[Dixielandjazz] Big Bands

Randy Fendrick jfendrick at bak.rr.com
Fri Dec 3 15:12:24 PST 2004

Same thing has happened to me, but what is better is they could get a 
rock or country group and the group pays them.
Where did we go wrong?
On Dec 3, 2004, at 3:03 PM, Robert S. Ringwald wrote:

> A couple of months ago a man from a retired men's group called The 
> Sirs, heard The Boondockers, (our jazz and comedy band).  They wanted 
> to hire us for a Christmas luncheon.  I gave them a price of $100 per 
> man, 7 pieces. Since this was an afternoon short gig, I felt that it 
> was fair.
> I spoke with him later.  He said that it was too expensive for his 
> group. They got a 16 piece big band for less money.
> --Bob Ringwald
> Placerville, CA USA
> http://www.theboondockers.com
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Randy Fendrick,
Southside Chicago Seven
Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra

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