[Dixielandjazz] (no subject)

Robert S. Ringwald ringwald@calweb.com
Thu, 12 Sep 2002 17:35:08 -0700

 ----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill Gunter" <jazzboard@hotmail.com>
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Sent: Thursday, September 12, 2002 4:54 PM
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>Bill Gunter wrote:

> Consider:
> Bob Romans posed the hypothetical situation:
> ----> the Romans scenario
> . . 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,
> suggested he call HIM the next time if he wanted a band since he, too, has
> band.
> What would YOU do?? Is this an ethical thing for a sideman to do? Would
> you hire that sideman again for another gig?
> -----> end of Romans scenario
> THAT is the situation I've been talking about.

As Gunter states, Roman's questions are:

1.  Is this an ethical thing for a sideman to do?

The answer is simply NO.

2.  Would you hire this sideman again?

Simply put, NO.

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