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Long ago in a land not so mythical or far away as some would have you believe, certain corporate types over the age of 30 were intent on “engineering” a ‘music scene’ in San Francisco. It came to pass of an evening (in the vicinity of a stage) that a dispute concerning professional practices was resolved when one Bill Graham said to one Frank Zappa, “You’ll never work this town again”. Cut to our current climate under corporocratic rule where it is now possible for a ‘promoter’ (no longer an independent/veteran of city hall wars) to tell an artist (anywhere in the world) “You’ll never work this planet again”. This is real bad news for non-conforming types. Composers (or at least the one I know) are people who dream. They are not your target audience for an ambien-enhanced life sponsorship….



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