Day 9 and going strong! This is a traveling picture from "the backseat" . I had a Gig this morning with the KSO in Greeneville. And, instead of riding the bus, a few of us carpooled. What do musicians do on the way to a gig? Work, of course! It was like a mobile office in that car. I bet some of you are wondering what a "Gig" is. Well a "Gig" is is a Paid Job. In this context, it is a paid musical job. You can play music for people and at remote locations but, it's only a "Gig" … [Read more...]
Help The KSO!
I just got this note in my e-mail from the KSO fan group on Facebook: from the KSO Executive Director, Rachel Ford: The KSO needs your help. We are mobilizing in an effort to support restoring the KSO’s County Grant funding. In the 2010 budget released yesterday by Knox County Mayor Mike Ragsdale, the Knoxville Symphony is set to receive only $6,790 in community agency grant funding—down from $43,438 last year. As you may have heard, several other cultural agencies that have received … [Read more...]