[Trombone-l] Difference?

thetubameister at adelphia.net thetubameister at adelphia.net
Mon Nov 7 09:04:50 CST 2005

I would add ratio in as well.  If you're playing for money more often than for free, I would count that.  I do like the "having to take gigs" idea - pretty accure.

However, I'm sure the distinction is not really relevant.  A pro is someone who performs and behaves in a professional manner.


---- Lisa & Patrick Bates <plbates at netrover.com> wrote: 
> 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>
> To: <Trombone-l at server5.samford.edu>
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> > What's the difference between an amateur and a pro player?
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