[Dixielandjazz] Unwritten rules??/
Thu, 12 Sep 2002 18:33:53 +0000
Randy Milan writes (and write well):
>I guess I agree with most of the crowd here. This philosophy:
>FACTS OF LIFE:
>No job is permanent
>Nobody has a "right" to a gig
>Nobody has a "right" to a job
>A job is worth only what someone is willing to do it for.
>In a free competitive society a person with a service or a product is
>FREE TO ADVERTISE IT.
>Would get you kicked out of the band I was running if you did it to me.
>Sure go ahead and promote your band. No one disagrees with that. But do
>it on my time and you are gone and will never be asked back.
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And none of you view this position as arbitrary and dictatorial?
When I am a sideman on one of your gig just how much of my soul have I sold
to you? I don't think I have sold my freedom to give someone a card. I
don't even think it's something that can be sold!
Bill "Here's my card" Gunter
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