[Dixielandjazz] Money and Jazz
barbonestreet at earthlink.net
Mon Oct 25 19:46:24 PDT 2004
Tom Wiggins wrote: (polite snip)
> A Five to Seven piece Dixieland Band around here gets about $350.00 for a
> three hour gig once a week if they are lucky, the bartender makes more than
> in tips plus his salary.
> What bothers me the most is when I hear them bragging that they have had the
> gig for ten or fifteen years. Mind you this is a good band, many others make
Reminds me of the new T Shirt that "The Jazz Store is Selling:
But I'm in a band!
There is no %@$$%^&@#@&X excuse for not making decent money in OKOM. NONE.
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