[LAU] [OT] Drummer Problems

Chris Bannister cbannister at slingshot.co.nz
Mon Jan 7 11:20:02 UTC 2013


A musical director was having a lot of trouble with one drummer. He
talked and talked and talked with the drummer, but his performance
simply didn't improve.
Finally, before the whole orchestra, he said, "When a musician just
can't handle his instrument and doesn't improve when given help, they
take away the instrument, and give him two sticks, and make him a
A stage whisper was heard from the percussion section: "And if he can't
handle even that, they take away one of his sticks and make him a

"If you're not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people
who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the 
oppressing." --- Malcolm X

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