[Dixielandjazz] speaking of sparing moments from busy gig schedules

David Richoux tubaman at tubatoast.com
Fri Jun 23 22:01:53 PDT 2006

Ever try doing a web search/ image search on Steve Barbone ? He is  

Amazing...  in the last 30 years I have played in 10 different groups  
all over the world (OKOM and non-OKOM,) been on the radio for over 23  
years, designed all sorts of useful products (as my day job) and I  
have nowhere near the web hits Steve has!

Not that it really matters... but that is what we call "Good PR" or  
"Good Marketing" and that is not a bad thing when you want to make  
money playing old-time jazz ;-)

Dave Richoux
On Jun 23, 2006, at 9:42 PM, bob rubin wrote:

> Steve,
>   That brings me to a question I've had for a long
> time.
>   I just can't imagine how a 70-something musician
> playing and traveling to 160 gigs a year (more
> recently the figure has been given as 200),  has the
> time and energy to not only post here so prolifically,
> but to search the web, it seems daily, for articles,
> reviews, and websites of interest to the rest of us.
> You must have a gem of a wife who handles all the
> errands and chores and paperwork of daily life. Or
> maybe she is happy to have you spending all your time
> at the computer or at gigs and away from her?
>   I have trouble playing twice a week and finding the
> time and energy just to read YOUR many posts.
>   Cheers,
>   bob

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