[JPL] good career move

EdBride at aol.com EdBride at aol.com
Wed Jul 12 10:37:23 EDT 2006

My assumption (always dangerous, I agree) was that there is a standard  
technical rider that specifies the brand, and perhaps even model, of piano. If  
Regattabar was able to delete that (or if it wasn't included), good for them,  
bad for GR's management.
Interesting anecdote on D.C., thanks for that insight (one of my hobby  
interests is to chair the Pittsfield CityJazz Festival, so this intrigue is  
...er... intriguing).
In a message dated 7/12/2006 10:09:56 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time,  
jumpmonk at hotmail.com writes:

There is  no "normally" in these situations unless it's stipulated in the 
contract.  Specifics regarding who is responsible for what are usually 
spelled out in  the rider, especially with something like an instrument. For 
what it's  worth, when Mr. Rubalcaba played D.C. in 2003 he played a 
Steinway. And he  pulled some last minute choas that nearly cancelled the  

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