[Trombone-l] Difference?

Lisa & Patrick Bates plbates at netrover.com
Mon Nov 7 05:13:43 CST 2005

The most obvious answer is getting paid, although a few of us "amateurs" get
paid once in a while. I think (personally) that an amateur plays for the
love of it, while a pro (who may also love it) has to make a living with the
horn, and as a result might have to take gigs that he'd rather not.

Patrick Bates
Bass bone
Chatham Concert Band
Primitive Roots Jazz Band
Occasional Five

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Charles Levine" <chardy2 at totcon.com>
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Subject: [Trombone-l] Difference?

> What's the difference between an amateur and a pro player?

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