I have an office and everything, there is a music production diploma on the wall. I have no clue where that came from, but the boss put it up. I suppose that he got it off of the internet or something. He gave me a business card which says that I know what I am doing, which I do because I learned it out on the road. I started working soundboards when I was still in high school. My brother was in a band with a bunch of his friends and they taught me what to do and took me out on the road. They even got me a fake ID in case the police found me working in bars with them. At any rate I kept working the circuits when my brother went to college and then I would play drums, keyboards and bass in a number of bands. I was never really good enough, although that is not saying that I can not play all of those instruments well. You just have to be really good if you want to be a pro.

At any rate I met all sorts of people and I worked for a lot of different bands. Some of them were really good and some of them were really bad. There was some of them that just lived on drama. Sometimes I was the manager and sometimes I was like a den mother. Every band has a dynamic, there are guys who have to be babied and other guys you have to stick your finger in their chest and tell them how it is going to be. Of course they can fire you at any time, so you have to think about that if you care about it. I am sort of missing the road to be honest.

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