[JPL] The making of a jazz classic ...

Jim Wilke jwilke123 at comcast.net
Thu Nov 24 01:03:13 EST 2005

Think you don't get paid enough for what you do?

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Look at the pay sheet for one of the sessions that yielded half of his 
best-known album, Kind of Blue.

Miles was paid $129.36, while Coltrane, Cannonball Adderly, Wynton 
Kelly and Bill Evans were paid $64.67.

Paul Chambers and Jimmy Cobb, on bass and drums respectively, were paid 
$66.67, the extra two dollars for "cartage" of their instruments.

Thank God for residuals - they were essential!

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