DEXTER GORDON - Body and Soul

Craigslist Ad

Craigslist Ad:

We are a small & casual restaurant in downtown Vancouver and we are looking for solo musicians to play in our restaurant to promote their work and sell their CD. This is not a paying job, but only for special events which will eventually turn into a nightly event if we get positive response. More Jazz, Rock, & smooth type music, around the world and mixed cultural music. Are you interested to promote your work? Please reply back ASAP.

A Musician’s Reply:

Happy new year! I am a musician with a big house looking for a restauranteur to come to my house to promote his/her restaurant by making dinner for me and my friends. This is not a paying job, but only for special events which will eventually turn into a nightly event if we get a positive response. More fine dining & exotic meals and mixed Ethnic Fusion cuisine. Are you interested to promote your restaurant? Please reply back ASAP.

We’re Getting the Band Back Together

From the wisdom of Chris - Pt. 2

A guy calls the musician’s guild to get a quote on a six piece band for a wedding. The rep says “Off the top of my head, about two thousand dollars”. He says “WHAT? FOR MUSIC?” The rep responds “I’ll tell you what: call the plumbers’ union and ask for six plumbers to work from 6 to 12 o’clock on a saturday night. Whatever they charge you, we’ll play for half.” “I get your point” he said…

Check out Part 1.

UPCOMING

Saxophonquartett VIERUNG

Fr., 25.03.2011, 20:00 in der St. Marien-Kirche, Schulstr. 8, 24881 Nübel

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