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Last updated 12/8/2021 at 11:05am

OK, first I need to say that my father was a professional musician (piano). Why is that important? Because musicians, at least several dozen I met or worked with over the years, were all completely crazy. It helps to set the table.

What do I mean? Let’s start with punctuality. Very few musicians have any sense of time. (Note, as opposed to a sense of time, all musicians have a very developed sense of timing.) After all, keeping time is one of the most important things that musicians do when playing music.

Now the driving force of most any band is the drummer. Sometimes the bass player ca...

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