/9/02 08:48:18, email@example.com writes:
<< >. . . your band is booked at a local country club. It pays $100 per man,
>and is a very nice gig!! Everything is going great, the band is cookin'!
>During the last break, you find the manager and let him know you've enjoyed
>the gig, and you hope he'll call you again, so you hand him your card, and
>he informs you that one of your sidemen just gave him HIS card, and
>suggested he call HIM the next time if he wanted a band since he, too, has
>a band. >>
>What would YOU do?? Is this an ethical thing for a sideman to do? Would you
>hire that sideman again for another gig?
I am not a band leader but should a similar thing happen to me e.g. someone I
had taken to a gig to help me sell CDs turned to the promoter and offered
his/her services as a CD salesperson I would Never take him/her anywhere
again and I would make sure that everyone I dealt with knew that he/she was a
two-faced bastard who could be relied upon to stab friends in the back and as
such was not worthy of any form of trust!