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Old 06-25-2013, 08:52 PM
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Default Re: Can younger people appreciate music better than people of an advanced age?

Originally Posted by Red Menace View Post
Caddy you're only 34? I always pictured you as a crusty old veteran jazz drummer.
Nope. Just a crusty old 34 year old.

Originally Posted by Jeff Almeyda View Post
...musicians are just as lost as everyone else. As a matter of fact, those musicians who never integrated with the "normal" world by somehow securing a stable home life and income now strike me as totally detached and self-absorbed, not to mention miserable. 45 yr old broke musicians are quite a miserable bunch, believe me.

Did music change their lives? Not for the better.

I guess the point I'm making is that youthful romantic notions do not hold up over time.
This would totally be me, if I wouldn't have got married and had kids. A sense of being financially responsible for the sake of those you love has a way of reshaping your thinking.
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