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Old 06-04-2009, 04:53 AM
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Default Re: What are some different carrers for us drummers?

Some of the 'safer' career options in music would be: Tech (studios and live. there will always be a market for competent guys who can man the sound desk), Managing/Booking (consider working with an agency, record label, promoter, publisher etc), working within a music shop, running your own live venue etc.

If you particularly want to play I'd encourage you to get into teaching. There's not a large percentage of drummers who make their money solely from gigging or recording.
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