“So What”

Jazz musicians sometimes drift off to the back of the stage and smoke cigarettes when it’s not their turn to play.

Follow up to the previous post, to establish a steel guitar connection. Jazz musicians sometimes drift off to the back of the stage and smoke cigarettes when it’s not their turn to play. Doesn’t happen much in country music. Why? Because jazz fans are so much more musically sophisticated than country fans. They come out to hear music, not necessarily to watch a “show”. So, good luck with all that Dorian mode shit you’ve been working on – nobody’s gonna get it.

Author: Cal Sharp

Nashville pedal steel guitarist for over 30 years. Credits include Stonewall Jackson, Little Jimmy Dickens, Red Sovine, Faron Young, Ernest Tubb, Ray Price, Johnny Russell, George Fox, Vern Gosdin, Del Reeves, Gilley's, the Palomino Club and a few others. Retired from the road, playing sessions and clubs locally. I also develop websites, like this one and other music-related sites. Contact me if you need a website. Email: cal at caligraphics dot net or fill out the contact form. http://www.caligraphicsdesign.com/contact/

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