The life of this working player continues to be much the same, other than I am currently employing an additional strategy to my conventional repertoire. From my e-flurries of yesterday:
"Very quick response to be followed: since I said the Milwaukee show was too large, I'm assuming this is the debut show for the 3 piece KC?
Let me be clear, we WILL do a club date. This is necessary for the quality of the group's performance after a period away from live shows. I really hope that my patience & will are not tried on this, because my patience is low right now & my determination is engaged".
This second paragraph is in response to the concerns of a promoter who doesn't want us to play a club warm-up date: it might impact on ticket sales to the "proper" shows. My suggestion implies it is better for the promoter to suffer chagrin than the group's performance be compromised.
And an unsolicited comment from a pal at the London show:
"Myself & my brother-in-law (who also thoroughly enjoyed the London gig) were standing behind the woman mentioned in the guestbook who brought out an array of percussion devices from a large holdall to 'accompany' Adrian's solo spot - a very bizarre experience - though she did at least bang along in time to the tune...".
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