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Garden City Jazz soirees help to fill a musical void

...to hear performances dedicated solely to the genre, as many larger concerts are an amalgam of types."I'm a working musician, and a lot of times we have to play what we have to play to make money," Gordon explained.But there was a practical...

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ARS blends eclectic musical elements for different sound

...ever." After years with, and occasionally without, the Atlanta Rhythm Section, Mr. Daughtry said the life of a working musician sometimes gets to be a grind. He feels lucky, though, in that he can still find power and pleasure in the band's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/12/mus_461797.shtml
Music
Quirky, perky storyteller Kellie Pickler enjoys success since 'Idol' elimination

...success comes from finding her place in the world, and discovering that place allows her to thrive and survive as a working musician. "Everyone's definition of success is totally different," she said. "And some do define it with trophies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/01/mus_196988.shtml
Music
Longevity is sign of success for hardworking Cheap Trick

...acknowledged that the constant travel and time away from home can be a strain, but said the opportunities that life as a working musician offers make the hardships worthwhile. "I'm having lunch Friday with (Beatles producer) George Martin," he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/29/mus_122094.shtml
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Land offer for museum has no hidden agenda

...Elvis Presley and Graceland. Why should Augusta not do the same thing - capitalize on its own well-known, hard-working musician, James Brown? It could draw thousands of tourists to the area. I felt Bonnie Ruben's suggestion was excellent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/08/op_424705.shtml
Opinion columns | Augusta National Golf Club
Music captivated Augustan at early age

...despite endless drives to gigs and day after day away from home and family, feel fortunate to be living the lives of working musicians. "We do this because we love it," Mr. Arbisi said. "For us, it's all about making the music. As long as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/30/app_293450.shtml
Applause
Pianist has flare for jazz

...this," Mr. Gordon said. "They'll start dancing or lay down on the sidewalk and just listen." Like a lot of working musicians, he's also had his share of drunken hecklers, including one man who urinated on the tire of the truck after he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/27/met_293080.shtml
Metro
'70s star now sings a different tune

...old favorites. If he wants to play a concert for himself, he said, he'll do it in his back yard. "I'm a working musician who's earning a living for his family," he said. Show InformationIn concertWhat: Three Dog Night Revisited...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/04/ent_210828.shtml
Things to Do
Turf War succeeds where others struggle

...public parts of being in a band -- playing shows and writing songs -- represent a very small part of the job of a working musician. Any success the band is currently enjoying is a result of that.That, and one more thing.Turf War might be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2011-03-23/turf-war-succeeds-whe
Applause | Steven Uhles | Things to Do | Pop Rocks
Ditching the label of Southern rock

...pressure was putting out Southern Rock Opera," he said. "The hardest thing now is just accepting that we're working musicians. Sometimes it still feels like this is a side project. Then you realize this is it, This is who we are and this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/17/mus_447600.shtml
Music