Sunday, October 3, 2010
So I am presently in New York with a few days off. The tour has been and continues to be quite an adventure with many challenges and triumphs. The expense of touring is probably the biggest disadvantage. Nowadays everyone plays music and finding an audience willing to pay is tough. With that said, the actual making of the music is one of the saving graces. It beats the humdrum of a daily job, although I have to give thanks for that source of income. I would not be able to do this without the damned job.
Not having personal space is also a huge challenge and even the best of friends will get on each others nerves now and then. I feel fortunate that I like the people in the Cleemann band. Networking is also cool, meeting and playing with other artists is always interesting and sometimes quite fun. I do not miss home so much as wish I could have a space of my own for the sake of my sanity. It's cool, all in all.