[JPL] good career move

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Wed Jul 12 15:52:41 EDT 2006


I replied quietly to a post by Ed McBride on this topic, but I think I 
need to comment to the list after reading so many reactions. The short 
version of the story is that t I had the pleasure of presenting Gonzalo 
Rubalcaba a couple of years ago.  It was one of those unfortunate 
nights that if something could go wrong, it did, and it was all on our 
end. If there was ever a reason for someone to walk out, this was the 
night.

I wanted to point out that despite all of the roadblocks, Gonzalo 
remained the consummate gentleman and handled himself as a 
professional, and indeed, the show did go on.

Just wanted to speak up on his behalf.  I remain a fan personally and 
professionally.

Laura

Laura Henrich
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In a message dated 7/12/2006 2:26:16 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
eric-jackson at comcast.net writes:

Let's  not forget that the Regattabar is booked by the folks at the 
Blue
Note.
This could affect other gigs as well.




it's only going to hurt his fanbase too.
there's nothing like asking someone out to a show, charging tickets to 
your
cc, spending an hour getting ready, going to dinner ahead of time, and 
then
showing up at the club only to find that the guy won't play because he 
couldn't
  get the exact piano he wanted. those people are never going to want to 
hear
from  Gonzo again.
-david
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