Thursday, August 18, 2005

The Jazz Music Business

Q: What do you call a jazz musician who doesn't have a girlfriend?
A: Homeless.

Q: What do you say to a jazz musician with a steady job?
A: I'd like fries with that.

I heard these on NPR a couple of days ago. After the chuckles die down, you realize that it's a sad state for such a challenging, intellectually engaging art form to be in.